To honor the late preservationist and ecologist Rachel Carson, the EPA, Generations United, and the Rachel Carson Council, Inc., are holding a photo, essay, and poetry contest “that best expresses the Sense of Wonder that you feel for the sea, the night sky, forests, birds, wildlife, and all that is beautiful to your eyes.” In her book The Sense of Wonder, Rachel Carson used lyrical passages about the beauty of nature and the joys of helping children develop a sense of wonder and love of nature.
Maximum award: publication on the websites of EPA Aging Initiative, Generations United, and Rachel Carson Council, Inc.
Eligibility: entries must be joint projects involving a person under age 18 and a person age 50 or older.
Deadline: June 1, 2012
Note: WGBY is not affiliated with this contest; please contact the contest sponsors directly for details. UPDATE: This contest is now closed.