On Earth Day in April, 2012, the Florida Wildlife Federation will award a commemorative plaque and an age-suitable gardening book to the Florida kid or kids 12 years old or under who have helped to establish and maintain a habitat for wildlife at home or on school property. The habitat will also be featured on our website and in our newsletter. Entries close March 31, 2012.
The Florida Wildlife Federation is dedicated to encouraging young Floridians to be good environmentalists and to care for our native animals and plants. We believe that time spent outdoors working on a habitat project is of great value in encouraging learning about nature. Experts say that lack of active outdoor play and projects contributes to many childhood health problems.
It’s easy to enter. Just tell us how the habitat provides the following elements, food, water, cover, and a place to raise young for Florida wildlife.
Teachers, please note that it is not necessary for schoolyard habitats to be certified by National Wildlife Federation or any other organization, just that they provide the 4 necessary elements for a good wildlife habitat.
A description and photos of the habitat can be mailed to the FWF Office, or e-mailed to email@example.com .
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the FWF office at (850) 656-7113 for more information, if needed. See the PowerPoint in the habitat section of our website www.fwfonline for general habitat information.