Wild Waterways — Community Rivers Project — Essay Contest for First Graders
WildPlaces, invites all the First graders of Porterville School district to be a “Be a Water Warrior”. Students should complete essays in class. WP will collect essays, select finalists according to the grade appropriate rubric, and WP Advisory Board members would select the two co-winners. Each winner will win a bicycle.
WildPlaces will publish the winners in the local newspapers with the announcement of an upcoming community WP hosted event.
Support information and a story frame packets are included in each teacher packet.
WildPlaces is a community benefits 501c3 organization based in Springville, California and working in Kern, Tulare, and Fresno Counties. We have a 15-year history of stewardship of land, water, and communities. We are aware of the need to take direct action in protecting natural resources through place-based projects, outreach and education our communities.