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Help SCCD to promote pollinators by submitting a design for the front of our Native Pollinator Seed Packets that will be given to area schools and sold at the SCCD 2019 Spring Plant Sale.

Open to: Sullivan County Middle and High School Students

Theme: Busy Bees

Mediums: We are looking for a diversity of mediums including but not limited to watercolor, oil, collage, quilting, carving, assemblage, stained glass, etching, seed mosaic, plant material collage, wood burning, etc.

Submissions: Please submit 2 digital photos of your art work to Dawn Dextraze at ddextraze@sullivancountynh.org.  Please include artist name, grade, and school as well as artwork title.

Submission Deadline: April 12, 2019

Chosen works of art will be displayed on the front of the seed packets and the artist information will go on the back.  A gallery of all submissions will be put on this website and offered to local media outlets with a write-up of the project.

Art on seed packets will measure 3 x 4" tall in final form.

Plants included in the Native Pollinator Mix include: Golden Alexanders, New Jersey Tea, Swamp Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Boneset, Spotted Joe Pye Weed, Closed Gentian, New England Groundsel (ragwort), New England Aster, Great Blue Lobelia, Broad Mountain Mint, Sundial Lupine, Northern Blazing Star, and Yellow Wild Indigo

There are many types of bees that are native to New Hampshire.  Some are very colorful and would make fine subjects for art.  Check out some of the families represented here: http://www.nativebeesofnewengland.com/bee-diversity.html

For more information, please visit: https://www.sccdnh.org/school-programs

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