Delta Science Center News & Notes
Extending deadline on the 2015 Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Endangered Species Youth Art Contest
We received requests from school to extend the deadline of the 2015 Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Endangered Species Youth Art Contest several school days off during the contest months. In consideration the DSC changed the deadline for Feb. 24, 2015.
Announcing the 2015 Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Endangered Species Youth Art Contest
The Delta Science Center is hosting a youth art contest to celebrate Endangered Species Day, May 15, 2015.
Enter your art into the contest using one of the 22 Endangered or Threatened Species of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, follow the contest rules and get a chance to win prize.
This youth art contest is open to K-12 grade students residing in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta region, including those who are homeschooled or belong to a youth/art program. The contest is an part of the celebration of the 10th annual national Endangered Species Day on May 16, 2015 at Big Break Regional Shoreline Park. Art contest deadline 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. (See rules and details.)
Here is a list of the 22 eligible endangered or threatened species:
California Red-Legged Frog
Giant Garter Snake
California Tiger Salamander
California Clapper Rail
California Least Tern
Conservancy Fairy Shrimp
Longhorn Fairy Shrimp
Lange's Metalmark butterfly
Elderberry Longhorn Beetle
Delta Green Ground Beetle
San Joaquin Kit Fox
Riparian Brush Rabbit
Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse
Soft Bird's Beak
Dunes Evening Primrose
Contra Costa Wallflower
2015 Sacramento San Joaquin Delta Educational Resource Guide Calendar featured in Contra Costa Times
The DSC's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Educational Resource Guide Calendar was featured in the Contra Costa Times along with Vince Galardi's photo of a snowy egret. Follow this link to check out the story.