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Feb. 15, 2013MO |  By: Swetnam

Painting Contest

A new painting contest encourages children to connect with nature.

The Conservation Federation of Missouri presents the "Missouri Wildlife: What I Love about Missouri Outdoors" competition. The contest is open to children 6 to 14 years-old. The winning painter will be recognized at the capitol in Jefferson City. Teaming with Wildlife Coordinator Debra Lee says this is a new way to get children involved with the outdoors.

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Lee says the entry deadline is Friday February 22nd. Contest rules are online at the Conservation Federation of Missouri's website: