Earth Day Poetry & Photo Contests

Photo and Poetry Competition Celebrates Healthy Community, Healthy Self!

The Earth Day Poetry & Photo Contests are open NOW until Friday, March 8, 2019. Submit your poem or photos on this year’s Healthy Community, Healthy Self theme for your chance to win great prizes and be featured in the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows NEWS.

Select winners will be invited to share their work at the Celebrate Earth Day event at Memorial Peace Park on Saturday, April 13.

Ridge Meadows Recycling Society will also present a screening of “The Lorax” (with popcorn & snacks!) to the class with the most contest entries. Please list school & teacher’s name/Division # with entry.

POETRY Contest: 3 categories – Child (up to age 10), Youth (11-16), & Adult (17+). Email poems to by Friday, March 8.

PHOTO Contest: 3 categories – Child (up to age 10), Youth (11-16), & Adult (17+), PLUS Grand Prize Winner. Send entries in jpg format (minimum 1MB) with name & age (if under 17) to by March 8.

Photo contest entries will be posted on the Celebrate Earth Day Facebook page and voting will be open to the public until Friday, April 5. Visit & vote for your favourite photos!

Follow the Celebrate Earth Day in Maple Ridge Facebook page at or the Twitter feed at @mrearthday for updates.