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Protect American River Canyons Essay Contest

PARC (Protect American River Canyons) is sponsoring a High School Scholarship Essay contest with awards of $750 for the winning essays.


Students may enter the PARC 2013 Essay Scholarship Contest by submitting an original essay of 500 words or less describing their response to the following question about the North and Middle Fork American River canyons located upstream of Folsom Reservoir, in the Auburn State Recreation Area:

What do the American River and its canyons mean to me and my community, and what should be done to protect them for future generations?

Summary of Essay Contest Rules
Essays must be sent by U.S. mail to:
PARC, PO Box 9312, Auburn CA 95604
An Entry Form (available on PARC website) must be included
Contestants must be high school seniors in El Dorado or Placer County, on track to graduate in 2013.
See PARC website for complete contest eligibility and rules information.

Protect American River Canyons is a river education and conservation organization dedicated to the protection of the natural, recreational, cultural and historical resources of the North and Middle Forks of the American River and its canyons. PARC is very active in the community, sponsoring a variety of social, river service and educational events each year. PARC remains vigilant to the threats to the river canyons. PARC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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