Earth Calendar for June 27th and June 28th

Jun 27, 2012

The fourth annual Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp photo contest is underway, challenging resident photographers to enter their best snapshots of a Carolina or Black-Capped Chickadee. The winning photograph will be featured on the Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp to be issued March 1st.  

The contest is open to Ohio residents, ages 18 years and older, and a cash prize will be awarded to the winning photographer. Young photographers, age 17 and under, are also encouraged to participate. 

The $15 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp will be available for purchase online March 1st at Purchasing the stamp supports restoration of endangered and threatened wildlife species, research projects, land purchases and conservation easements as well as educational products for students and wildlife enthusiasts.  The Legacy Stamp is an opportunity for anyone who enjoys wildlife to make a direct investment in the future of Ohio’s diverse wildlife population.  Each year, a collectible stamp depicting a different animal is issued to highlight the diversity of Ohio’s natural world.  Discover more about the stamp and the photo contest by visiting their website  or calling 800-WILDLIFE.  On our Calendar. Hundreds of area citizens helped restore the Little Miami National Wild & Scenic River to its unspoiled natural beauty in the 2011 Little Miami Clean Sweep.  Volunteers are again needed for the 2012 Lower River Sweep scheduled for August 11th.  You can help again this year by sending an email to express your interest to or visit the website.