Air, Air, Everywhere Poetry Contest open for submissions

According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), their “Air, Air, Everywhere” poetry contest is open for submissions. The contest is used to raise awareness of the importance of good air quality during the month of May.

The 13th annual contest is open to all third, fourth, and fifth grade students in Wisconsin and the format is any kind of original poetry or riddle, 200 words or less, describing air and/or the importance of clean air.

Entries must include the author’s name, the name of a parent or teacher submitting the work and the parent/teacher’s email and phone number. Entries should be emailed to as a a Microsoft Word Document, PDF or written in an email by Friday, May 3rd.

The Wisconsin DNR has a fact sheet with Wisconsin air quality facts and information to help students complete their riddles and poems. This resource is filled with facts on Wisconsin’s air quality history and its current status to help students understand the state’s air quality. Head to the Wisconsin DNR’s Website for more information on the contest.