DNR announces winners of Color Maryland Green Art & Poetry contest

Delightful-Nature Alana-KohThe Maryland DNR has announced the winners of the 2013 Color Maryland Green Art & Poetry Contest.

Color Maryland Green is an art and poetry contest designed to inspire Maryland students to enjoy and respect the state's great outdoors and natural resources. Through the creative use of poetry, art and digital tools, students expressed their appreciation for the outdoors and Maryland's treasured natural resources.

The grand prize winner, whose drawing will be featured on the cover of the 2013-2014 Maryland Bay Game is 3rd grader Alana Koh from New Market, Md. Her pastel drawing, titled "Delightful Nature" is shown above.

The top winner in each age group for the categories: painting/drawing, photography, and poetry, are listed on the Maryland DNR website and each winner recieved a 2013 Maryland State Park Pass.