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Conserve, steward, and advocate for the unique rural landscape of the Eastern Shore.

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2013 Peeps Contest

This year's theme: PEEPSTERN SHORE CONSERVATION CENTER Create a diorama using Peeps, depicting what you would like to see at the Eastern Shore Conservation Center. Do you have a great idea for office space; the courtyard; art installations; community garden, lunch or meeting spaces? Conference rooms? Living roof spaces? Maybe you envision outdoor picnics in the community garden, outdoor classrooms in the courtyard, meetings on the living roof. Maybe you have a great idea for converting a conference room into a classroom for a multi-functional space. Use your marshmallow creatures to create your dream for the Peepstern Shore Conservation Center. The First Place winner will receive a basket of Eastern Shore goodies (including a guided ESLC bird walk or canoeing at our Sassafras Environmental Education Center). Second and Third place winners will receive a certificate and some Eastern Shore Land Conservancy swag (including a guided ESLC bird walk or canoeing at our Sassafras Environmental Education Center). All three will receive a one-year membership to Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, which offers discounts on bird walks and other events, as well as complimentary passes to our Walk and Talk series and invitations to special events. (Team entries are welcome, and we can tailor prizes to accommodate.) Drop off your diorama at one of the following times and locations: 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, Community Meeting about the Eastern Shore Conservation Center at the Talbot County Free Library 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the former McCord building in Easton, where ESLC will be hosting an Open House 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at the former McCord building in Easton, just before judging Live far away? Going to be out of town? We will award another first prize only to the best of the photo entries. Photo entries should be submitted to spearce@eslc.org no later than

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Eastern Shore Peeps! Show some style!

ESLC is hosting a Peeps design contest. Show us your Eastern Shore Peeps! To enter: 1. Create a diorama depicting marshmallow Peeps arranged in the theme of your choice. For example, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy might create a diorama with the theme, “ESLC – Peep it Rural!” 2. Take a photo of your diorama and email it by Monday, April 2, to spearce@eslc.org. All entries will be judged that week, and the winner will receive a basket of Eastern Shore treats! Runners-up will receive certificates, and their dioramas will be featured on our website. The contest is open to any theme, but local themes will be given extra points. (Think – towns, local businesses, pastimes, agriculture, fishing, crabbing, hunting, boating, trapping, hanging out in a big truck on a Saturday night … show us how your Eastern Shore Peeps hang!) Any entry could be featured on Facebook, Pinterest, or other social media site! Rules: Anyone of any age can enter. Have fun! Be creative! Please submit it by Monday, April 2, and cross your fingers!

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