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Student Art Contest

The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance presents
What are you doing in the Nanticoke River or the Chesapeake Bay Watershed? Create an original work of art that shows how you use or impact the streams and rivers and your artwork could become street art near a storm drain in the Nanticoke River watershed!


Official Entry Form

Art Competition Rules

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How To Enter:
  1. Create an original piece of art that highlights pollution, water conservation, recreation or wildlife.
  2. Fill out the Official Entry Form
  3. Mail your artwork, along with the Official Entry Form, to:

Nanticoke Watershed Alliance

PO Box 111

Vienna, MD 21869


Don’t forget to vote on our Facebook for the “People’s Choice” winner between October 7 and October 14!


ENTRY DEADLINE: October 1, 2018



Don’t miss out on these awesome prizes! Start your artwork today!


First Place: Your artwork turned into street art and a gift card for GoApe ropes course at Lums Pond

Second Place: Gift card for GoApe ropes course at Lums Pond and a premium art kit 

Honorable Mention: A Premium art kit

People’s Choice: DIY Cardboard Pinball Machine


*Prizes will be awarded by age group
**Art kits will be age- and skill-level appropriate

Age Groups:

Elementary (K-5)

Secondary (6-9)

Advanced (10-12)


Please see the Official Rules for more information on judging. Artwork should answer the question: ‘Water’ the ways that you use and impact the Nanticoke River and the Chesapeake Bay Watershed? Think about pollution, water conservation, wildlife and even recreation!



The artwork shown on this page is of the winning art from Schuylkill Action Network’s 2018 Street Art Contest

We Need Your Help at Coastal Cleanup on September 15!

Rommel’s Hosting “Social Paddles” from August-October!

Looking to get out on the the water during the late summer and early autumn? Rommel Hearth and Outdoor will be hosting a series of “social paddles” on local waterways. Several paddles will be held on the Nanticoke and its tributaries, including Broad Creek and Barren Creek, and some paddles will include demonstrations or special topics. See the flyer for the full schedule. Note that you must provide your own kayak, paddle, whistle, and PFD and you should RSVP through the Rommel Hearth and Outdoor FB page or at the store.

Designer Ditch Workshops

Thanks for your interest in our Designer Ditch Workshops, which we held in August 2018.

Click Here to learn more about Designer Ditches! 




2018 Wade In Schedule

Please see the final Wade In schedule below.

The NWA’s Getting Seedy!

The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance and Spade and Trowel Garden Club invite you to get seedy with us! We’re looking for vegetable, herb, and flower seeds (no invasive plants, please). We’ll be gathering seeds throughout the winter and spring and will distribute all seeds at the 2018 Nanticoke Wade In, which will be held on June 9. You can drop off seeds at any of the events listed on the flyer below or can make arrangements with Seed Exchange Coordinator Mary Lynn.

Register for the 2018 Nanticoke Creekwatchers Training!

The 2018 Nanticoke Creekwatchers Training kicked off on Saturday, March 17. We have one site opening in Delaware–DECR2 (Deep Creek at Old Furnace Rd.). If you’d like to adopt it, please contact Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator Beth Wasden.

Water Fun Coloring Page and Crossword Now Available!

Looking for something to entertain your family and friends?  Check out our Water Fun Coloring Page and Crossword, soon to be featured in local restaurants in Salisbury, MD.

Answer key available here.

You’re Invited to the Old Trinity Church Rain Garden Dedication on October 8!