Deadline for photo contest nearing

LAKEWOOD The deadline for the “Colorado…it’s AgriCultural” photography contest is approaching.

Entries must be submitted to the Colorado Department of Agriculture with an official entry form by December 31, 2001. Judging will be based on theme, creativity and technical quality, and the grand-prize winner will receive a Kodak Advantix camera.

“Colorado’s beautiful landscapes are ideal for any photographer, whether amateur or veteran,” said Wendy White, marketing specialist for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. “Our past entries have proven that Colorado photographers can capture the spirit of rural life and its people.”

For contest information and an entry form, visit the “What’s New” section of the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Web site at or call (303) 239-4114. The contest is sponsored by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, the AgInsights Committee, Colorado Farmer-Stockman magazine and Kodak.

Four Corners is seeking proposals

DENVER The Four Corners Forests Partnership has issued a request for proposals for community based restoration projects, with $500,000 available for granting.

The partnership, which has granted more than $2.1 million since 1999 to communities, tribes, nonprofit organizations and businesses, is seeking proposals that demonstrate a need to transition previous demonstration projects into a sustainable business, while demonstrating the application of new technologies or development of new products associated with materials gained in forest restoration.

For more information go to or call Carla Harper at (970) 565-6061.

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