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We love to hear from kids across New York about how they spend time exploring outdoors and what they're doing to help the environment. Send us an email and tell us what you think. You can attach digital photos or scanned images of your original artwork too.

Guidelines for submitting photos, original artwork and other materials:

  • Make sure that the photos are sharp and not blurry.
  • If people are in the photo, a Model Release Form must be completed and mailed or emailed to us. We will not use images of any person under the age of 18 without a Model Consent Form signed by his/her parent or legal guardian.
  • Digital photos must be taken at the highest resolution possible for us to use them in the print version of Conservationist for Kids. Digital images may be sent by email or burned onto a CD and mailed.
  • You may email your submission to use, or send it in the mail to:

Conservationist for Kids
Attn: Editor
625 Broadway, 4th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-4502