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Island Press 'Why Restore?' 2014 Video Contest
Have you been part of an ecological restoration project?
$750 grant to attend the SER Northwest/Great Basin Joint Conference

Due September 3rd, 2014 - WHY RESTORE? This probably isn’t the first time you’ve been asked that question, but here’s your chance to share your answer with the world. 

Produce a video no longer than four minutes that addresses the question “Why restore?” You can share details of an ecological restoration project you started, facilitated, or in which you participated that explores restoration, its importance to ecology and the broader environment, and its impact on the community at large.

Click the link below for Official Rules and more details.


Grand Prize
The person(s) who created the winning video will receive a total of $750 to apply towards travel expenses associated with attending the SER Northwest/Great Basin Joint Conference in Redmond, Oregon, October 6-10, where the winner will be announced. If none of the winners choose to attend the conference or if there are funds remaining, the scholarship may be applied to support the studies of students or the work of young professionals. In addition, he, she, or they will receive a one-year SER student membership, access to an Island Press author mentor selected to match their interests, and the opportunity to work with the Island Press publishing team on a short electronic book on restoration.
Second Place
The person(s) who created the second place video will receive a cash scholarship of $250.

Third Place
The person(s) who created the third place video will receive a cash scholarship of $100. 

Open to US residents, 18 and older, who are students or early-career professionals no more than two years out of school. Entrants can work individually or in teams of up to four people.

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