Land Management


Trempealeau County
Conservation Poster Contest


Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home

The contest is divided into three age groups, K-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12. The posters are scored based on the following criteria:

  • Theme relevant to the current year
  • Originality of design and concept
  • Evidence of thought and time put into poster
  • Neatness
  • Easy to read from up to 10 feet away
  • Well planned and designed; good use of space, balance, color and medium
  • Conveys a positive conservation message
  • Accurate illustration of natural resources
  • Shows a good understanding of the conservation concept


The Trempealeau County Department of Land Management held the Conservation Awareness Poster Contest on January 10th, 2018 in the Courthouse, in Whitehall, WI. The Poster Contest was sponsored by the Trempealeau County Environment and Land Use Committee. Posters were entered in all five divisions - Primary, Elementary, Middle, Junior, Senior and were judged on their relevance to the theme "Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home." Additional judging criteria included: Originality of design and concept, neatness, easy to read, if it conveys a positive conservation message, and if it shows a good understanding of the conservation concept.

Serving as judges were: Kathy Zeglin, Environment and Land Use Committee Members, Jon Schultz, Environment and Land Use Committee Member, Melissa Kono, UW- Extension Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development Educator, and Michelle Rose, UW-Extension Office Coordinator.

A total of 101 entries were received this year.

The first place winners in each of the three divisions that were entered move on to the Western Area Poster Contest to be held in Viroqua, WI - January 23rd, 2018.

Contest Winners K-1

Photo of K-1 Winner

1st Place
Kaleb Johnson - Ettrick Elementary


Contest Winners 2-3

Photo 2-3 Contest Winner poster

1st Place
Breely Kampa - St. Peter and Paul

Contest Winners 4-6

Photo 4-6 poster winner

1st Place
Cameron Kruger - Trempealeau Elementary

Contest Winners 7-9

Photo 7-9 contest Winner

1st Place
William Sandoval - Arcadia Schools

Contest Winners 10-12

Photo 10-12 contest winner

1st Place
Macy Lien - Blair-Taylor


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