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Nature Bowl Competition
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Registration is now open for the 32nd annual Nature Bowl, an activity-based competition for elementary school students held annually each spring.

Coordinated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in partnership with local organizations and agencies, the Nature Bowl increases the science and conservation literacy of third through sixth grade students.

For more information about the Nature Bowl, call (916) 358-2852 or visit

The Nature Bowl is open to students from any area school, group or organized youth club. Participants employ teamwork, creativity and critical thinking while participating in group learning activities centered on local and regional natural environments. The first round will be held at eight locations in March and April. Teams will consist of three to eight students each and several teams will advance to the finals to be held in Sacramento in May.

Teachers, youth group leaders or parents can coach a team. Upcoming preparatory workshops are scheduled at various times and locations.