Our Waters, Our Future writing contest


What’s your vision of a positive future for water and people in south-central Wisconsin?

The “Our Waters, Our Future” writing contest, hosted by the UW’s Water Sustainability and Climate in the Yahara Watershed project, seeks inspiring short stories that can fuel conversations and actions to ensure healthy waters and vibrant communities for generations to come.

The winning story will be published in Madison Magazine. Top finalists will receive other awards.

Stories are due by February 1, 2016. The contest is open to all Wisconsin residents and students ages 18 and up.

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Contest organizers: UW-Madison’s Water Sustainability and Climate Project and Center for Limnology, Madison Magazine, Sustain Dane, and the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters.