Topeka Zoo Writing Contest - April 14, 2019

Raise awareness of conservation issues by writing a fictional story about real-life problems happening to plants and animals, such as habitat loss, poaching, pollution, climate change, the pet trade, and more! These do not have to be sad stories, they just need to incorporate real scenarios that wildlife face.

Age Categories: Kindergarten-2nd grade; 3rd-5th grade; 6th-8th grade; 9th-12th grade; Adult

Prizes: Choice of a behind-the-scenes animal tour or a painting done by a zoo animal!

How to submit: Drop story by the zoo or email to

Deadline: April 14, 2019