"A Bog's Life" Art Contest

Demonstrate your creativity by showcasing the beauty of Burns Bog!

Every year a new theme is chosen that reflects a certain aspect of Burns Bog. We encourage entries  of a variety of different art types (Drawing, Photography, Sculpture, Painting, Writing, and more!). If you enter this year we encourage you to join us at the Delta Nature reserve for our annual Earth Day Pilgrimage where we will be announcing all of our winners. For more information check out our Earth Day Pilgrimage page.

This Years Theme:

Protect and Preserve: Plants of Burns Bog

Create any form of art (Drawing,  photography, sculpture, painting, writing, etc.) to illustrate many of the plants that naturally live in the bog, such as: the sundew, bog blueberry, bog cranberry, bog laurel, bog rosemary, cloudberry, and Labrador tea, to name a few.

​Art can also be of another aspect of the Burns Bog or the Delta Nature Reserve wildlife or environment. Art pieces must represent some aspect of Burns Bog/the Delta Nature Reserve.


How to Enter

1. Create a piece of art that represents Burns Bog/Delta Nature Reserve in any of the following mediums:

  • Drawing or Painting
  • 3D Sculpture
  • Writing (Poems, Stories, etc.)
  • *Photography

Please Note: Participants must be a BC elementary or high school student.

2. Fill out the Submission Form.

3. Send or drop-off your art piece and submission form to the Burns Bog Conservation Society Office: 4-7953 120 Street, ​Delta, BC, V4C 6P6

*For Digital Photographs ONLY, the photos and submission forms can be emailed to art@burnsbog.org

Prize Breakdown

For each grade category, art forms will be divided into 4 prize categories. 


Kindergarden – Grade 1

Grade 2  –  Grade 4

Grade 5 – Grade 7

Grade 8 – Grade 10

Grade 11 – Grade 12


Drawing / Painting

3D Sculpture

Writing (Poems, Stories, etc.)