2019 Rain Barrel Painting Contest

Modified: September 27, 2018 3:38pm

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The 2019 Erie County Rain Barrel Painting Contest is in full swing!

Open to schools and student-based community groups in Erie and Niagara counties, this painting contest is held annually in honor of Earth Day.  

Paint your rain barrel focusing on a theme of stormwater pollution prevention and/or recycling rainwater. 


All participating schools will retain their final painted rain barrels to use, donate or raffle as desired.


We encourage teachers to incorporate environmental lessons in the classroom wherever possible on conserving resources, recycling rainwater, stormwater pollution prevention, and reusing materials for a sustainable planet.

To register, please visit http://www.erie.gov/rainbarrelcontest