Have you heard of the Get to Know Contest? The contest starts April 22 and ends May 28, but it's never to early to learn all about it and get prepared. Here's a quote from the site:
"Enter the Robert Bateman Get to Know Contest by submitting art, writing, or photography of your wild neighbors. The goal is to be as creative as possible - so let the natural world inspire you! Go wild with your creation and you could win amazing prizes..." .
Here are the official rules and information. Definitely worth checking out.