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Carolinian Canada Giveaway Guidelines

Guidelines for Carolinian Canada 10K GROW Challenge and Pawpaw Parade Giveaways
As of October 2020 - Subscribe to Carolinian Canada for updates

Start Tracking September 13, 2020!

 

Purpose

Be a Wildlife Hero and grow a Climate-smart Yard.

Giveaway Overview

What if you had 6 months to save the world but you’re stuck at home? Count yourself in with 10,000 climate-smart wildlife lovers for 6 months of planet-saving giveaways!

Be a wildlife hero and grow a climate-smart yard. Start by tracking your Healthy Garden Points with In the Zone September 2020 to March 15, 2021 to be automatically “counted in” for monthly GROW giveaways including a grand prize wildlife garden design makeover. You can start from scratch and you only need to track once, but the sooner you track, the more chances you have. You will also be counted in Canada’s Biggest Wildlife Garden connecting nature from Toronto to Windsor and get free garden guides.

Giveaway Details - What are We Giving Away?

All giveaways are on condition of availability. Comparable substitutes will be provided in the case of lack of availability.

10K GROW Challenge Monthly and Regional Give-Aways

  • $25 gift certificates for purchase of kits or other items on My Wild Garden Fundraiser
  • 15 gift certificates per month from October to March
  • includes Pawpaw Parade Kit giveaways
  • other 'pop-up' giveaways may be added

10K GROW Challenge Grand Prize – Track by March 15, 2021

  • Wildlife Garden Make-over Design Consultation (Value $500) + Native Plant Gift Certificate (Value $500)

Eligibility

Track or update your garden with In the Zone from September 13, 2020 to March 15, 2021.

Monthly deadlines will be the end of each month from October 2020 to February 2021 and March 15, 2021.

Watch for limited-time pop-ups too.

You only need to Track your garden once to be eligible for all give-aways until March 2021. The sooner you apply the more give-aways you will be eligible for.

  • A ‘garden’ can be any site that you own or manage e.g. yard, field, balcony, corporate lands, park – no natural features needed.
  • The first time you use the Tracker you will be ‘registering’ your baseline garden. No native plants needed!
  • If you have Tracked before, simply update your Tracker during the eligibility period.

The most recent tracker update for each site since September 1 will be considered a current entry.

  • You will be entered only once per site even if you update the Tracker multiple times
  • If a site is tracked more than once by the same or different people, the most recent Tracker will be considered the entry for that site.

Update your Tracker every year for a new give-aways as available. Subscribe to be the first to know.

Directors, employees and contractors of Carolinian Canada and their families are not eligible.

Selection Process

Recipients will be identified throughout the eligibility time period. Recipients will be selected based on Tracker submission by the GROW Team unless otherwise indicated. You will only be contacted if you are selected.

Conditions

Recipient agrees to the following conditions (unless otherwise indicated in the give-away details)

Notification: Recipients will be notified by email. If recipient fails to respond or take action, give-aways may be re-allocated.

Distribution: Recipient will work with organizers to receive give-aways within the Carolinian Zone using Covid-19 safety protocols. See below for distribution details.

Planting: Recipient will plant only on lands owned or managed by recipient in the Carolinian Zone; follow recommended planting instructions; do not plant in natural areas unless approved by an ecologist or Carolinian Canada; steward with care for 3 years; update Tracker annually; share photos for educational purposes.

Outreach: Recipient agrees to have name and submitted story published unless otherwise arranged. We appreciate sharing of photos to accompany the story.

Follow Guidelines: Carolinian Canada has the ability to withdraw giveaways at its discretion if not satisfied that guidelines are followed.

Other Guidelines

Additional guidelines apply for Pawpaw Parade giveaways

GO and GREEN 10K Giveaways will follow different guidelines set by partners that will be available on My Wild Green Home. See the My Wild Green Home giveaway guidelines below.

Giveaway Distribution Methods

These methods of distribution will be used unless otherwise specified. Recipients must work with organizers to assist as needed. Failure to respond or pick-up if needed, may result in re-allocation of give-away. Distribution to points outside Carolinian Canada's capacity may be subject to fees.

  • Large items (e.g. trees) – pick-up to be arranged with organizers using Covid-19 safety protocols
  • Small items – by mail or courier
  • Wildflower Kits – by mail when they become available in late fall
  • Virtual items (e.g. gift certificates) – by email
  • Consultation (e.g. garden design) – remotely by email, phone or video call with time limits. Recipient has option to cover travel fees for an on-site service, or extended time depending on availability.
  • On-site services – to be arranged with organizers subject to time and location limits. Recipient has option to cover travel fees for an on-site service, or extended time depending on availability.
  • Native plants – may be delayed until they are available (e.g. seasonal availability )
  • My Wild Green Home Giveaways - see My Wild Green Home Giveaway Guidelines below for distribution guidelines related to My Wild Green Home Giveaways

My Wild Green Home Giveaways are available through monthly My Wild Green Home Climate-Smart Passports, which can be found on the 10k Challenge.

Organizer: The My Wild Green Home Monthly Giveaways are organized by Carolinian Canada Coalition

Distributors: Prizing and fullfilment for My Wild Green Home Monthly Giveaways is generously donated by the City of London and London Environmental Network

What is a Climate Smart Passport?

Each My Wild Green Home Climate-Smart Passport is a website that includes a curated list of up to six pieces of content on the My Wild Green Home website. The Climate-Smart Passports will take you on a virtual adventure through My Wild Green Home to GO, GROW, and GREEN with climate-smart exhibitor features from blogs to businesses.

Giveaway Details - What are We Giving Away?

Prizing will be revealed on each My Wild Green Home Climate-Smart Passport website. See the list of giveaways as they become available at 10k Challenge.

All giveaways are on condition of availability. Comparable substitutes will be provided in the case of lack of availability.

Eligibility

No purchase necessary

Participants in each giveaway can apply by:

  1. Exploring the giveaway's associated My Wild Green Home Climate-Smart Passport, links to which can be found on the 10k Challenge.
  2. Filling out the giveaway's application form. Each giveaway form includes up to 6 questions. Answers to the questions can be found through exploring the content linked on each giveaway's Climate Smart Passport.

Deadlines will be the end of each month in which a contest is announced.

Directors, employees and contractors of Carolinian Canada, the City of London, and London Environmental Network and their families are not eligible.

Selection Process

Recipients will be identified after the eligibility time period. Recipients will be selected based on the giveaway form submissions by the Organizers unless otherwise indicated. You will only be contacted if you are selected.

Conditions

Recipient agrees to the following conditions (unless otherwise indicated in the give-away details)

Notification: Recipients will be notified by email. If recipient fails to respond or take action, give-aways may be re-allocated.

Distribution: Recipient will work with Organizers and Distributors to receive give-aways. See below for specific distribution details.

Outreach: Recipient agrees to have name and submitted story published unless otherwise arranged. We appreciate sharing of photos to accompany the story.

Follow Guidelines: The Organizers have the ability to withdraw giveaways at their discretion if not satisfied that guidelines are followed.

Distribution Details

Distribution for different prizes and prize packs is subject to the following conditions specific to each distributor in the list below:

City of London: Contest winners with be contacted by a City of London representative to arrange for the delivery of prize coupons. Coupons can then be taken to one of the City of London EnviroDepots to collect the prize. Prizes must be collected at the City of London EnviroDepots in person - prizes will not be mailed or shipped.

London Environmental Network: Contest winners will be contacted by email by a team member at the London Environmental Network to arrange the delivery of the prize.

The Pawpaw Parade is now past - read the details about the give-away below

Purpose: The Great Pawpaw Parade supports passionate people growing Canada’s Biggest Wildlife Garden from Toronto to Windsor by sharing native plants.

Give-Away Overview: Over 150 Native Plant Give-Aways (details below). Launching the Carolinian Canada 10K Challenge Give-Aways.

Eligibility: Track your garden with In the Zone September 13 - 28, 2020

Selection Process: Recipients will be identified throughout September 2020 unless otherwise indicated. Recipients will be selected based on Tracker submissions by the Parade Team. You will only be contacted if you are selected.

Conditions: Recipient agrees to pick up and plant by October 2021 on land they own or manage in the Carolinian Zone; follow recommended planting instructions; do not plant in natural areas unless approved by an ecologist or Carolinian Canada; steward with care for 3 years; update Tracker annually; share photos for educational purposes. (unless otherwise indicated in give-away details).

Other Guidelines: The Pawpaw Parade is subject to Carolinian Canada 10K GROW Challenge Give-Away Guidelines as well.

 

Pawpaw Parade Giveaway Details

The Pawpaw Parade is now past - read about what we gave away below

In addition to the rare and delicious Pawpaw tree, we are adding more types of native plants this year so more people can adopt a wild treasure!

Pawpaw – 30 give-aways - 25 pairs and 5 singles (for lonely Pawpaws) - 2 year old saplings

  • A small rare tree that is prized for its fruit, that has tones of mango and banana. It bears the largest native fruit in North America. It needs shade, regular watering and well-drained soil. A pair is required to produce fruit.

Tulip Tree – 15 single trees - 2 year old saplings

  • This iconic Carolinian tree grows tall and stately with large yellow tulip-like flowers. It grows in full sun in sand or sandy loam and needs lots of moisture during the summer.

Blue Ash – 30 single trees - 4 year old saplings / 2 m tall

  • A hardy ash tree that likes to be near water and was used by Indigenous people to make blue dye. It may be more tolerant of Emerald Ash Borer.

Cucumber Magnolia – 15 single trees to foster for plant conservation research

  • Selection by spring 2021 - Additional conditions will apply for research / conservation purposes
  • An endangered Carolinian tree part of a new research program that includes landowner stewardship and DNA analysis. To protect wild populations it cannot be planted in natural areas. It is a large tree for moist to wet sites in full sun. It prefers rich, slightly acidic soil. Volunteers will foster the plant and may or may not be able to keep them depending on research outcomes.

My Wild Garden Kits – 60 kits - distributed as part of 10K Challenge from October 2020 to January 2021 - see Above.

  • value $25 each

Plus - you are automatically entered int Carolinian Canada's 10K GROW Challenge Give-Aways

 

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