Photo contest has started

MARQUETTE — The MooseWood Nature Center has announced the 2020 amateur “Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest — the competition aims to promote getting out-of-doors and exploring Michigan’s natural places.

Cash prizes and swag will be awarded.

The photo contest is free to enter and all submissions will be online only at this time. For a full list of eligibility criteria visit http://moosewood.org/events/get-explore-photography-contest.

The competition, in its very first year, offers a cash fund of $775. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

≤ Best of Show: Cash prize of $100.

≤ First-place winners in all categories: Cash prize of $50.

≤ Second-place winners in all categories: Cash prize of $25.

≤ All winners, including third-place winners: Complimentary MooseWood mug.

All entries to the “Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest must be submitted by June 1, 2021. A panel of judges will review the entries and select the winners. The decisions of the judges are final. Winners will be announced in July 2021. Winning photographs will be displayed at the Nature Center and the website.

These photograph submissions help the MooseWood Nature Center spread the message of how important it is to protect our region’s amazing diversity of wildlife, plants and habitats.

Full contest rules and submission instructions can be found on the website: http://moosewood.org/events/get-explore-photography-contest.


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