Monday, August 07, 2017

North Woods Conservancy accepting submissions to annual photo contest

Poster for North Woods Conservancy's annual photo contest courtesy North Woods Conservancy.

CALUMET -- The North Woods Conservancy (NWC) is accepting submissions to its annual contest for non-professional photographers between Aug. 14 and Sep. 30, 2017. Explore the land and waters of Keweenaw-based NWC’s natural areas -- Seven Mile Point, Conglomerate Falls, Gratiot River North, Dore Woods and Merganser Pond. Then share your experiences by submitting your photos and their stories to NWC’s photo contest.

Photos taken from October 2016 through September 2017 are eligible. Winners will be announced in early October. First prize is $50, second is $25 and third is $15 plus a 2018 basic NWC membership for each winner. Winning photos will be displayed in print and online media. Details and information on locations of the natural areas are available at

NWC hopes to schedule several photo walks in late August and September. Locations and times will depend on the weather. If you are interested, please contact John Dodge at after Aug. 14. To view entries from previous contests, go to

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