Congratulations to our 2017 winners, and thanks to all who submitted photos to our 4th Annual Nearby Nature Photo Contest! The contest featured two categories for adults and one for youth. The slider above shows the winning photos. For a look at the winners and finalists, click here to see our Google Gallery.
The Adult winners are:
The Land and Water Around Us:
1st: Allen Melson, Potomac Moon Rising
2nd: Brian Smith, Bald Eagle and Baltimore Oriole
Edward Episcopo, Green Heron at Huntley Meadows Park
Steve Vickers, Whirlpool
1st: Mark S. Jones, overtaken #1
2nd: Sherry Schellenger Parker, Monarch Wonder
3rd: David Di Fiore, Mirror Image
The Youth Winners are:
1st: Dallas Hughes, Trio
2nd: Aidan McCarthy, Wood Frog
Rudha Fareed, Crunch
John Rippey, First Frost
- Ray Foote, executive vice president of the National Forest Foundation, and advisory board member of Scenic Virginia.
- Bob Wick, wilderness specialist for the Bureau of Land Management and stationed in Sacramento, CA. He services as BLM’s unofficial landscape photographer.
Many thanks to our prize donors!!