Deadline for photo submission is August 24, 2007
Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy
Announces First Annual Photo Contest
Submit Nature photos by August 24, 2007
August 19, 2007
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By: Julie McCallum, Entertainment Editor
The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy has launched the First Annual Saginaw
Basin Land Conservancy Photo Contest.
The theme for 2007 is "Picture Your
World: Explore the Natural Beauty of the Saginaw Bay Watershed." The
contest is designed to encourage individuals, young and old, to get outside
and explore life within the Saginaw Bay Watershed.
A non-profit environmental organization, the Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy
works to protect clean land and water in the 22 counties touched by the
Saginaw Bay Watershed.
The Saginaw Bay Watershed is the largest watershed
in the state of Michigan filtering 15% of Michigan's inland waters. The
watershed is unique in that it features more than 175 inland lakes, covers
nearly 7,000 square miles of rivers and streams, and is home to a variety
waterfowl, birds, snakes, turtles, amphibians and 138 endangered or
(Photos by Julie Munger)
There is no fee to enter and the contest is open to the public. Cash prizes
will be awarded to winners in each photo category being offered. Winning
photos will be posted on the conservancy website and in the quarterly
newsletter, "Watershed Wire". Contestants can choose from three photo
categories: Landscapes; Plants and Flowers; and Wildlife. There is also a
special category for students.
Photos entered in the contest will be judged by a select panel of
professionals with backgrounds in environmental protection, art and
photography. Photos will be judged on originality, composition and subject
CLICK HERE TO ENTER
- or - contact the Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy at
(989) 891-9986 or visit the Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy website to
download the entry form and rules at www.sblc-mi.org.
Deadline for photo submission is August 24,
Anyone with questions should contact the Saginaw Basin Land
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