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DNR's Office of the Great Lakes invites entries for 8th Annual Photo Contest

Published by Central Office November 3, 2015

Contact(s): Jo Temte, DNR water resources management specialist, 608-267-0555,

MADISON -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Office of the Great Lakes is inviting entries for its eighth annual photo contest.

Photos from all seasons are needed and will be accepted in the following categories: natural features and wildlife; cultural and historic features; and people enjoying Wisconsin's Great Lakes. Submissions for a new category, lake stewardship activities, will include a photo and a 180 word description of the restoration or protection project.

Chris Gaziano's "Morning Colors" was taken in Whitefish Bay, Wis.
Chris Gaziano's "Morning Colors" was taken in Whitefish Bay, Wis.
Photo Credit: Contributed photo

Photos of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior as well as their tributaries, wetlands and harbor towns are eligible. The top photos will be featured in Wisconsin's Great Lakes 2016-2017 calendar, which will be distributed at the 2016 Wisconsin State Fair.

The Office of the Great Lakes is also accepting short essays, stories, poems and songs about Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. Photos and written work may be used in the calendar and other Great Lakes publications as well as on DNR's website and in displays and presentations.

The deadline for photo and written submissions is Feb. 1, 2016. For details on how to enter, visit and search "Great Lakes Photo Contest."

Last Revised: Tuesday, November 03, 2015

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