Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles
Sheboygan WI
Photo credit: Reggie Gauger

about Lake Michigan, Lake Superior and their watersheds.
your Great Lakes photos and writings.

“Wisconsin’s Great Lakes” annual photo contest and writing project


Send us your best photos of Lake Michigan or Lake Superior. We’re looking for:

  • beautiful shorelines;
  • kids and adults enjoying the lakes;
  • cultural and historic features;
  • businesses and industries that rely on Lake Michigan or Lake Superior; and
  • lake protection or restoration activities.

Photos in all seasons are needed. Winning photos will be used in our annual “Wisconsin’s Great Lakes” calendar and in other DNR publications, presentations, websites and displays.

Annual photo submission deadline is February 1. Limit three photos per photographer. Please attach each photo to a separate email with the photo title, location, and your name, mailing address, phone number and email address.

Submission instructions and contest rules


Help us get the word out about how great Wisconsin’s Great Lakes are. Share your favorite writings with us. You may find your words in our calendar, publications, presentations and displays. (Note: Calendar space limit is about 180 words or 20 poem lines.) Email your writing submissions by February 1 to:
Please include your name, address, phone number and email address.

Contact information
For information, please contact:
Jo Temte
Office of the Great Lakes
Last revised: Wednesday May 28 2014