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Cover of Wisconsin's Great Lakes 2017-18 Calendar

Cover of Wisconsin's Great Lakes 2017-18 Calendar. Photo by John Cardamone.

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For information, please contact:
Jo Temte
Office of Great Waters

Wisconsin's Great Lakes 2017 photo contest

The Office of Great Waters received more than 250 beautiful photos of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior for this year's photo contest. Winning photographs are featured in the 2017-2018 "Wisconsin's Great Lakes" calendar, which will be distributed at Great Lakes events and at state parks, visitor centers and DNR regional offices along Lake Superior and Lake Michigan.

Winning photographers for 2017

Natural features and wildlife

Crystal Canopy by Mason Morris
"Crystal Canopy" by Mason Morris

1st Place:
Mason Morris - Port Washington, WI
2nd Place:
Renee Blaubach - Grafton, WI
Honorable Mention:
Greg Dietsche, Walt Huss, Jim Peacock, Marc Ponto, Paul Schultz (2 photos), Philip Schwarz, Titus Seilheimer

People enjoying Wisconsin's Great Lakes

Waiting for the Storm by Joe Polecheck
"Waiting for the Storm" by Joe Polecheck

1st Place:
Joe Polecheck – Superior, WI
2nd Place:
Renee Blaubach - Grafton, WI
Honorable Mention:
John Cardamone, Pamela A. Garzone, Glenn A. Gierzycki, Lara Hogan, Wendi Huffman, Eric Iversen, Titus Seilheimer

Cultural and historical features

Algoma Lighthouse Moonrise by James Brey
"Algoma Lighthouse Moonrise" by James Brey

1st Place:
James Brey - DePere, WI
2nd Place:
Scott Pearson - Eagle River, WI
Honorable Mention:
Tracy Brunner, John Cardamone, Dale Kauzlaric, Katherine Murray, Dan Patrinos, Joe Polecheck, Mark Straub (2 photos)

Great Lakes stewardship

Midnight Plankton Tow by Christopher Suchocki
"Midnight Plankton Tow" by Christopher Suchocki

1st Place:
Christopher Suchocki - Milwaukee, WI
2nd Place:
Mason Morris - Port Washington, WI

Video and calendar

Check out the winning photos and this year's Wisconsin's Great Lakes calendar.

Last revised: Tuesday May 30 2017