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your Great Lakes photos and writings.
Nature's Canvas by Edward Deiro

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For information, please contact:
Susan Tesarik
Office of Great Waters

"Wisconsin's Great Waters: Lake Michigan, Lake Superior and the Mississippi River" annual photo contest and writing project


Send us your best photos of Lake Michigan, Lake Superior or the Mississippi River. We arelooking for:

  • beautiful shorelines;
  • kids and adults enjoying the lakes and river;
  • cultural and historical features; and
  • lake/river stewardship activities.

Photos in all seasons are needed. Winning photos will be used in our annual "Wisconsin's Great Waters" calendar and in other DNR publications, presentations, websites and displays.

Annual photo submission deadline is February 1. Limit three photos per photographer.

Submission instructions and contest rules


Help us get the word out about how great Wisconsin’s Great Waters 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.) Email your writing submissions by February 1 to:
Please include your name, address, phone number and email address.

Last revised: Thursday June 07 2018