2015 Photo Contest

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THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE ASSOCIATION
2015 REFUGE PHOTO CONTEST

Showcase the beauty and diversity found on America’s national wildlife refuges

A White Pelican feeding at J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, 2010 honorable mention | © Theresa Baldwin

The National Wildlife Refuge System has no equal when it comes to conserving our nation’s rich wildlife heritage. The more than 560 refuges are home to more than 700 bird species, 220 mammal species, 250 reptile and amphibian species, and over 1000 species of fish. The Refuge System contains everything from southwest desert to arctic tundra and welcomes more than 47 million visitors each year.

Enter the 2015 Refuge Photo Contest and help highlight the natural beauty found on our national wildlife refuges. Images can feature the array of species and scenes found on wildlife refuges—including birds, mammals, insects, fish, people and landscapes.

 

View the 2015 winning photos and 10 honorable mentions. Our finalists gallery contains the top 55 photos entered.

 

Wondering what type of photo to submit? View winning images from previous contests.

See the contest prize page for additional details. Read the complete contest rules and procedures for more information.

A sandhill crane gets a mouthful of feathers while chasing off another crane at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, 2010 honorable mention | © Randall K Roberts

 

The Refuge Association wishes to thank the 2015 Refuge Photo Contest sponsors: Eagle OpticsHoughton Mifflin Harcourt, Orvis and Wild Bird Centers.

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