I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. ~ John Muir, 1913
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2014 Nature Photography Contest Rules and Entry Form


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2014 Nature Photography Contest Winners

Best of Show: Dave Weth - “Cottontail Confidence”

Best of Funks Grove: Kristen Turner – “Path of Discovery”

Adult: People in Nature

1st Place: Jeanna Powell – “Holding a Hopper”

Adult: Plants and Fungi

1st Place: Kristi Lewis – “Swirls"

2nd Place: Karen Goloff – “Layered Fungi”

3rd Place: Megan Wade - “Yellow Flower”


Adult: Natural Landscape

1st Place: Marlene Aeschleman – “Serene”

2nd Place: Angela Turner – “Colors of an Autumn”


Adult: Wildlife

1st Place: Dave Weth – “Cottontail Confidence”

2nd Place: Dave Weth – “Painted Perfection”

3rd Place: Sidney Weth – “The Lone Bird”

Honarable Mention: Jeanna Powell – “Silphium and Swallowtail”


Youth: Nature
(Includes Wildlife, Natural Landscapes, Plants and Fungi, and People in Nature)

1st Place: Jessica Powell – “Butterfly Royalty”

2nd Place: Kristen Turner- “Path of Discovery”

3rd Place: Lilly Ortega- “Evil Weevil”

3rd Place: Jessica Powell- "Seeking Spring"