Soil & Water accepting entries for ninth annual pictures contest

Soil & Water accepting entries for ninth annual pictures contest
Soil & Water accepting entries for ninth annual pictures contestPhotograph courtesy Brittany Miller, 2022 Contest Entry

The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District (HCSWCD) is now accepting submissions for the ninth annual Pictures Contest from beginner photographers all through Hamilton County.

This yr the theme helps the Hamilton County Bicentennial with the title being “A Look Into Biodiversity This Bicentennial.” HCSWCD will settle for pictures in each the youth and grownup age classes with every photographer being allowed to submit as much as 5 entries.

Biodiversity is a time period which describes each dwelling organism inside a single ecosystem or habitat, together with crops, micro organism, animals, fungi, and people. HCSWCD is searching for photographs that exhibit and/or promote the wealthy stage of biodiversity Hamilton County has and has had over the past 200 years.

Listed below are some tips for photographers to observe when submitted entries:

  • Photographs with two or extra species current
  • Native habitats which are protected
  • Wholesome rivers, lakes, streams, and so on.
  • Optimistic environmental practices, resembling planting of native or rain gardens or conservation efforts

Digital recordsdata and entry varieties should be submitted by 10 a.m. on Monday, June 26. Keep in mind so as to add a descriptive caption to every entry portraying how the picture pertains to this yr’s theme.

A panel of judges will select two winners in every class to be honored and obtain a money prize. As soon as once more, this yr, Folks’s Selection Award winners in every of the classes will obtain a $50 prize; voting will happen on Fb. Photograph entries and winners will likely be showcased on the Hamilton County 4-H Truthful from July 20 to 24 on the HCSWCD sales space.

Extra data and entry varieties are positioned at E-mail [email protected] or name (317) 773-2181 with questions.