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Ron Welker Monarch Ladybug on Sunflower

2015 Photo Contest Best of Show: Ron Welker – Monarch & Ladybug on Sunflower 

Wildlife Photography is becoming more and more popular around the nation, and the Refuge is an excellent place to take photos. With access to the auto tour route every day of the year, plus a few trails and photography blinds or docks, there are many places to get that great snapshot. 

Now is the time to be taking photos for the 2016 contest!


  • 2016 Photography Contest

    3rd Place Earl Nelson – Foggy River Sunrise.jpg

    Now is the time to take photos for the 2016 contest. The contest runs from January 1, 2015 through August 27, 2016 and is open to amateur photographers of any age and from all over, so get out and nab that great snapshot on the Refuge.    Photo Contest Rules and Entry form for 2016. Entries are due Saturday August 27, 2016. 

    Photo Contest Flyer

    3rd Place Sunrise/Sunset: Earl Nelson – Foggy River Sunrise

  • 2015 Photo Contest Winners!

    2nd Place Ron Welker – Western Grebes have Baby Races Too.jpg

    Check out 2015's Photo contest entries on our FLICKR set by clicking here:  2015 PHOTO CONTEST ENTRIES!

    2nd Place Bird Babies: Ron Welker – Western Grebes have Baby Races Too

  • Past Photo Contest Winners

    2nd Place Lloyd Bush – Majesty in Flight.jpg

    To see some of the amazing photographs taken around the Refuge, check out our set on FLICKR of previous year's Photo Contest Winners!

    2nd Place Bird Life: Lloyd Bush – Majesty in Flight

Last Updated: Mar 09, 2016
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