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Call for Photographs

Fritillary butterfly

Photographers, have you captured great shots of Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge? Photos of the refuge are needed and you may be able to help. Photos may be used on the website, on signs, in brochures and other publications, by a refuge friends group, or may be used in other ways to help promote the refuge, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or the National Wildlife Refuge System. 

Photos are needed of: 

  • Songbirds, water birds and raptors
  • Animals including reptiles and amphibians
  • Plants including wildflowers, trees, etc.
  • Scenery/Landscape
  • Recreation
  • Habitats
  • Historical Photos
Specific Needs:
  • White-tailed Deer
  • Black Bear
  • Wood Frog
  • Red Squirrel
  • Snowshoe Hare
  • Woodpeckers
  • Warblers
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
  • Black-throated Blue Warbler
  • Black-capped Chickadee
  • White-throated Sparrow
  • Cedar Waxwing
  • Pied-billed Grebe
  • Wood Duck
  • Mallard
  • Twinflower
  • Bunchberry
  • Great Blue Lobelia
  • Boneset
  • Red Oak
  • Trembling Aspen
  • People Hunting (within regulations)
  • Photographers
  • Other Recreation
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Habitat

Please refer to the rules and regulation for specific details.

To donate a photograph, please fill out the Copyright Release Agreement (FWS Form 3-2259) then either mail a digital copy to: 

Seney National Wildlife Refuge
c/o Visitor Services Manager
1674 Refuge Entrance Road
Seney, MI 49883

Or email a copy to:


  • Email or mail a hard copy of the filled out Copyright Release Agreement Form with a description of the photos you have agreed to donate. 
  • Please do not crop the photograph in advance. 
  • Label each photo with the subject, your name, the date the photo was taken, and if you can, the location it was taken (i.e. hardwood forest near center of island, marsh in the harbor).

Thank You! 

Page Photo Credits — Fritillary Butterfly on a Thistle - Sara Giles/USFWS
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2013
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