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The 2023 Avalonia Photo Contest

We are thrilled to announce the winners of Avalonia’s 2023 Photo Contest!

Participants were asked to submit photos in one or all of the following categories: Wildlife, Wildflowers, and Landscapes. We selected a first-place winner and an honorable mention in each category.

Three first-place winners will receive:
A copy of Naturally Curious: A Photographic Field Guide and Month-by-Month Journey Through the Fields, Woods, and Marshes of New England by Mary Holland, a warm felt-lined knit cap with Avalonia’s logo, perfect for fall and winter hikes, and a $25 gift certificate to Kelley’s Pace in Mystic

 Three honorable mentions will receive:
A warm felt-lined knit cap with Avalonia’s logo

2023 Winners

Wildflowers

Congratulations to Carolyn Baker-Reck for winning Best Wildflowers Photo! This photo was taken at Knox Preserve in Stonington.

Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Jodi Williams for receiving an Honorable Mention in the Wildflowers category. This photo was taken at Benedict Benson Preserve in North Stonington.

Wildlife

Congratulations to Bryn Souza for winning Best Wildlife Photo! This photo was taken at Dodge Paddock & Beale Preserve in Stonington.

Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Susan Chester for receiving an Honorable Mention in the Wildlife category. This photo was taken at D.R. Henne. Memorial & Shunock Brook Preserves.

Landscapes

Congratulations to Pam Tankard for winning Best Landscapes Photo! This photo was taken at Avery Preserve in Ledyard.

Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Jeff Korht for receiving an Honorable Mention in the Landscapes category. This photo was taken at Knox Preserve in Stonington.

2023 Submissions

Submit Your Photo

Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, Max. file size: 10 MB.

How to Enter

From May 15th through September 30th, submit your photos to the 2023 Avalonia Photo Contest. There are 3 categories: Wildlife, Wildflowers, and Landscapes, and you may submit 2 photos in each category. Photos don’t have to be taken during that timeframe, but they must be taken at Avalonia properties. Please submit your entries below.

Submit Below

Submit your photo using the form below. Tell us about your photo and where you took it.

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Share your entry on Instagram. Tell everyone about your photo and where you took it.

Use hashtag #2023AvaloniaPhotoContest and tag @avalonialandconservancy

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