Welcome to GARNA's
annual photo contest! Through this fundraiser, GARNA celebrates extraordinary images that capture the Upper Arkansas River Valley's magnificent, inspiring, and fluid natural beauty.We so appreciate your participation since each entry and each vote is a donation to charity, as GARNA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization! Click here to become a GARNA member.
2022 GARNA Photo Contest Categories:
- Water – Images that convey the water and watershed that GARNA works so hard to protect.
- Wildlife – Images of wild creatures and their habitat that GARNA has worked to conserve since 1996.
- Pollinators - Images of our ever-important pollinators: birds, bats, butterflies and bees!
- Color – Wildflowers, fall trees, winter contrasts and more that inspire GARNA's education, stewardship and sustainability efforts.
- Sky – Capture everything from Stratus to Cumulus, white and fluffy or pink and moody, stars and more!
- Chaffee Critical Scenic Views - Help protect the views that you love in Chaffee County, Colorado. Help the Chaffee County Heritage Area Advisory Board collect photos of critical scenic viewsheds throughout the county and to advise management planning for the Heritage Area and county land use planning. There is no cost to submit these photos, but each photo must be submitted with latitude and longitude coordinates, a kmz file of the location, or a shared pin dropped on a map, along with a note about the direction faced by the photographer.
This year also features youth specific entry options for each category for those under 18 years old.
- A professional panel of judges will pick top photos to be featured in the 2023 GARNA calendar, photo notecard collections and more
- Everyone who submits a photo(s) will receive discounts on photo products ordered through GARNA's shopping cart.