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Photo Contest

iris flowers
Contest Rules
Submit photo(s) in one of the four contest categories by December 1, 2024. Select photo entries will be posted on the Wright SWCD’s Facebook page.
  • Photos must be taken between January 1, 2024 and December 1, 2024

  • All photos entered in the contest must be taken within Wright County

  • No photo shopped pictures will be accepted


How to Enter
  1. Click on entry form and fill out general information

  2. Email the form with your attached pictures to

  3. Wait to see if your photo is selected! The winner will be notified directly in early December



One 1st and 2nd place winner will be chosen in each of the 4 categories. 1st place winners will receive a prize of $100 and 2nd place will receive $50. Multiple entries are accepted.


butterflies on thistle

Category 1: Landscape & Wildlife

Photo entries should represent the natural environment that can be found on one of our many landscapes in Wright county such as prairie, forest, lakes, wetlands, etc.

Dan Nelson with boat at dock

Category 2: Active Recreation

Photos entered in this category should showcase the active recreational opportunities offered by the lakes and streams in Wright County. Activities may include, but are not limited to; canoeing, kayaking, boating, swimming, tubing, hiking, wading, fishing and hunting.

muskrat carrying leaves

Category 3: Humorous or Unusual Observation

This category allows you to use your imagination, Entries can include unusual wildlife, recreation, catches, or just an unusual photo.

Alicia O'Hare water monitoring

Category 4: Conservation Efforts

Depictions of conservation practices at work on the landscape such as tree plantings, native vegetation, clean-up efforts, water sampling, cropland conservation.

2023 Winners!

Four season Camel - Category 1 winner.jpg
ice fishing with dog - Category 2 winner.jpeg
Three cows - Category 3 winner.jpg
No Till Cover Crop - Category 4 winner.jpg
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