The NVCA is pleased to announce the winners of its 50th anniversary photo contest.
We asked our watershed residents and visitors to capture their favourite conservation lands, environmental projects, watershed wildlife and other images related to the work of the NVCA. The contest ran from August 1st, 2009 until March 26th, 2010.
Then NVCA staff choose the top 50 photos for the public to vote on at the annual Spring Tonic Maple Syrup Festival.
1st place photo
Photo taken by: Nathan Beaulne
Photo title: How you doing?
Photo location: Barrie
From the photographer: My wife and I bought our first camera in August 2008 and became hooked on birds about 3 months later. We'd been taking photos of local winter birds all season. This one stood out because of the interesting pose and the look the Goldfinch was giving me. This was taken from the third flood balcony of our condo building - who says you need a backyard!
2nd place photo
Photo taken by: Jan Hunter
Photo location: Pine River at Hornings Mills
From the photographer: We moved to the Town of Mono 4 years ago. Living in this area there is always something everyday to take a photo of. I am very inspired when travelling around these townships.
3rd place photo
Photo taken by: Georgi Denison
Photo location: Dunedin, Clearview Township
From the photographer: We try to take pictures of wildlife and nature in our backyard and neighbourhood.
(left) Photo taken at Tiffin Centre, by Elaine VanderHelm (right) Photo taken on the Nottawasaga River south of Klondike Park, by Betty Ann Pearen
(left) Photo taken at Tiffin Centre, by Richard Kitchen (right) Photo taken at Bear Creek Wetlands in Barrie, by Janet Sauve
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 50th anniversary photo contest!