Conservation District holding 50th anniversary photo contest

  • Friday, November 10, 2017 12:37pm
  • Life

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Whidbey Island Conservation District, and to celebrate, the district has launched its first-ever photo contest.

Entries are being accepted from now until Tuesday, Nov. 14 at www.whidbeycd.org/photo-contest.html

The photo contest kicks off a month-long celebration leading up to its culminating 50th anniversary open house event on Friday, Dec. 1 at the Nordic Lodge in Coupeville. Winners of the contest will be announced Dec. 1 at the event.

David R. Montgomery, renowned author and University of Washington professor of geomorphology, will be the keynote speaker. RSVPs are required to attend this free event and spaces are filling quickly, so visit www.whidbeycd.org/50th-anniversary.html

One photo entry is welcomed per photographer.They should highlight managed farms, forests, aquaculture waters and other working landscapes that give Whidbey Island its beloved rural character.

Prizes include winner’s choice of a gift certificate to either the Oystercatcher restaurant or a class at the Pacific Northwest Art School, or an exclusive sunrise or sunset Ebey’s Prairie photo walk on Ebey Road Farm and Jenne Farm properties with hors d’oeuvres.

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