American Wetlands Month Celebration and Photo Contest!

 

IN MAY LET’S GET MUDDY,

 

DUST OFF OUR KAYAKS,

 

EXPLORE OUR FAVORITE

 

TRAILS, TAKE PICTURES AND

 

SHARE OUR LOVE OF WETLANDS.

 

Submit a Photo! Visit one of the 10 Best Wetlands! Use the Wetland Passport! Enter our Raffle!


PHOTO CONTEST

May 1- 31st

 

Take a walk, grab a friend, maybe even a kayak, pile your kids in the car and visit a wetland. Wetlands are in our cities, on the coast, in the high desert and part of our our lush valleys.  These amazing places are the homes to birds, frogs, dragonflies, oysters, crabs, beavers and more. Make May your month to explore wetlands and share your explorations with us all!  

 

PHOTO CONTEST GUIDELINES

 

Send us photos of wetlands, people in wetlands, wetland wildlife and more throughout May.  We will judge photos at the end of the month in four categories.  All winners will have their photos printed in our Annual Report.  All photographers will be entered into our raffle (see below).  Photos will be posted throughout the month on our social media channels (use our hashtag #mywetland). We can’t wait to see what you send us.  You may enter as many photos as you want!

 

PHOTO CATEGORIES:

Lovely Landscape

Furry (Not) So Furry Friends

Beautiful Botanicals

Emerging Ambassadors (photographer must be 15 yrs or younger)

 

 Photo Submissions


Wetland Wonders!

FIND YOUR WETLAND

Here are 10 great wetlands in Portland area!

 

If you haven’t visited a wetland or maybe you don’t know if you have, here are 10 easy wetlands to visit this month. Grab your boots and binoculars if you have them, dust off your kayak and start exploring.  Bring your camera and take a photo for The Wetlands Conservancy #mywetland photo contest while you’re there!

“The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.”-E.E. Cummings

 

 

10 Easy Wetlands To Visit

 

 

KIDS, CAN YOU VISIT ALL 10 WETLANDS?

Become a Wetland Ambassador!

 

2018 Wetland Passport

Download our wetland passport for a guided trip through 10 great wetlands in the Portland area.  Visit each wetland, try to answer all the questions, when you finish, send us your passport and we will stamp it! We will return your passport and send you an official wetland ambassador certificate.

WETLAND PASSPORT

Download / Print your Wetland Passport


 

WETLAND MONTH RAFFLE

 

Make a donation or send us a photo during the month of May and you will be entered in our raffle!  Want to get double entry? Get a friend to donate and we will enter you every single time!

 

Raffle Prize: One night at the Headlands Coastal Lodge and Spa in Pacific City!

Make a Donation

 

JOIN US and Follow Along by using #mywetland!

Twitter @oregonwetlands

Facebook @WetlandsConservancy

Instagram @wetlandsconservancy

 

Photo Credit: Top to Bottom: Emily Miller, Tara Baker, Allie McCombs