Congratulations to our 2016 Photo Contest winners! Thank you to everyone that submitted a photo – we had many great options to choose from! Photos were submitted in three categories: Flora & Fauna, Landscapes, and People in Nature in order to capture Michigan’s natural beauty.
Grand Prize Winner!
“In Flight” at MNA’s Karner Blue Nature Sanctuary in Newaygo County by Randy Butters.
Flora & Fauna
“White-lined Sphinx moth” by Mary Rasmussen.
“Northern saw-whet owl” by Patrick Wright.
“Virginia Bluebells” at MNA’s Coldwater River Nature Sanctuary in Kent County by Marilyn Keigley.
“Egret in the mist” by Deb Traxinger.
“Late autumn snowstorm” at MNA’s Wilcox Warnes Memorial Nature Sanctuary in Macomb County by Jason Steel.
“Tannery Falls” at MNA’s Twin Waterfalls Memorial Nature Sanctuary in Alger County by Shannon Hart.
“Menomonee River Sunrise” by Joy Ziemnick.
“Heron and Deer in the Fog” by Byron Drachman.
People in Nature
“Chance Encounter” at MNA’s Newaygo Prairie by Randy Butters.
“Kayaking at the Sloughs” by Nathan Miller.
“Hiking” by Patricia Pennell.
“Bioblitz on Lake Perrault” by Nathan Miller.