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St. Louis River Alliance hosts photo contest

The St. Louis River Alliance (SLRA) is sponsoring a photo contest with cash prizes to celebrate the seasons and beauty of the largest U.S. River that flows into Lake Superior.

We are looking for striking digital images that highlight the diverse flora, wildlife, and recreational activities that connect people to their natural habitat as well as images of the harbor activity. Ten cash prizes will be awarded .

The St Louis River Alliance plans to feature many of the photographs submitted to this contest in its work to help protect the river’s amazing diversity of wildlife, people, plants and habitats.

All images must be submitted though Complete all required fields, including name, email and other information about your photo submission. Images that are sent by mail or email will not be accepted.

For additional contest details, including official contest rules and photographers rights, go to or

The deadline for submitting entries is 11:59 a.m. Feb. 21. The St. Louis River Alliance reserves the right to adjust deadlines as necessary.

The contest is open to all photographers, except employees of SLRA and the Wisconsin DNR and their immediate families, and all persons directly involved in sponsoring and promoting the contest and the final judging.

All contest winners will be announced on April 8 at the annual St. Louis River Alliance Stewardship awards.

Award categories include:

• Wildlife, birds, scenic and flora

• People and recreation

• Harbor activities.

Prizes are $250 for first place, $125 for second place and $75 for third place.

The public votes online for the “People’s Choice Photo” winner.

Questions and inquiries about contest rules can be emailed to kris@