Delaware Highlands Conservancy Announces 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Through the summer of 2021 the Delaware Highlands Conservancy held its fourth annual juried photo contest, “Confluence: Land, Water, Wildlife.”

The contest invited local photographers to capture striking nature photos from the Upper Delaware River region in five categories: landscape, wildlife, macro, water, and a youth category for photographers under age 18.

The Conservancy is pleased to announce the winners of the juried contest--

-- Landscape Category: winner – Tina Tison, runners-up – William Brown and Daniel Pilz;

-- Wildlife Category: winner – Kathleen Colligan, runners-up – Laurie Lobbregt and Paul Lobbregt;

-- Water Category: winner – Milicent Wightman, runners-up – Liz DiMenno and Clark Pitcairn;

-- Macro Category: winner – Jeffrey Sidle, runners-up – Melissa Stiglich and George Silvaney;

-- Youth Category: winner – Anna Brown, age 13; runners-up – Klara Gonzalez, Kallista Strout, Daisy Olivo Heller, Aidan Berman, Mckayleigh Lokuta, Jackson Hancock, and Maxwell Hancock;

-- The People’s Choice: winner is Clark Pitcairn; and

-- Conservancy Staff Pick is Kathryn Beisel.

Click Here to see all the winners.

The ARTery Gallery in Milford, Pike County will host the Conservancy from November 11th until December 6th in an exhibition featuring the winning photographs alongside artwork created by ARTery member artists, opening with a reception on Saturday, November 13 from 2:00 to 4;00 p.m. at 210 Broad Street, Milford.

For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the Delaware Highlands Conservancy website or call 570-226-3164 or 845-583-1010.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from the Conservancy, Like on Facebook and Follow on Twitter. Learn about the Green Lodging Partnership initiative.  Click Here to support their work.

The Delaware Highlands Conservancy is committed to sustaining our rural quality of life and focused on the connections between local citizens, a healthy environment, and a strong local economy.  It has permanently protected over 18,000 acres of working farms and forests, clean waters and wildlife habitat in the Upper Delaware region.

(Photos: Landscape Winner - Tina Tison; Youth Winner - Anna Brown, age 13

[Posted: September 28, 2021]


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