Entries were accepted for the 2015 HNWR Nature Photo Contest June 1 through July 11. Many thanks to all who entered and to the judges, Rick Cantu, Bert Garcia and Skip Hill.
Winning entries were announced on Saturday, September 12. See 2015 Photo Contest Winners for the pictures selected as the top entries in each division.
Each month the Friends name a new Photographer of the
Here is a complete listing of all who have been named Photographer of the Month:
2015 - Win Goddard, Jon Fischer, Tami Howard, Keith Crabtree, Larry Petterborg, David Coltrane, George E. Mason, Paul and Ofelia Martin, Leslie Knudtson, Mike Petrick
2014 - Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Jesus Moreno, Michael B. Keck, Allen Rich, Terri Barnett, Tom Crews, Laura Cooper, Holly Simone Cantu, Randy Conaway, George Cooper, Hannah Frosch, Amanda Burns
2013 - Pamela Porter, Bob Brown, Lee Hatfield, Charlie Hernandez, John Mead, John Scruggs, Kevin Vaughn, Monica Babin
2012 - Ron Varley, Melinda Hill, Becky Goodman, Bert Garcia, Karen Skogsbergh, Marilyn Pickens, Skip Hill, Ben Salisbury, Sally Papin, Tigger
2011 - Laurie
2010 - Laurie Sheppard, Robyn Raggio, Mark McCune, Susan Dilmore, Mike Chiles, Mary Karam, Pedro Alicea, Carole & David Higgins, Denise Stephens, Nancy Miles Miller, Brenda Loveless, Dennis Skogsbergh
2009 - Dana M. Handy, Eileen Sullivan, Cinda Benton, Tony Dean, Jim Gay, Bob and Mary Ann Cummings, Randall N. Lantz, Dick Malnory, Kay Karns, Bill Adams, Chris Jennings, Callie Evans
2008 - Jack Chiles, Rick Cantu, Johnny Beall, Bill Hurst, Kenneth Jeffcoat, Donna Niemann, Michael & Grace Haight, Carol Pfeiffer, Joe Blackburn, Earley Family, Ronnie Barron
Click Photographer of the Month for information on this program
Want to share your Refuge photos? The Friends welcome your photos posted on the FOH Facebook page.
Web page header photos adapted from the following:
Heron in Flight, Phil McGuire; Heron with Fish, Carol Ann Sowell; Heron Standing, Rick Cantu. Page footer adapted from photo by Linda Hopson