Northwoods Wildlife Center until 1 February 2021

Deadline: 1 February 2021. The 2021 Northwoods Wildlife Center Photo Contest is going virtual! Enter your best photographs in 5 categories:

“North American Wildlife” – Any wildlife species native to North America, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, etc.

“Naturescapes” – Showcase the beauty of natural landscapes! Examples: lakes, sunsets, sunrises, forest scenes, mountains

“Bugs and Blooms” – Close-up shots involving insects, flowers, plants, or any combination

“People in Nature” – Photos involving people enjoying the great outdoors!

“Pets” – Any pet species allowed – cats, dogs, birds, horses, chickens, snakes, etc!

Public voting will take place through the PollUnit website; Northwoods Wildlife Center will provide a link on their website and Facebook page for access to voting starting at 9am February 15th. Voting will close Monday, March 1st at 5pm CST.

The top 3 finishers in each category will be e-mailed a certificate of accomplishment following the close of the People’s Choice voting. The top 4 North American Wildlife photographs are then eligible for the Photograph of the Year designation. A panel of judges will make the Photograph of the Year selection based on criteria of creativity and photo quality.

For complete rules and eligibility requirements, please visit our website or email us at!


North American Wildlife Category – $100 first prize
Naturescapes Category – $50 first prize
Bugs and Blooms Category – $50 first prize
People in Nature Category – $50 first prize
Pets Category – $50 first prize

Photo Contest Website: