The “Southwest Florida Native Flora & Fauna” photo contest is open to all amateur photographers that reside full or part time in Collier County, FL from the age of 14 years and older. Entrant must be an amateur who has not received monetary compensation for photography whether in exhibits, by sale or through any facet of journalism.
Photos can be submitted at City Hall between February 1st thru April 5th, 2010. All entered photographs will be displayed at the City Community event held on Saturday, April 10th, 2010, 10AM – 1PM at Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Court, Marco Island, FL.
Three (3) categories will be judged for First Place Certificates and showings at the City of Marco Island City Hall (April 26th – May 14th, 2010) and the Art League, Marco Island’s Center for the Arts Atrium (May 18th – 27th, 2010). The three categories are: Color, Black & White and Creative.
People have long been captivated by Florida’s beauty and abundance of plants and animal life as well as the unique diversity of their natural habitats. This contest will express a visual celebration of all natural species, both animal and plant life, which inhabit the Southwest Florida and Everglades’ environments.
For more information please, contact Nancy Richie, Environmental Specialist at (239) 389-5003.