With the increasing pollution, global warming and decreasing water level, conserving nature seems to be a primary responsibility of us. Whether it is drought or drastic change in the environment, all these natural problems might be red alert, indicating major global threats that might occur in future if we remain to be blindfolded toward these causes. It is high time to take the initiative to preserve our mother nature if we want the earth to stay supportive habitat for humans and other species. To do its part in conserving our nature, the Nature Conservancy in Wyoming has brought an excellent program called “I Believe in Conservation” Photo Contest for students. This program is open for entries from anyone who is 14 to 19 years old.
No matter what you shoot with, whether it is a high tech DSLR or your smartphone, you will be judged based on your skills and vision of nature in Wyoming. Don’t worry if you don’t afford to buy a DSLR since you can click photos with your smartphone, but the pictures must be based on the theme, amazing and presenting your vision of nature. This program carries four categories: lands, waters, people in nature and wildlife. You can pick one category and start your photoshoot as per your chosen category. The best part of this program is that you are going to win not only a cash prize but other amazing perks such as statewide exhibition and chance to have your pictures featured in Nature Conservancy publications, social media and web stories. Isn’t it amazing? As a winner, you will get cash and recognization for your photography talent that might prove the milestone for your career. So what are you waiting for? Grab your camera; click some wonderful pictures, and send them as your entry.
The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming is a global environmental nonprofit organization solely dedicated to preserving nature in Wyoming. Its work aims to create a world where people and nature can thrive. It was started in the U.S. through grassroots action in 1951, and over the years, it has grown into one of the most influential and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. The reason behind its success is the support and dedication of its 1 million members and the efforts of its staff.
Get quick information through this table:
|Organization||The Nature Conservancy|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Application Deadline||May 15, 2021|
Who May Be Eligible
Please have a look at the following requirements before you apply:
- This program is open to everyone 14 to 19 years old;
- Applicants must be Wyoming high school students;
- Winning entries exhibited around the state.
How to Apply
All the contestants will have to fill out an online application form and send up to four photos that showcase their connections to nature and their passion for saving it. Make sure your information is correct, and your entry reaches the organization by the time since it can increase your chances to get better consideration.
The selected candidates will receive recognition on this Wyoming photo contest site and its Facebook page, as well as in press releases. An exhibit of the winning photos will tour the state and be shown at various public venues. For each category, a cash prize will be distributed among first, second and third place winner:
- First place: $250
- Second place: $100
- Third place: $50
The application deadline is May 15, 2021. To get selected, please submit your entry on time. Late applications will not be considered.