Redwood Coast Land Conservancy Summer Photo Contest

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Redwood Coast Land Conservancy Summer Photo Contest

Redwood Coast Land Conservancy is organizing a summer photo contest and everyone from around the area is eligible to participate. The contest will be held under two age categories: 1. Youth (for individuals who are 17 years and below) 2. Adults (for those who are 18 years old and above). For participating in the contest, you are required to submit a photograph that depicts the scenery, wildlife, people, or flora at the Mill Bend Property. You can submit your photograph either via sending the mail, or digitally through google forms or an email. The contest is accepting photographs from June 1, 2021, to August 31, 2021.  

This is an excellent opportunity for amateurs and professional photographers to gain a wide range of audiences for their work and present their innovative style of taking photographs. The winners under all six categories will get certificates and the winning photographs will be featured on the RCLC official website, their newsletters, and on social media. RCLC is a huge platform and participating in the contest will open new doors for your future.

Redwood Coast Land Conservancy (RCLC), founded in 1992 as a non-profit organization, is a member of the California Council of Land Trusts and the National Land Trust Alliance. The organization is dedicated to preserving the natural coastal landscapes and wildlife habitats of the southern Mendocino and northern Sonoma Counties for the good of their community and future generations.  

Brief Description

Refer to the table below for further details:

OrganizationRedwood Coast Land Conservancy
Educational LevelAll
Access modeOnline and offline
Number of Awards6
Application DeadlineAugust 31, 2021
Application feesN/A
RequirementsA photograph

Who is Eligible?

The candidates can participate in either of the two categories based on their ages:

  • Youth: for individuals who are 17 years old or less.
  •  Adult: for individuals who are 18 years of age or older.

The six themes under which the prizes will be awarded are as follows:

  • Grand
  • Scenic/Landscape
  • Wildlife
  • Humans in Nature
  • Black and White
  • Youth Prizes

How to Apply?

For participating in the contest, the applicants are requested to follow the stated guidelines:

  • The photographs must feature the scenery, wildlife, flora, or people at the Mill Bend Property.
  • The photo size must be 5 × 7 inches and no larger than 8 × 10 inches.
  • During submissions, include your name, contact details, and the location where the photograph was shot.
  • The file size should not be more than 10 megabytes.
  • Submit your photos in .jpg format, if submitted digitally.

Note: You can submit your entries via either of the three modes:

  1. Via email at
  2. Via online form:
  3. Via mail at PO Box 1511 Gualala, CA 95445.


The winning photographs will get a chance to be featured on the RCLC website, in newsletters, and on social media. Also, they will be open for display at the Gualala Arts’ River Wild Exhibit in October. The winners under each category will receive gift certificates. It is an opportunity for you to exhibit your talent in the field of photography and open better career options for yourself.  

Application Deadline

The photography contest is accepting your entries between the period June 1, 2021, and August 31, 2021.

Apply Now

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