Contest Details

Our 45th Annual National Wildlife® Photo Contest is open for entry!

This year’s contest is comprised of seven different categories:

  • Baby Animals: Portraits and Behavior of Young Animals of Any Species
  • Birds: Portraits and Behavior
  • Mammals: Portraits and Behavior
  • Landscapes and Plant Life: Scenic Views and Native Plants in Wild Settings
  • Backyard Habitats:Portraits and BehaviorWild Creatures, Native Plants and Natural Settings in Your Yard
  • People in Nature: People Enjoying the Outdoors
  • Other Wildlife: Portraits and Behavior (includes underwater life, reptiles, amphibians, insects, spiders and more)

Grand Prize: A trip for two (2) people on any available tour offered by Caravan Tours, to be used within 18 months from notice of being awarded the Grand Prize, plus $1,000 for travel costs (Approximate retail value: $5,000). See Contest Rules for more information.

First Place: One for each category (7 total): Cash Prize of $500

Second Place: One for each category (7 total): Cash Prize of $250

Honorable Mentions: NWF 2015-2016 calendar (value: $15.99 each)

Before entering the contest, please be sure to read our Official Contest Rules.

Emperor Penguins, Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest Entrant David Schultz

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