Thank you to those who entered the 2022 Garden For Wildlife Photo Contest! Our fifth annual photo contest attracted more than 7,200 photos submitted in five categories from some 1,000 photographers sharing their love of nature—from city patios to rural meadows. “We appreciate all these photographers for the quality and abundance of photos that highlight spaces where wildlife and people thrive,” says Mary Phillips, Head of Garden for Wildlife™. We hope you’ll enjoy this year's memorable winners.
The Garden for Wildlife™ Photo Contest seeks to illustrate the faces of Garden for Wildlife through striking, colorful images showcasing the impact of habitat gardens on wildlife and people–in urban, suburban, and rural settings, and on land, in the air, and in water.
People in the Wildlife Garden
Close-Up Native Plants and Their Wildlife Visitors
Wildlife Observations Where People Live, Work, Play, Learn, and Worship
Certified Wildlife Habitat Landscapes
Young Habitat Photographers
Grand Prize (one winner): $1,000 cash prize
Runner-Up (one winner): $500 cash prize
Category Winners: One winner from each category will receive a 12-pack Garden for Wildlife Native Plant Collection ($118 value)
Category Runner Up Winners: One winner from each category will receive a 6-pack Garden for Wildlife Native Plant Collection ($68 value)
Honorable Mentions: Each will receive a National Wildlife Calendar
Want more? Check out 10 tips to improve your wildlife photography.
Many thanks to our promotional partners and supporters, dedicated to helping more Americans plant with a purpose by promoting the Garden for Wildlife Photo Contest!
American Horticultural Society
American Public Gardens Association
Garden Media Group
National Garden Association
National Garden Bureau
National Garden Clubs