The Friends of the Refuge Headwaters are encouraging all amateur photographers to get outside this winter and capture the beauty of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) for a winter photo contest.
Photos in the following categories will be accepted until March 13, 2020: Scenic Views of the Refuge, Wildlife and Plants of the Refuge, and Connecting People with Nature on the Refuge. There is a fourth category, Young Nature Photographers, for youth ages 16 and under. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three winners in each category.
For complete rules visit the Friends of the Refuge Headwaters at friendsoftherefugeheadwaters.org/2020-photo-contest or call Jennifer Froehly at 507‑494‑6234.