Pomfret Center, CT
For Immediate release
The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Grassland Bird Conservation Center and the Quinebaug Valley Photography Club have teamed up to host their 4th Annual “Focus on Nature” photography contest, exhibit and sale this April and May.
The contest, which will be held at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center in Pomfret Center, is open to amateur photographers and offers nature categories for entrants in three age divisions: adults, (who do not make their living from photography), young adults (ages 13-18), and children (ages 12 and under). Photos must fall into one of the following four categories: plants or insects; landscapes or seascapes; birds; or animals (wild or captive). Nature photographs should not include manmade features.
Photographs must be framed, matted and/or mounted and must have a wire on the back for hanging. The maximum size including the frame must not exceed 20” X 24”. Submissions must be the work of the entrant. Entry fees will be charged to benefit the Audubon Society’s Grassland Bird Conservation Center. Photographs may also be offered for sale.
Entries may be brought to the Audubon’s Grassland Bird Conservation Center at 218 Day Road in Pomfret Center, CT 06259 from March 8th through March 15th on Monday through Friday from 10:00AM to 4:00PM or on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:00PM. The exhibit will open on March 23rd and run until May 10th. All works must remain on display during this time.
A reception and awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 12th from 2:00-4:00 PM where winners will be announced.
Printable entry forms and further information are available at HTTP://www.ctaudubon.org/center-at-pomfret/ or at meetup.com/Quinebaug-Valley-Photography. Hard copies of the entry form are also available at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center. (860-928-4948)
Please help us in supporting the Connecticut Audubon Center and the work it does at their Pomfret Center location. Check their website for nature programs and walks.