Congratulations to this year's winners!  Everyone is invited to the winners reception where we will unveil the top 3 photos and 9 honorable mentions. 


Submit your favorite nature and wildlife photos taken at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge between June 2018 and May 1, 2019. Photographs will be accepted only from the original photographer who must be 10 to 18 years old and taken within the boundaries of the Refuge in public accessible areas.  Wildlife and plants must not be disturbed. Any refuge scene including wildlife, plants, or scenic landscape is eligible.  Judges will give extra consideration to a diversity of flora, fauna and scenic content. Winners will be eligible for a maximum of two (2) prizes per contest year, only one (1) of which may be in the top three placements.


Contest Prizes:

  • 1st Place: $200 Gift Card for Photo Supply
  • 2nd Place: $100 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply
  • 3rd Place: $50 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply
  • 9 Honorable Mentions: $25 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply
  • All entrants receive a 1-year family membership to the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards!

Submit your photos and see complete submission requirements and terms at Pro Photo Supply's Contest Page


Contest winner's photos will be displayed in different locations in the Vancouver area each month for one year. 


2017 Youth Photo Contest Winner Display Locations:

June 2017 - New Seasons Fishers Landing

July 2017 - Camas Public Library

August 2017 - Washougal Hardware

September 2017 - Vancouver Community Library

October 2017 - Vancouver Water Resources Education Center

November 2017 - Camas High School

December 2017 - Stevenson Public Library

January 2018 - Cascade Park Library

February 2018 - Columbia Credit Union, Washougal

March 2018 - Three Creeks Library, Vancouver

April 2018 -  Jemptegaard Middle School, Washougal

May 2018 - Jemptegaard Middle School, Washougal

June 2018 - New Seasons Market Fishers Landing, Vancouver

July 2018 - Camas Public Library

August 2018 - 

September 2018 - Washougal Hardware

October 2018 - Water Education and Resources Center Vancouver


Photo Contest Winners Archive.  Click the year to see the winning photos from that year.

First Place 2017

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

Congratulations to this year's winners!  Everyone is invited to the winners reception where we will unveil the top 3 photos and 9 honorable mentions. 


Submit your favorite nature and wildlife photos taken at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge between June 2018 and May 1, 2019. Photographs will be accepted only from the original photographer who must be 10 to 18 years old and taken within the boundaries of the Refuge in public accessible areas.  Wildlife and plants must not be disturbed. Any refuge scene including wildlife, plants, or scenic landscape is eligible.  Judges will give extra consideration to a diversity of flora, fauna and scenic content. Winners will be eligible for a maximum of two (2) prizes per contest year, only one (1) of which may be in the top three placements.


Contest Prizes:

  • 1st Place: $200 Gift Card for Photo Supply
  • 2nd Place: $100 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply
  • 3rd Place: $50 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply
  • 9 Honorable Mentions: $25 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply
  • All entrants receive a 1-year family membership to the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards!

Submit your photos and see complete submission requirements and terms at Pro Photo Supply's Contest Page


Contest winner's photos will be displayed in different locations in the Vancouver area each month for one year. 


2017 Youth Photo Contest Winner Display Locations:

June 2017 - New Seasons Fishers Landing

July 2017 - Camas Public Library

August 2017 - Washougal Hardware

September 2017 - Vancouver Community Library

October 2017 - Vancouver Water Resources Education Center

November 2017 - Camas High School

December 2017 - Stevenson Public Library

January 2018 - Cascade Park Library

February 2018 - Columbia Credit Union, Washougal

March 2018 - Three Creeks Library, Vancouver

April 2018 -  Jemptegaard Middle School, Washougal

May 2018 - Jemptegaard Middle School, Washougal

June 2018 - New Seasons Market Fishers Landing, Vancouver

July 2018 - Camas Public Library

August 2018 - 

September 2018 - Washougal Hardware

October 2018 - Water Education and Resources Center Vancouver


Photo Contest Winners Archive.  Click the year to see the winning photos from that year.

First Place 2017

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011