Summer Photo Contest

Morning Coffee, Flying Pond by Karen Kurkjian – 2020 1st place winner, Spectacular Scenes

Do you take a lot of photos on the lakes, ponds, and streams that make up the 30 Mile River Watershed?

Each summer, 30 Mile hosts a photo contest, welcoming photos from across the Watershed. Entrants can submit photos fitting four categories: Sepctaculatr Scenes, Watershed Wildlife, Fun Times on the Lake and Flourishing Flora. Check back in Summer 2023 to enter!
Questions? Please reach out to 30 Mile’s Executive Director, Lidie, at

2022 Photo Contest Winners

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Contest Details

The 30 Mile staff and board will vote for two winning photos in each category.

  • Fun Times (recreation, people & pets)
  • Watershed Wildlife (includes fish too)
  • Flourishing Flora (aquatic plants, flowers, trees)
  • Spectacular Scenes


  • 1st Place – 30 Mile tote bag and hat
  • 2nd Place – 30 Mile tote bag or hat [choose one]

Pocasset Eagle by Michael O’Malley – 2020 submission, Watershed Wildlife

Into the Mist by Sean O’Malley – 2020 submission, Spectacular Scenes

Contest Rules

  • You may submit up to 5 photos.
  • Please only submit images taken in the 30 Mile River Watershed
  • The entrant must hold all rights for the image(s) submitted (please do not submit images on behalf of someone else).
  • Any images with recognizable people should have permission from each individual pictured to enter the image.

Photo Usage

By submitting a photo, entrants give 30 Mile River Watershed Association permission to use the photo at its discretion for any purpose, including promotion, public education, commercial, charitable, fundraising and/or other activities of the organization. The photographer will retain the copyright to the image and will be given credit if their photo is used.