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2023 Photo Contest Now Open

Posted: 1/5/23

We want to see your best photographs that feature our lakes, streams, parks, wildlife, plants, recreation, or anything else outdoors that inspires you!

The Rules:

  • Photos must be taken within the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District in 2022 or 2023
  • Maximum 10 submissions per photographer
  • Photographer must know the names and contact info of any identifiable people in the photo
  • Images should accurately represent the reality of the photographed scene
  • Photographers agree to grant the RPBCWD photo license of all submitted photos
  • Photos must be:
    • Horizontal orientation
    • At least 300 dpi
    • TIF, JPEG, or PNG format (digital photos only) 

Winning photographs will be featured in a 2024 calendar, highlighted at, shared on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts, and more!

Submissions are due September 30th, 2023 and will be judged by RPBCWD staff and its Citizen Advisory Committee. 

With questions or for alternate submission methods, contact Eleanor at

2021 winning photo by Rajendran Thiagarajan, Purgatory Creek.

See all 2021 entries.

Submit a Photo