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2002 Wetland Photography Contest

The theme of the 2002 wetland photo contest was the functions and values of wetlands. The following winning photographs are featured on an EPA poster illustrating how protecting and restoring the natural resources and functions of wetlands have both economic and environmental benefits. To receive a copy of the poster call 1-800-490-9198 and ask for publication EPA 843-H-02-001, or online at http://www.epa.gov/ncepihom.

Grand Prize Winner

Grandprize winner, Elinor Osborn, black tern feeding chick
© 2002 by Elinor Osborn
Black Tern Feeding Chick
Function: Wildlife Habitat
Salmon Creek Marsh near Rochester, New York



 

Finalists

Finalist, Davis, Pine barrens swamp
© 2002 by Anneke Davis
Pine Barrens Swamp
Function: Stream Flow Maintenance, Groundwater Recharge
Pleasant Mills, New Jersey



 

Finalist, O'Brien, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
© 2002 by Jay O'Brien
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Function: Ecological Productivity of Coastal Wetlands
"Bombay Hook NWR" Delaware



 

finalist, Dennis Demcheck, Mississippi/Atchafalaya River Floodplain
© 2002 by Dennis Demcheck
Mississippi/Atchafalaya River Floodplain
Function: Floodwater Storage
Lake Fausse Point, Louisiana



 

Finalist, Jim Newton, Bear Swamp
© 2002 by Jim Newton
Bear Swamp
Function: Water Quality
Saratoga Springs, New York



 

Finalist, Jim Newton, Spring Run in Winter
© 2002 by Jim Newton
Spring Run, Winter
Function: Aesthetics, Open Space
Saratoga Springs, New York



 

Finalist, Michael Corey, Looking for Polliwogs
© 2002 by Michael Corey
Looking for Polliwogs
Function: Environmental Education
Sharon Pond Swamp, Adirondacks, New York



 

Finalist, Ralph Tramontano, Woodhouse's Toad, Calling Male
© 2002 by Ralph Tramontano
Woodhouse's Toad, Calling Male
Function: Critical Habitat for Breeding
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, North Dakota



 

Finalist, Margaret Saint Claire, Beavers
© 2002 by Margaret Saint Claire
Beavers
Function: Creating Habitats, Storing Water
Redmond, Washington



 

finalist,
© 2002 by James Valentine for Florida Power and
Light's Everglades Mitigation Bank
Crocodile
Function: Wetland Mitigation Bank
South Florida Everglades

The theme of the 2002 wetland photo contest was the functions and values of wetlands. The following winning photographs are featured on an EPA poster illustrating how protecting and restoring the natural resources and functions of wetlands have both economic and environmental benefits. To receive a copy of the poster call 1-800-490-9198 and ask for publication EPA 843-H-02-001, or online at http://www.epa.gov/ncepihom.

Grand Prize Winner

osborn
© 2002 by Elinor Osborn
Black Tern Feeding Chick
Function: Wildlife Habitat
Salmon Creek Marsh near Rochester, New York



 

Finalists

davis
© 2002 by Anneke Davis
Pine Barrens Swamp
Function: Stream Flow Maintenance, Groundwater Recharge
Pleasant Mills, New Jersey



 

obrien
© 2002 by Jay O'Brien
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Function: Ecological Productivity of Coastal Wetlands
"Bombay Hook NWR" Delaware



 

demcheck
© 2002 by Dennis Demcheck
Mississippi/Atchafalaya River Floodplain
Function: Floodwater Storage
Lake Fausse Point, Louisiana



 

newton2
© 2002 by Jim Newton
Bear Swamp
Function: Water Quality
Saratoga Springs, New York



 

newton1
© 2002 by Jim Newton
Spring Run, Winter
Function: Aesthetics, Open Space
Saratoga Springs, New York



 

corey
© 2002 by Michael Corey
Looking for Polliwogs
Function: Environmental Education
Sharon Pond Swamp, Adirondacks, New York



 

tramontano
© 2002 by Ralph Tramontano
Woodhouse's Toad, Calling Male
Function: Critical Habitat for Breeding
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, North Dakota



 

stclaire
© 2002 by Margaret Saint Claire
Beavers
Function: Creating Habitats, Storing Water
Redmond, Washington



 

stahl
© 2002 by James Valentine for Florida Power and
Light's Everglades Mitigation Bank
Crocodile
Function: Wetland Mitigation Bank
South Florida Everglades


 


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