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RPBCWD Photo Contest

The 2021 Photo Contest is closed. Hang on to your photographs - we want to see them when our 2023 photo contest opens!

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 boundaries of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District in the last 2 years
  • Maximum 10 submissions per photographer
  • Photographer must know the names and contact info of all 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) 


Mitchell Lake - Toft 1.jpg

2019 Winner Eric Toft (Mitchell Lake)

Winners will have their photos printed in the RPBCWD 2022 Calendar, highlighted at, shared on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts, and more! Judging of photographs will be completed by the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District and its Citizen Advisory Committee. Submissions are due October 15th, 2021.

Click here to submit your photograph.

With questions or for alternate submission methods, contact Eleanor at