BC SPCA annual Wildlife-in-Focus images contest ends quickly – Saanich Information

2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings.  Photo credit: Steve Burgess2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photograph credit score: Steve Burgess
2021 Wildlife-in-Focus first place winner Backyard Habitats.  Photo credit: Christiane Cottin2021 Wildlife-in-Focus first place winner Yard Habitats. Photograph credit score: Christiane Cottin

There’s nonetheless time to enter the BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus images contest, however procrastinators had higher get their entries in quickly.

Newbie photographers 14 years and older can submit their awe-inspiring pictures of hummingbirds, bears, bees, seals and different superb creatures till July 26. You possibly can enter as many occasions as you want and there’s no entry price.

“Wildlife-in-Focus is a celebration of the unbelievable variety of untamed animals who stay in BC,” says BC SPCA wild animal welfare specialist Erin Ryan. “Final 12 months we obtained greater than 1,000 entries that includes our province’s most stunning and engaging wild animals.”

Earlier contest entries have been featured within the BC SPCA’s Animal Sense and Bark! magazines, BC SPCA academic supplies, native newspapers, web sites, and social media.

Prizes might be awarded for the highest three images, as decided by the judges in every of two classes: Wild Settings and Yard Habitats.

There may be additionally a donate-to-vote choice for a Folks’s Alternative Award – the 13 images with probably the most votes might be featured in a restricted version Wildlife-in-Focus desktop calendar. Plus, the decide’s high picks might be featured in an unique puzzle – each might be obtainable for buy on store.spca.bc.ca after the competition closes.

In 2021, Wildlife-In-Focus was raised greater than $34,000 for the specialised diets, therapy, blankets and different provides to assist the rehabilitation of untamed animals at BC SPCA’s Wild ARC, the place greater than 3,000 injured and orphaned wild animals are cared for every year .

All images of wildlife entered should be taken inside BC and submitted digitally. “Wildlife” contains free-living birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fish and bugs, however not unique, feral or home animals, or wildlife in zoos, aquariums or rehabilitation amenities.

To enter, go to https://bit.ly/3PcYMP2

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