Great Lakes Photo Contest Winners Announced

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8th Annual WI DNR Photo Contest

Contact(s): Jo Temte, DNR Office of the Great Lakes water specialist,, 608-267-0555; Jennifer Sereno, DNR communications,, 608-770-8084

MADISON – Nine photographers from Wisconsin earned top honors for their entries in the Department of Natural Resources’ eighth annual “Wisconsin’s Great Lakes” photography contest.

Their photos will be featured in a calendar available this summer at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Wisconsin Great Lakes Photo Contest 2016 video
Video Credit: DNR

Joe Polecheck of Superior, Sam Purdy of Mayville, Jonathan Cody of Sauk City and Mason Morris of Port Washington won first place honors in the contest’s four categories.

Polecheck was awarded second place in a separate contest category. Brian Taylor of Wausau, Paul Schultz of New Berlin, Holly Smith of Mount Horeb, Bob Gross of Ashland and Jamey Penney-Ritter of Washburn also won second place for their photographs.

This year’s winning photos will be featured in the 2016-2017…

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