2018 Winners

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The Diana Atwood Johnson OSWA Photo Contest

Congratulations 2018 Winners

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) in partnership with the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) are pleased to announce the winners of The Diana Atwood Johnson OSWA Photo Contest.

A huge thank you to our judges for their time to look at each photo! We would also like to thank the many people who submitted a photo for consideration.

Contest Details

Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to submit photos. All photos must feature a property from the Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition (OSWA) Grant Program.

Diana Atwood Johnson

The OSWA Photo Contest is named in honor of Diana Atwood Johnson, an avid birder and accomplished amateur bird photographer.

Overall Winner — "Best in Show"

ariel shot of farm

Johnson Farm

Woody Campbell

This photo was taken of the Johnson Farm, protected by the Steep Rock Association

Connecticut Landscapes, Wildscapes & Waterways — Winner

water surrounded by fall folliage

The Beaver Pond

P. Smith

This photo was taken at Beaver Ledges Preserve, protected by the Haddam Land Trust.

Wildlife — Runner Ups

Nickel Mine Brook Trail

Snow Melting on the Nickel Mine Brook Trail

Gina White

This photo was taken on the Anstett Property along the Nickel Mine Brook Trail, protected by the Goshen Land Trust.

CT Landscapes Honorable Mention Mountain View Preserve Fisher Property By Susann Shirlock

Mountain View in October

Susanna Shirlock

This photo was taken at Hilltop Farm East Acquisition, protected by the Town of Suffield and the Friends of the Farm at Hilltop.

People — Winner

People First Place Mountain View Preserve Fisher Property Protected By Goshen Land Trust By_Joyce Mowrey

A View for the Future

Joyce Mowrey

This photo was taken at the Mountain View Preserve (Fisher Property), protected by the Goshen Land Trust.

Wildlife — Runner Ups

summer walk

Walking to the View

Andy Nygren

This photo was taken at the Mountain View Preserve (Fisher Property), protected by the Goshen Land Trust.

fall folliage walk

Cider Walk

P. Smith

This photo was taken at Beaver Ledges Preserve, protected by the Haddam Land Trust.

Wildlife — Winner

Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing Enjoying Berries for Lunch

Libby Lord

This photo was taken at Hilltop Farm East Acquisition, protected by the Town of Suffield and the Friends of the Farm at Hilltop.

Wildlife — Runner Ups

Wildlife Honorable Mention Bluebird Hilltop Farms East Acquistion By Libby Lord

Bluebird and a Much Loved Berry Vine

Libby Lord

This photo was taken at Hilltop Farm East Acquisition, protected by the Town of Suffield and the Friends of the Farm at Hilltop.

Wildlife Honorable Mention Snake Babcock Ridge By Bruce Fellman

Black Rat Snake

Bruce Fellman

This photo was taken at Hilltop Farm East Acquisition, protected by the Town of Suffield and the Friends of the Farm at Hilltop.

Previous OSWA Winners

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flock of birds flying

Photos by Diana Atwood Johnson (1946-2018)