Through summer 2022 the Conservancy held its fifth annual juried photo contest, Confluence: Land, Water, Wildlife. The contest invites local photographers to capture striking nature photos from the Upper Delaware River region in five categories: landscape, wildlife, macro, water, and the Van Scott Nature Reserve, plus a youth category for photographers under age 18.
The Conservancy is pleased to announce the winners of the juried contest. In the landscape category, winner – Laurie Lobbregt, runners-up – Tracy Harris and Daniel Pilz. Wildlife category, winner – Peter Kolesar, runners-up – Stephen Hansen and Jeffrey Sidle. Water category, winner – Roger Gottlieb, runners-up – Sarah Hine and Stephen Hansen. Macro category, winner – William Brown, runners-up – Lynda Asprinio and Kathe Williams. Van Scott Nature Reserve category, winner – Jeffrey Sidle, runners-up – Claire Shickora and Sarah Hine. Youth category, winner – Anna Brown, age 14; runners-up – Owen Doyle, Aidan Hague, Reilly Hague, Mckayleigh Lokuta, Giada Mancuso, and Kallista Straut. The People’s Choice winner is Eileen Chorba and the Conservancy Staff Pick is John Butler.
The ARTery Gallery in Milford, PA will host the Conservancy from November 10th until December 5th in an exhibition featuring the winning photographs alongside artwork created by ARTery member artists, opening with a reception on Saturday, November 12 from 2-4pm at 210 Broad Street, Milford.