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Announcing the Earth Day Photo Contest winners!

Friday, April 22, 2016

Thanks to everyone who entered the 2016 Earth Day Photo Contest! We were blown away by the quality of this year's entries -- an equal testament to the skills of our residents and the beauty of our resources.

Below are the winners as chosen by MCWD staff. We're already looking forward to next year's submissions! If you have a photo you think we could use in the meantime, feel free to submit it through our website. You can also follow us on Instagram for more shots from across the watershed. 

1st Place
Minnehaha Creek below Minnehaha Falls, by Ernesto Ruiz

2nd Place
Lake Harriet sunset, by Bert J. Soyka

3rd Place
Sunrise over Minnehaha Falls, by Justin Pruden

4th Place
Icy March sunset over Lake Minnetonka's Grays Bay, by Chris Murphy

5th Place
Lake Minnetonka sunset, by Kristine Houtman