The Chippewa River Watershed Project sponsored its seventh annual photo contest to highlight people and places of the Chippewa River Watershed. Winning photographs are featured in a 2014 calendar that is available to the public free of charge.

The Chippewa River Watershed Project sponsored its seventh annual photo contest to highlight people and places of the Chippewa River Watershed. Winning photographs are featured in a 2014 calendar that is available to the public free of charge.

The top twelve photos were selected and CRWP staff assigned a winning photo for each month.

Winning Photographers

January-Cheryl Johnson, Evansville

February-Cheryl Johnson, Evansville

March-Leah Lines, Watson

April-Mary Jo Forbord, Starbuck

May-Gail Felton, Montevideo

June–Gail Felton, Montevideo

July–Land Stewardship Project

August-Lindsey Marcum, Glenwood

September-Jess and Tammy Berge, Sunburg

October-Gail Felton, Montevideo

November-Leah Lines, Montevideo

December-Faith Anderson, Glenwood

Prizes were awarded for the Best in Show photograph and the photograph that best depicted a Best Management Practice. Lindsey Marcum was the Best in Show winner and Cheryl Johnson won for the Best Management Practice depiction.

2014 Calendars from the CRWP featuring the photo contest winners are now available and may be picked up at the Chippewa River Watershed Project office in Montevideo and at some county SWCD office. Stop in or contact Jennifer about your free copy at 320-269-2139 x120 or email jennifer.hoffman@chippewariver.org

"The calendar continues to be a great way of featuring the beautiful landscape of the Chippewa River Watershed and providing people with the opportunity to learn more about it," said Jennifer Hoffman, Watershed Specialist.