Photos may be entered into any of the six categories described below:

Animals in Action

Capturing native animals in motion

Plants and Trees

Native plants, flowers or trees in their natural habitat


Any wild bird photographed in Canada — including sea ducks, waders, raptors and songbirds

Up Close

Macrophotography of any part of a native plant or animal

Urban Wildlife

Native plants or wild animals found in an urban setting

Young Photographers (17 or under)

Photos of any of the above subject matter by a photographer who is 17 or younger