John C. Goodwin Nature Photo Contest

*** Note: Winners will be announced at Canoe Day ***

Picture This: Nature Photo Contest

Capture beautiful images forever, as you wander through the wooded acres and open meadows of the Demarest Nature Center. Then enter your print in the photo contest and perhaps bring a smile to your face again as a prize winner!

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Here are the Rules of the Contest

  • Submit your unmounted prints (no smaller than 8″ X 8″ or larger than 8″ X 12″) via email to [email protected] or mail them to Demarest Nature Center PO Box 41 Demarest, NJ 07627.
  • Submit entries by March 31, 2024
  • Write your name, address, phone number, and age (if under 14) on the back of each picture
  • There is no limit on the number of entries.
  • Photos must be taken in the Demarest Nature Center.
  • All entries become the property of the Demarest Nature Center.
  • No more than one cash prize per person, per division, will be awarded.
  • Winners will announced at the DNC Canoe Day
  • Participants do not have to be present to win.
  • The Demarest Nature Center reserves the right to reprint your entry photo on this website or in other nature center publicity.

Photo Contest Categories

Color and Black & White Prints, Adult (14 and up)

Color and Black & White Prints, Youth (under 14)

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Photo Contest Prizes


Grand Prize


1st Place in each categorys.


2nd Place in each categorys.


3rd Place in each categorys.

Note:- We are not responsible for personal property and cannot accept portfolios. Please only submit photos. Thank you for your understanding.

For additional information please email us at [email protected]

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