Friends of The National Wildlife Refuges of Rhode        Island   2023 Annual  Amateur Photo Contest                                                                                                  

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Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of RI

23rd Annual Amateur Photo Competition   


Once again, we would like to encourage you to enter color photos highlighting the beauty of your


Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuges:


Trustom Pond NWR, South Kingstown

Ninigret NWR, Charlestown

Chafee NWR at Pettaquamscutt Cove, South Kingstown & Narragansett

Sachuest Point NWR, Middletown

Block Island NWR



I. Refuge Wildlife

II. Refuge Flora

III. Refuge Wildlife Habitat or Landscape

IV. Photos by Children 14 and under – any subject on a refuge

Photos of mute swans, an exotic species, will not be accepted.


DEADLINE: September 7, 2023

FEE: $10 per photograph, limit 4 entries


$100 AWARD for the BEST of SHOW

Other prizes in each category will be awarded.


The Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of Rhode Island is a volunteer member-based, nonprofit organization devoted to the conservation and development of healthy habitat for flora and fauna at Rhode Island’s National Wildlife refuges, andto safe, accessible, ecological experiences for refuge visitors. The Friends group helps secure funds for and works on refuge projects designed to meet the goals of the US Fish and Wildlife Comprehensive Plan for Rhode Island’s 2400 acres of federal refuge habitat.


Photo Contest Entry Form (2).doc
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