Photo Contests

Photovoltaics and Vermont mountainsANR Photo Contest: Vermont's Changing Climate

How is climate changing affecting Vermont? What are you and your community doing to reduce Vermont's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions? Share your images for an opportunity to be recognized! Our photo contest winners will be featured on our upcoming new web pages on climate change, on our Facebook page, via Twitter, on our Instagram feed, and in our e-newsletter, Ripples. What are you waiting for? Get outside and capture your observations about this important issue in Vermont's wild places and inhabitants.


Contest will run from Feb. 1st to April 1st. Winners will be announced by April 15. We will accept submissions continuously -- enter at any time by tagging your photos #vtanrphotocontest

Subject Matter:

For this special contest, we will accept your photos of changes in Vermont’s climate, how Vermonters are preparing for change.  Images should be of Vermont scenes and include people whenever possible. Your pictures could be of:

  • Electric vehicles and other clean transportation or traffic
  • Composting and reuse/recycling or landfills & waste pickup
  • Renewable energy generation
  • Weatherization work and energy efficiency improvements
  • Home heating
  • Climate friendly forest, agricultural and wetland management
  • Urban trees and other ways to green our communities
  • Maple sugaring
  • Ice fishing
  • Algae blooms
  • Environmental data collection
  • Public deliberation

How to Enter:

Instagram: Tag your photos #vtanr

Facebook: Post your photos to our Facebook page: or message them to us

Email: Email submissions should be in jpeg format and sized at least 300 dpi's. Send to

The Details:

  • By submitting photos to the contest, the photographer grants permission to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) to use and repost all photos, without exception. Credit will always be attributed to the original photographer and will accompany any post by the Vermont ANR.
  • Photos will be judged by ANR staff to determine winners. We may also solicit input from the public.
  • Photos must be the property of the submittor. Immediate disqualification will take place if it is found that a submission violates applicable copyright law. The ANR assumes no responsibility for images submitted without permission.
  • Rules can be adjusted and amended at any time.