Ramsar photo & poster competition – Winners announced

Photo & Poster winners announced

Thank you to everyone who entered this competition. We received so many amazing photos that show off the beauty, diversity and ecological values of the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland that it was difficult to pick a winner!

 

First prize – photo competition

Congratulations to Tina Sinclair who has been awarded first prize (2 nights accommodation at Minjerribah Camping) with a family of photos showing off different aspects of the Wetland, including landscapes, ecosystems, flora and fauna and recreational activities.

Sunrise at Toorbul Spoonbill at Toorbul


First light at Beachmere

Horse riding at Beachmere

Spoonbills at Toorbul

White-cheeked honey eater

Camping at Mission Point

Straited heron with his catch

 

 

Runner ups – photo competition

We are also awarding several runner-up prizes (ferry tickets to Coochiemudlo Island), as each photo demonstrates the Wetland’s beauty and values:

 

 

Best sunset/sunrise photo: Rodney Augusten – Sunrise at Moreton Terrace Park, Beachmere

 

Best landscape/wetland: Pete – Hayes Inlet at lowtide

Best flora/fauna photo: Jo Lovell – Moonsnail in the shallows of Pumicestone Passage, Bribie Island

 

Best threatened species photo: K Campbell – Endangered Eastern Curlews at Oyster Point, Cleveland

Best recreational photo: Freya Pinney – Exploring the wetlands at Deception Bay

The full library of entrants

If you would like to see these and the other entrant’s amazing photos of the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland, please follow this link: https://arcg.is/1eqSPi

 

 

First prize – poster competition

The winner of the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland Poster Competition is Jacinta Ament (15 years old), for her beautiful water colour of the Ramsar Wetland. The picture depicts the Wetlands beauty and tranquillity, with a simple and meaningful message to ‘take care’ of it. Congratulations and well-done Jacinta.

Acknowledgements:

Thank you to Minjerribah Camping and Stradbroke Flyer for donating prizes to this competition.

This project is supported by Healthy Land and Water through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

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