Garden for WildlifeTM Photo Contest People's Choice Award

The public competition for the Garden for Wildlife Photo Contest People’s Choice Award will close for voting on October 31, 2022. All of the photos displayed here are eligible for voting and may be shared on social media. Anyone 13 years of age or older can register to vote. To receive notification about the Garden for Wildlife Photo Contest and other tips and tricks for attracting wildlife to your garden yard, sign up for the Garden for Wildlife newsletter here.

  • To search for photos, use the search fields and hit the 'Apply' button. We recommend searching by First and Last name. For the best search results, click "Reset" before each new search.
  • To vote for your favorite photos, click on the VOTE button below that image. You must be registered and logged in to vote.
  • A green check mark on the 'VOTE' button indicates your vote has been recorded. You may remove your vote by clicking on the VOTE button a second time, which will remove the green check mark.
  • Voters may submit only one vote per each photo, but may vote on as many photos as they wish. Voters may return to the public gallery to vote at any point and continue to vote on images for the duration of the People’s Choice Award contest by logging in.
  • Promote entered images on social media by using the green “Share” button at bottom left of each thumbnail. If you don't see this share button, please use your browser's refresh button.
  • Information and Rules for Voters 
  • Information and Rules for Photo Contest Entrants

*Please note, these photos have not been processed/vetted for formal judging and require review and verification of native species and that they meet requirements of National Wildlife photography guidelines.