The Coastal & Heartland National Estuary Partnership (CHNEP) annual photo contest is now underway. CHNEP welcomes you to share your photographic talents and love of nature by submitting images for the 2024 Nature Calendar.
?The CHNEP annual nature calendar showcases the beauty and diversity of our program area and is distributed to thousands all over Southwest Florida. Please join in the fun and help us spread the word!?
There are two ways to submit JPEG, PNG, RAW, or TIFF versions of your images and forms:
Submit your photos and model release though the form link below
Mail a thumb drive and forms to CHNEP:
1050 Loveland Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL 33980
(Please ensure your name and contact information are included in the package.)
? Please direct all questions to Megan Sosbe at email@example.com or call (941)-833-6584. ?
Limit 3 photo submissions per person. Note: a separate survey will need to be filled out for each submission.
Submissions must be provided in the following file formats: JPEG, PNG, RAW, or TIFF
Images should have a resolution of 300 PPI (pixels per inch) or greater, and be NO LESS THAN 6MB.
Please do not submit photos that contain a watermark.
Images must be taken within the CHNEP program area which spans Central and Southwest Florida - please see the area map at the bottom of this page.
Images of animals in distress will not be considered. Entries of non-native plants and animals will not be considered. The CHNEP is a partnership to protect the native and natural environment of Central and Southwest Florida. Our calendar is consistent with this purpose.
Submissions will be accepted until July 1st and winners will be notified by October 2023. To learn more about submission guidelines or to enter the contest, please click the "Submission guidelines and entry form" link below.
Model Release Form »
Subscribe to the 2024 Calendar »