Annual Photo Contest

As of this writing, the Annual Photo Contest will not be featured during the 2019-2020 season. Check back for future contests.


2018-2019 Refuge Photo Contest Winners Picked

The Friends of the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge are happy
to announce the winners of this year’s contest, which ended on August 15th.

The winners are:

Public Use – Steve Schubert for “Guided Hike”

Scenic: – Catherine Lochner for “View from the Top”

Animal Life – Dan Price -for “Chipmunk”

Plant Life – Bertha Kamstra for “Great Northern Aster”

Special thanks goes to local photographer Joanie Christian, who took on the hard task of judging the entries. A total of 36 photos were submitted by eight photographers.

We also want to thank the following Colville businesses for donating prizes for our winners: Clark’s All Sports, Maverick’s Restaurant, Stephani’s Oak Street Grill, Ritzes, and Dodson’s Paint and Glass.

Contact Joel Anderson at 732-4350, or email him at for rules and entry forms.

To view winning photos, click here.

Photo by Bertha Kamstra “Elkhorns Clarkia