Photo contest winners announced

Gary Plouck of Tiffin won first place in two categories in this year’s photo contest sponsored by Seneca Soil and Water Conservation District.

Plouck’s photo of a frog taken at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve won the wildlife category and his photo of a waterfall at Schekelhoff Nature Preserve was awarded first place in the country life category.

Winner in the rural folks category was Theresa Arnold of Tiffin with her photo of a fall hayride.

Jessica Nye of New Riegel was the winner of the “Kid’s View” category with her butterfly photo.

Winners were determined from the finalists by a vote of people who attended the Soil and Water/Farm Bureau joint annual meeting.

Submitted photos were prejudged by SWCD staff

and board members who selected eight finalists in each category.

Winners received a gift card, and their photos are to be published in future SWCD newsletters, posted on Facebook (Seneca SWCD) and used in future desk calendars.

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