6th Annual Photo Contest Winners:

Congratulations to Bruce Leventhal, Grand Prize Winner of The Nature Conservancy's 6th Annual Photo Contest.

On this page, you'll find all of our 2011 Winners, Finalists and Honorable Mentions. You can view all of the submitted images to this year's competition on our Flickr site. Join our Flickr group and share your nature photos with us!

Grand Prize Winner

Bruce Leventhal
Stillwater, Minnesota, USA

Red-eyed tree frogs, Sarapiquí, Costa Rica

Runners Up

Kathleen Patricia Turner
Fairplay, Colorado, USA

Napping bear with cubs, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA

Robert B. Green
Rush Springs, Oklahomoa, USA

Bison, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA


Steve Gould
San Diego, California, USA

King Penguins on the March, Right Whale Beach, South Georgia Island

Bill Pollard
Northridge, California, USA

Jalama Beach, north of Point Conception, California, USA

Eric P. Grossman
Houston, Texas, USA

Polar bear, Svalbard Treaty Area (arctic Norway), northern Spitsbergen

Danielle Mussman
Union, Kentucky, USA

Elephant with Mt. Kilimanjaro, Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Gavin Emmons
Paicines, California, USA

West Fork of Oak Creek Canyon, Coconino National Forest, Arizona, USA

Tony Rath
Dangriga, Belize

Whale Shark, Gladden Spit, Belize Barrier Reef, Belize

Jim Ridley
Brighton, Michigan, USA

Ruby Throated Hummingbird chicks, Brighton, Michigan, USA

Francisco Laso
Quito, Ecuador

Sea lion pup, Pinta Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Jonathan Winslow
Dover, New Hampshire, USA

Male bluebird, Dover, New Hampshire, USA

Kristin Castenschiold
Williamstown, New Jersey, USA

Victory Lakes, Williamstown, New Jersey, USA

Honorable Mentions

Thomas S. Roche
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Mesquite Flat sand dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, USA

Alessandro Abate
Miami Springs, Florida, USA

Lizard, Fairchild TroPhotoal Botanical Garden, Miami, Florida, USA

Amir Ayalon
Tel-Aviv, Israel

Arctic Tern, Svalbard, Norway

Alit Susanta Wirya
Denpasar City, Province of Bali, Indonesia

Snail, Apuan, Tabanan Distric, Province of Bali, Indonesia

Cherie Palmer
New Zealand

Willow trees in headwater of Lake Wakatipu, Glenorchy in the Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand

Russell Reed
Fitchburg, Wisconsin, USA

Nikkō National Park near the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

Theresa (Terri) Green
San Diego, California, USA

Tufa towers, Mono Lake, California, USA

Bert Dennison
Bishop, California, USA

Elephant seals, San Simeon, California, USA

Steve Gould
San Diego, California, USA

Sand dunes in the morning, Monument Valley, Utah, USA

Louis Brad
Boulder, Colorado, USA

Bengal Tiger, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India

Kristy Robertson
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Lions drinking, Thornybush Game Reserve, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa

Walt Kochan
Bellingham, Washington, USA

Breaching orca, San Juan Islands, Washington, USA

Mandy Stadther
Minnesota, USA

King Penguin chicks, Gold Harbor, South Georgia

Rosa Mitsumasu Heredia
Seattle, Washington, USA

Sauk Mountain, Northern Cascades, Washington, USA

David Glatz
Hoffman Estates, Washington, USA

Black Bear, Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary, Minnesota, USA

Garrett T. Hargiss
Middlebrook, Missouri, USA

Tree Volvarillia mushroom, Middlebrook, Missouri, USA

James D. Thompson
Montpelier, Vermont USA

Northern Saw -Whet Owl, Montpelier, Vermont USA

Jacqueline Barisan
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Bald Eagle, Courtenay River Estuary, Comox Valley, British Columbia, Canada

Dan Baumbach
Boulder, Colorado, USA

Aspend in the Storm, Sonora Pass, California, USA

Denise M. Silva
Ashburn, Virginia, USA

Elk herd grazing in the snow, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah, USA
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