VOTE: Nature in Focus reader’s choice photo contest

Red-Eared Slider, Alex BoddenRed-Eared Slider, Alex Bodden
Ponderosa Pine Bark, Marianne LundPonderosa Pine Bark, Marianne Lund
Redheads On Mahoney Lake, Rick MckelveyRedheads On Mahoney Lake, Rick Mckelvey
Rib-it, Les ClarkeRib-it, Les Clarke
Roadside Chicory, Ernst SchneiderRoadside Chicory, Ernst Schneider
Robber Fly, Alex BoddenRobber Fly, Alex Bodden
Rubber Boa, Lisa ScottRubber Boa, Lisa Scott
Sharp-shinned Hawk, Mathew LowerySharp-shinned Hawk, Mathew Lowery
Showy Native Milkweed, Janey VoldenShowy Native Milkweed, Janey Volden
Simplicity_Lisa ScottSimplicity_Lisa Scott
Spotted Lake, Julian GiordanoSpotted Lake, Julian Giordano
Three-of-a-Kind, Merv GrafThree-of-a-Kind, Merv Graf
Trout Creek Spit, Pati HillTrout Creek Spit, Pati Hill
Valley Vista Penticton, Les ClarkeValley Vista Penticton, Les Clarke
Waiting For Mom, Paul GrahamWaiting For Mom, Paul Graham
Wild Blue Flax, Greg ByronWild Blue Flax, Greg Byron
Woodpecker, Lance SoareWoodpecker, Lance Soare
Yellow-headed Blackbird, Ian KelshawYellow-headed Blackbird, Ian Kelshaw
Bald Eagle, Danial NeilBald Eagle, Danial Neil
Big Horn Sheep In Snow, Andrew MorrisseyBig Horn Sheep In Snow, Andrew Morrissey
Blueweed Bee, Tom DebrayannaBlueweed Bee, Tom Debrayanna
Bringing Home The Groceries, Curtis ZutzBringing Home The Groceries, Curtis Zutz
Butterfly, Ernst SchneiderButterfly, Ernst Schneider
Chocolate Lily, Ernst SchneiderChocolate Lily, Ernst Schneider
Common Goldeneye, Les DewarCommon Goldeneye, Les Dewar
Hide And Seek, Paul GrahamHide And Seek, Paul Graham
Late Afternoon Winter, George LeaLate Afternoon Winter, George Lea
Make A Wish, Nadine AshbyMake A Wish, Nadine Ashby
On The Hunt, Susie McAdamOn The Hunt, Susie McAdam

The Penticton Western News, in partnership with the South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club, is holding a Reader’s Choice Awards as part of the Nature in Focus 2018 photo contest.

The South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club received around 600 entries of photos from around the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen into their contest with the winning photos from each of the six categories now on display at the Penticton Museum and Archives.

The Western News is looking for input on which photos should be awarded prizes (first, second, third) for the Reader’s Choice Awards.

Email us at with the subject Reader’s Choice and in the body of the email indicate your choice of first, second and third by including the photographers name.

Voting will end at 5 p.m. on Oct. 23 with the winning photos presented in the Oct. 26 Penticton Western News.

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