Amateur photo contest launched

Amateur shutterbugs can enter Parkland Airshed Management Zone’s third annual photo contest. Anyone who lives or works within the PAMZ region are invited to submit photos by March 1.

Amateur shutterbugs can enter Parkland Airshed Management Zone’s third annual photo contest. Anyone who lives or works within the PAMZ region are invited to submit photos by March 1.

Photos must be taken within region that extends from south of Rimbey to Carstairs and from Hwy 21 in the east to the BC border in the west.

Six prize categories are: atmosphere (weather, sky, clouds, smoke, pollution events), nature (scenery, ecosystems and wildlife and state of the environment), urban environment (cities, towns and municipal scenes), industry (oil and gas/petro-chemical, agriculture, forestry and others affecting environment), people (individuals, family and community activities affecting or helping environment), and youth (entrants must be under 18, who can submit for any of the five topics mentioned earlier).

Cash prizes are $200 for first place, $100 for runnerups. Contest rules, entry forms and the region map can be found online at www.pamz.org. Questions and submissions can be emailed at sue@pamz.org

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