2015 Calendar Contest
The Friends of Maplewood Nature is pleased to announce the grand prize winner of the Friends 2015 calendar photography contest. The winning photo, submitted by John Zakelj, is titled “Great Egret Ruffling After the Rain” and is featured as the calendar cover photo. John also submitted another winning photo titled “Great Horned Owlet Tests New Wings”. Congratulations also go out to the other prize winners including: Valerie Erickson, Myra Smisek, Dipankar Ghosh, Vicky Sarner, Jean Zoch, James Holmes, Karen Fenton, Michelle Barris, and Mary Selby.
This beautiful nature calendar features wonderful photos of landscapes and wildlife within the nature center and preserves. Proceeds from the sale of the calendar are used to support programming for the Maplewood Nature Center. The calendar will go on sale soon – be sure to check back here (or on the nature center website) in the near future to print out an order form. They make great holiday gifts!!!
The next board meeting of the Friends group will be held on Tuesday, September 16th at 5:00 p.m. at the Maplewood Nature Center. We are always happy to talk with anyone interested in serving on the Friends board. Feel free to join us at the meeting to learn more about the board and the work of the Friends group.