All Wisconsin & Minnesota Residents are invited to submit images celebrating the beauty & promoting coexistence of wild carnivores: Coyote, Gray Wolf, Bobcat, Red Fox, Gray Fox

2 Contest Categories: Amateur & Professional.

All digital documenting devices can be used: digital camera, smartphone & game camera. Images of wild & free native carnivores will be accepted.

Entries can be submitted starting on March 1st, 2019. Contest deadline is June 1st, 2019.

Submit your best image to, size should be no larger than 5MB. Please include your full name, title of image, whether you are submitting to the professional or amateur category, and your city and state.

Images will be displayed publicly on the Wisconsin & Minnesota Wildlife Photography Contest’s Facebook Page. Participants will retain full copyright but grant Project Coyote & WODCW permission to display their images for public, non-commercial, display and promotional use.

Submissions will be reviewed by Project Coyote and Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin’s panel of selected advisers, Wildlife photographers, and fine arts professionals. We will select the best 15 images to send to renowned National Geographic Photographer Jim Brandenburg for final judging. Each category, professional & amateur, will receive awards for First, Second, and Third place.

Minnesota native Jim Brandenburg traveled the globe as a photographer with National Geographic magazine for over three decades. He has done assignment work and has been published in numerous national and international publications including;

The New York Times, Life, Time, Audubon, Smithsonian, Natural History, GEO, Modern Maturity, BBC Wildlife, Outdoor Photographer, National Wildlife, and Outside.

Brandenburg is the star of the award winning film Medicine of the Wolf and Wolf Spirit, Produced and Directed by Julia Huffman!

Dewey Bunnell, singer, songwriter, and guitarist from the folk-rock group America will be autographing Project Coyote’s ball caps as prizes for the top 15 winners!

Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Dewey Bunnell was born on January 19, 1952 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. His father was an American serviceman stationed in England. Bunnell met fellow musicians Gerry Beckley and Dan Peek in high school. The trio formed the folk-rock group America in 1969. The band released their first album in 1971 and have recorded over twenty albums to date. Dewey wrote the hit songs “A Horse With No Name”, “Ventura Highway” and “Tin Man” for the group. Bunnell continues to be a member of America along with fellow original founding member Gerry Beckley.

Prize awards: first place will receive a print from renowned National Geographic Photographer Jim Brandenburg. Second place will receive an autographed DVD of the award winning documentary film Medicine of the Wolf from the producer and director Julia Huffman. Third place will receive autographed copies of Project Coyote books from well known authors. Additional prizes may be available.

Winners will be announced on July 24, 2019 at The Wild & Scenic Film Festival Being hosted by Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin and featuring Project Coyote’s documentary film Killing Games: Wildlife In The Crosshairs produced & directed by Camilla Fox, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The contest organizers—Project Coyote & Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin (WODCW)— at their discretion may modify the distribution of awards if any category is not adequately presented.

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