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A big thank you for all submissions!!

The Edmonton Nature Centres Foundation’s (ENCF) nature-inspired photo contest submission deadline has now passed and the ENCF would like to offer a BIG thank you to all of the people who have submitted their photos, as well as to those who have signed up to become ENCF members, identified as a future volunteer, or have generously donated funds to sustain our efforts!!

For those who would like additional information, or to also contribute to the ENCF, please see the following links:

Get ready to Vote!

The contest was developed for amateur photographers, age 18+ who reside in the Edmonton metropolitan area, and has received a tremendous response with hundreds of photo submissions. As per the contest rules, the ENCF Board of Directors will choose the top 10 photos for public voting to choose the winners. Please see the following voting instructions:

How to Vote

The voting will open August 1, and close August 15th 2021.


Visit our social media page
Visit either the ENCF’s Facebook or Instagram pages at:


 Vote for your favourite photo!
Click the “heart” icon under your favourite photo on the Instagram page, or hit the “like” on the Facebook page under your favourite photo to register your vote. You can vote for as many images as you like!


Watch for the winners!
Watch and wait for the winners to be selected on August 15th! Remember, the winners will take home the fantastic prizes listed below.


Grand Prize

Sphera Foldable E Bike – Value $1750
Courtesy of Vamoose Electric Cycle Ltd.

The Vamoose fold-and-go fat tire cycle is a fantastic machine for folks looking for a low step-through cycle that can also be folded to fit in a car or small space for storage or transport. With a powerful 500W rear hub motor and 20″x4″ Kenda tires, this cycle will get you where you want to go, with little hassle.

Package 2

Edmonton Valley Zoo – Up Close & Personal Private Tour for Two – Value $250 courtesy of Edmonton Valley Zoo

Join us for a special tour at the Edmonton Valley Zoo filled with many animal photo opportunities and a chance to go behind the scenes! A zoo education staff member will arrange unique opportunities to Get Closer to some amazing animals – armadillos, red pandas, seals and more! All photographic skill levels are welcome. COVID19 restrictions may apply. Animal availability subject to change.

Package 3

Acorn Photographs “Snap Session”
Courtesy of Acorn Photographs
Perfect for kids, families, pets, and portraits! Looking for some quick photos or just a fun activity with your family, love of your life, or furry friend? Then a Snap Session is the session for you! Includes half an hour of photography and twenty-five digital images within two weeks of your session.


TicWatch GTH Courtesy of Remarkable Branding. The TicWatch GTH is a health expert on your wrist, with powerful sensors to help you reach optimal health. These sensors continuously monitor your skin temperature, blood oxygen (SpO2) levels, heart rate, respiration rate, and even your sleep quality. Advanced fitness tracking also helps you keep track of your progress and show all that you’ve accomplished on a brilliant 1.55’’ high-resolution color display. Swim, bike, and run all week long with up to 10 days of battery. Start living a healthier life with TicWatch GTH.

Package 4

Bird Lover’s Gift Package AND Alberta Botanic Garden Family Admission Pass
Courtesy of Wildbird General Store & Alberta Botanic Garden
Value $270
Glass Bird bath w/Stand
Quick Clean Big Tube Feeder
2.5 kg No Mess Bird Seed

Package 5

Framed Canvas Print of Your Photo AND Alberta Botanic Garden Family Admission Pass – Value $270
Courtesy of Canada on Canvas & Alberta Botanic Garden
24” X 18” Canvas Print