2019 Student Photo Contest Killdeer © Sean Stubben


Cancelled: The 2020 Adventures in Nature Photo Contest

Tucson, AZ

The 8th annual “Adventures in Nature” student photo contest has been cancelled for this year.

Student photographers who have already submitted photos to the contest at will be allowed to enter those photos in the contest next year, regardless of whether they are past age 18.

The cancellation is because many students are no longer in school, and many students and families have other priorities now, since the outbreak of the coronavirus, which is requiring families to stay at home.

Last year the contest attracted more than 1,600 submissions from students around the state. The contest is intended to connect young people to the outdoors through photography.

To see a slide show of last year’s 10 finalists, check out our 2019 contest winners page. Or contact Tana Kappel at The Nature Conservancy at 520-547-3432 or email


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