Ogeechee Riverkeeper (ORK) has chosen the best photographs from across the 5,500 square mile watershed submitted for its annual photo contest. Judges sorted through images that highlighted what makes the Ogeechee and Canoochee Rivers, and the surrounding areas, ecologically and aesthetically remarkable.
The 2022 photo contest winners are:
- Black and White: Big Splash, Don Howe
- Funny Wildlife: Great Blue Heron Waving, Janet Strozzo Anderson
- Landscape: Fall in the Coniferous Swamp, Vivian Lynch
- Plant life: Pink Muhly Grass, Charlotte Landon
- Wildlife: Great Blue Heron, Christian Scott
- Autumn Cypress Pond, Wesley Hendley
- Ogeechee Palette, Gretchen McLeod
- Sunrise, Len Kramer
About Ogeechee Riverkeeper
Ogeechee Riverkeeper 501(c)(3) works to protect, preserve, and improve the water quality of the Ogeechee River basin, which includes all of the streams flowing out to Ossabaw Sound and St. Catherine’s Sound. The Canoochee River is about 108 miles long and the Ogeechee River itself is approximately 245 miles long. The Ogeechee River system drains more than 5,500 square miles across 21 counties in Georgia. More at ogeecheeriverkeeper.org.