Share your past adventures in Alberta's wilderness through the art of photography! Your photograph will be featured on the website, you will be entered for a chance to win one of four categories, and most importantly, raise money for conservation.
Just you, your camera, and your talent! Note we can only accept photos in JPG format.
The grand prize winner will be featured as the cover on AWA’s quarterly news magazine, the Wild Lands Advocate, along with a feature inside the newsletter. Runners up will also be featured inside the newsletter.
Red Rock Canyon
The foothills are wonderful places, where you can see many ecosystems in the same image. Poor weather and intermittent cloud are gold for landscapes; variegated lighting lends depth, and rain brings out the saturation.
Beautiful glacier lilies at edge of Frozen Lake (off Elk Pass trail). These plants were an important food source for some indigenous groups as well as for grizzlies. From a July 2019 hike. I sure miss the Tower Climb.
Best Foot Forward
Near Highway 40 in Kananaskis, I scrambled about 30m above grade and shot this image from across the road, so I could give these beautiful residents the space they deserve. As guests in their home, we must respect their space.
This old Jack Pine is on a sand ridge near Lost Lake, a once lovely wetland that has all but dried up, along with similar ones throughout the Sandhills. The tree has has a few rungs attached by Marcel Fournier, an indigenous elder from the Beaver First Nation to the north.
Lindsey Wallis — famous rock sitter; Dune Point, lower Red Deer River; home to most northerly populations of Ord’s Kangaroo Rats, Plains Hognose Snakes, springs, extensive riparian forests and expansive vistas