We had a number of high quality entries to our “Favorite New England Beach” photo contest, and we would like to thank all our participants for their submissions. We received 53 photos that showcased the beauty of our beaches, documented the fragility of our shorelines, and told stories of beach memories or management issues. Keep an eye on our website and blog, as we’ll be featuring many of these photos over the next year!
Our judges have picked a winner, and each commented how difficult the decision was with so many great photos. We think the winner they chose simultaneously speaks to the inherent beauty and fragility of our beaches, and celebrates the variety of habitats in the coastal zone – from intertidal to beach to dune to salt marsh.
And the winner of the iPad is…
The runner-up (and recipient of a $50 Amazon gift certificate) is:
and tied for third place (and recipients of a $25 Amazon gift certificates) :
We hope you’ve all enjoyed our look at the beautiful beaches around New England that Woods Hole group works tirelessly to protect. To stay current on coastal management issues and our projects, we encourage you to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and our blog.
Woods Hole Group is an international environmental, scientific, and engineering consulting organization with headquarters among some beautiful New England beaches in Falmouth, Massachusetts. We conceived of this contest to raise awareness of beach management and the protection of valuable coastal resources. For more information about our capabilities, please visit our Coastal Sciences, Engineering and Planning practice website.