It's that time again. The clock is ticking and Tamarac's photo contest deadline is near.

Share your memories by entering the 9th Annual Photo Contest. This is your chance to show off your creativity. Through your participation, Tamarac is able to increase its photo collection used to promote the refuge and its message of conservation.

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Photos may be entered in five categories: Wildlife, Plant Life, Scenic, Recreation, and Nature's Abstracts. Photos must be taken on the refuge and should be 5" x 7". Up to three entries per person may be submitted. All photos will be displayed during Tamarac's Annual Fall Festival on Sept. 26.

Certificates, ribbons and prizes will be awarded. People of all ages are encouraged to enter.

Entry forms are available online at or may be picked up at the visitor center. Entries must be received by Aug. 31 and may be dropped off at the visitor center or mailed to Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest, 35704 County Highway 26, Rochert, MN 56578.

For more information and complete contest rules, contact the refuge staff at 847-2641 or visit