For Immediate Release
July 24, 2018

Last Chance to Enter This Year’s Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest!

Bowling Green, OH – The deadline for the 26th Annual Life on Lake Erie Photo Contest is quickly approaching. The contest is an opportunity for amateur photographers, age 18 and older, to reveal their passion for one of Ohio’s most valuable and dynamic natural features. The deadline for entries is Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

The contest is open to amateurs taking snapshots in and around the Lake Erie. Entries and official contest rules can be found here. In addition to submitting photos to the contest, entrants are encouraged to post and share photos and narratives on their social media.

Winners will be announced in the fall at the Ohio Lake Erie Commission meeting and displayed on the Commission’s social media. Questions regarding the contest should be directed to Sandra Kosek-Sills, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (419) 357-2775.

The Ohio Lake Erie Commission helps preserve Lake Erie's natural resources, helps improve the quality of Lake Erie’s water and the lake ecosystem, and promotes economic development in the region. The Ohio Lake Erie Commission members include the directors of the state departments of Transportation, Health, Development Services, Agriculture, Natural Resources and five public members appointed by Governor John Kasich. For more information regarding the Commission please visit

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For more information, contact:
Dina Pierce, Ohio EPA
(614) 644-2160

Sandra Kosek-Sills, Ohio Lake Erie Commission
(419) 357-2775

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