Here are the five finalists in our 2022 Habitat at Home Photo Contest. Vote for your favorite!

Click on these thumbnails to see the whole photo. Depending on your screen, you may need to use the scroll bar to see the full image. Then vote by clicking one of the “Vote Now” buttons. You can only vote once and once you’ve cast your vote, you can’t change it. So, choose wisely! Feel free to share this page so your friends and family can vote too. Voting ends at midnight on on Wednesday, May 25.

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Thank you to everyone who shared their photography in this year’s contest! Through your observations, appreciation, and creative talent, you are celebrating the natural world all around us. And you are inspiring more people to create space for wildlife where they live.

Images were submitted by Facebook, Instagram, and email. If you want to see more of the beautiful photos from the contest this year, you can see Facebook entries here and Instagram entries here.

Thank you, prize donors and judges!

The grand prize winner in this year’s contest will win a professional landscape consultation donated by Byington Landscape Architects. All of the other finalists will win garden themed prizes donated by New Leaf Garden Market, Raymond’s Garden Center, and Milkweed Meadows Farm. A big thank you to these local businesses for donating prizes!

We also want to thank this year’s judges: Pat Barcas, Nick Holshouser, and Leah Swann. All three judges are talented nature photographers who have shared stunning imagery with Conserving Carolina. Thank you to our judges for supporting the spring photo contest!

More About the Annual Habitat at Home Photo Contest

You can see full contest details here. We hold this contest every spring, so keep improving habitat around your home and in your community. Here are tips on how to do that. We look forward to more delightful pics from your place!