Now Open through August 1st, 2024. This year’s theme is “Conservation Across the Commonwealth.”

The Photo Contest is run by the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. (VASWCD). VASWCD is committed to conservation of natural resources through stewardship and education programs, and we want to see it through your eyes! The theme this year is “Conservation Across the Commonwealth”. Capture those vibrant moments and express what conservation looks like through your lens. All photographs must be taken within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Submit photos online here:


The contest is open from January – August 1, 2024. You can submit up to 10 photos. Please submit one form for each photograph.

2022 VASWCD Photo Contest Winner 

2022 Photo Contest

Congratulations to Amanda Dorton from Buchanan County, located in the Big Sandy Soil & Water Conservation District! Amanda took the below Overall Winning Photo that was submitted in our 2022 Photo Contest “Conservation Moments”. This photo is titled “Southern Gap Mama and Little One”.