Tree Conservancy Of Darien Announces Photo Contest

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Darien resident, Pam Lindberg, winner of Best-in-Show at the 2013 Tree Conservancy of Darien "Celebration of Trees" photography contest with her winning entry, "A Tree's View." The second annual contest is set for Mar. 7. Photo Credit: Courtesy Tree Conservancy of Darien

DARIEN, Conn. -- The Tree Conservancy of Darien announced its second annual photo contest will be a "Celebration of Trees." 

The contest is set for an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. March 7 at the Darien Nature Center. Residents are invited to start taking photos and submit them to the contest as part of the Tree Conservancy of Darien's objective of "raising awareness of the value of trees in the community" and "inspire contestants to capture the beauty of the majestic, historic, attractive and unusual trees in Darien."

Residents, or those who work in Darien, can submit photos of trees in the town. The contest requires photos to be taken within the past two years, can be in black and white or color, and must be 8x10 in size. Photographs can be submitted for the contest at the Darien Nature Center from Monday, Feb. 24, to Saturday, March 1. The registration fee is $15 for adults and $10 for students, with a limit of three entries per person.

Photos will be matted and displayed at the Darien Nature Center from March 7 to April 25 with a panel of tree and photography experts judging the photos for prizes. The first photo contest drew in nearly 100 entries from participants of all ages. 

For more information or to donate to Tree Conservancy of Darien, residents are asked to visit the Tree Conservancy website or email

The Tree Conservancy of Darien is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the tree and forest resources of Darien. It can be reached at

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