County waterways photo contest underway for August deadline

FONDA — The Montgomery County Water Quality Coordinating Committee announces their hidden waterways of Montgomery County photo contest. All streams, ponds and wetlands must be wholly or partially located within Montgomery County. No photos of the Mohawk River will be accepted for this year’s contest. All photos must be taken in Montgomery County, according to a news release.

All entries must include the following information:

∫ Photographer, location taken, date taken, water body name, photographers address, phone and e-mail.

∫ All entries are due by Aug. 7.

∫ One entry per person.

∫ The photos can be e-mailed to [email protected]

∫ The digital photos must be maximum three megabytes.

The photos will be judged by members of the water quality committee on: Topic, photographic technique, and artistry, the news release stated.

The top 10 photos, as chosen by the committee, will be printed and displayed at the Fonda Fair this year.

If anyone has questions or needs more information, contact the committee Chairman Patrick Clear at (518) 853-3098. The submitted photos may be used in the committee educational displays and on the committee Facebook page, the news release stated.

By Kerry Minor

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