Click. Save and submit. Visitors at San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve are sharing their best moments showing how they love their lagoon. Whether it’s capturing landscapes glowing at sunset, friends and family on the trails, or the iridescence in a hummingbird’s throat, the sky is the limit.
The 3rd Annual #loveyourlagoon Photo Contest is presented by San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy in partnership with MiraCosta College. Entries are accepted now through March 31 at 11:59 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in First Place and People’s Choice Awards. MiraCosta visual arts department judges will select the First Place winner. People’s Choice nominations are selected by the contest judges. The image with the most social media “likes” receives People’s Choice.
More than the arts, this contest celebrates healthy lands, waters and wildlife within the 1,000-acre ecological reserve. With seven miles of trails winding through coastal and upland habitats, the possibilities for finding inspiration begin with every footstep on the trail.
A $5 entry fee supports San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, the nonprofit land trust for San Elijo Lagoon. Its vision is a world where biodiversity is preserved and people act to conserve nature and embrace it as central to a healthy community. Its mission is to protect and restore the resources of San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, its watershed, and related ecosystems for the benefit of current and future generations.