You don’t have to travel from Amarillo to the Rio Grande Valley, or from El Paso to Texarkana to see the beauty of the Lone Star State — it’s as close as your neighborhood, or even your backyard.
This summer, we’re asking you to share that beauty with us.
Join our summer-long photo contest. Choose from 12 categories and more than 40 photo prompts, many found within a short distance of your own home. It’s easy to participate: just snap a photo in any category and post it to your favorite social media platform (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the hashtag #InTheWildHood. We’ll spotlight a different category each week on our social media pages. Look for our favorites in a future issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine.
For more info and complete rules of entry,.
Bird, reptile, amphibian
Small mammal, outdoor pet, backyard livestock
Flying bug, crawling bug, spider in web
Puddle, lake, stream, river, pond, fountain
Wind chimes, outdoor lights, gorgeous gardens
Rain, fog, sunshine, clouds, lightning
Birdhouse, gazing ball, statuary, pollinator plants
Succulent/cacti, flower, tree
Fungi/mushroom, moss, ivy, overgrown yard
Sunrise, sunset, moon, stars, Milky Way
Boat, fishing gear, neighborhood trail
Atmospheric, interesting rocks, nature abstracts
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