Public Outreach

Are you getting ready for the 2020 Life on Lake Erie photo contest? Lake Erie enthusiasts and visitors alike can submit their best images of people enjoying Lake Erie and the resources throughout Ohio’s portion of the lake’s watershed.


We are specifically looking for your best shots of people and how they interact with the lake, the rivers that flow to the lake, and the land in Ohio’s portion of the Lake Erie watershed on which we live.


The Life on Lake Erie photo contest is open to all amateur photographers, which is defined as people who do not earn income from their photography. Photographs taken between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020 in and around the Lake Erie watershed will qualify for the 2020 contest. Contest officially opens in March, 2020. Entries will be due July 31, 2020. See Entry Form (when posted in March) for additional details.


Winning photographs will be displayed at various events and through OLEC social media. The photographs may also be used in Commission publications to promote Lake Erie.






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