Love the Land

Announcing CPAWS-NWT’s fourth annual Love the Land Photo Contest!

Loving the land is the heart of CPAWS-NWT’s work. Once again this year, we invite you to share YOUR love of the land through our fourth annual Photo Contest.

Submit your photos from across the NWT for a chance to have your image published in our 2016 Love the Land Calendar. Our calendar features photos of people on the land or water, or that clearly evoke peoples’ interactions with the land and water. Photos from across the NWT are eligible for the contest. We strongly encourage submissions that capture the uniqueness of northern landscapes and activities in each of the four seasons.

You may submit up to 5 photos, but you must have taken them yourself, and they must have been taken in the NWT. Please read the full contest terms and conditions before submitting to

Our panel of judges will select twenty-four winning photos from across the NWT to create our 2016 Love the Land Calendar – twelve main calendar pages and twelve inset photos. Calendar page winners will be requested to submit a short narrative to accompany their photo in the calendar.

We will award fantastic prizes from NWT businesses to each winner! 

Contest closes Tuesday, September 15th, 2015.

Each year, proceeds from our Love the Land calendar directly support our conservation work here in the NWT. Thank you to everyone who has submitted their photos and otherwise contributed to creating this beautiful calendar for the past three years. We are looking forward to creating another spectacular Love the Land Calendar for 2016.


Huge thanks to our 2014 sponsors, who donated prizes for photographers and helped with printing costs:


       Tessa Macintosh Photography

Northern Frontier Visitor Centre

What CPAWS is doing

Love the Land began because we wanted to create a way for people to share and celebrate our collective love of the land.

Participating in our annual Photo Contest is a great way to get involved, and you can also:

  • Donate to CPAWS-NWT to support this campaign and our other NWT initiatives that encourage respectful stewardship of the land, water and wildlife of the NWT.


2015 Photo Contest Terms and Conditions

2015 Photo Contest Release Form


Banner image: 'Winter Camp, Hoarfrost River' by Miriam Koerner

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