Community invited to select ‘People’s Choice’ winner in The Watershed Foundation’s photo contest

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The Watershed Foundation is excited to invite the public to participate in the annual Picture Your Watershed photo contest by casting their votes for the coveted “People’s Choice Award.” The online voting platform is now live, allowing individuals to play a vital role in celebrating and recognizing the captivating images captured by talented photographers who showcased the beauty of our local watershed.

“The annual photo contest is part of The Watershed Foundation’s commitment to raising awareness about environmental conservation and bringing the beauty of our watershed to the forefront,” said Jennifer Zartman Romano of The Watershed Foundation. “We have garnered a very impressive array of submissions from passionate photographers across the community this year and, honestly, we can’t wait to share them! Each photograph tells a unique story or perspective, highlighting the importance of preserving and protecting our cherished water resources.”

Now, it’s your turn to be a part of the decision-making process! Visit to browse through the stunning entries and vote for your favorite photograph. You can vote once per day.

“By participating in the ‘People’s Choice’ voting, you contribute to the recognition of the outstanding efforts of these photographers and help to elevate the significance of watershed conservation in our community,” Zartman Romano added.

Voting is open from now until midnight on January 31, 2024, providing ample time for friends, family, and community members to rally behind their preferred images. The People’s Choice award and other category winners will be announced in February and the winning photographs will be featured.

The Watershed Foundation extends its appreciation to all participants and encourages everyone to engage in this exciting opportunity to celebrate the beauty of our watershed.

To cast your vote and view the stunning submissions, visit


About The Watershed Foundation

TWF was founded in 1997 to protect and improve water quality in the upper Tippecanoe River Watershed, spanning from Crooked Lake in Whitley County to the Warsaw and Winona Lake area. During the past 26 years, TWF has worked with farmers and lake residents to implement more than 325 water quality improvement projects in Whitley, Noble & Kosciusko County. In the last five years alone, these efforts have prevented more than one billion pounds of weeds and algae from growing in area lakes and streams.