First Place: Marie Majarov “Upland Pollinators: ‘The Bee’s Knees!'”
Virginia Wildlife Magazine March/April 2016 Second Place: Matt Reilly
“Mountain Trout” Virginia Wildlife Magazine September/October 2016 Third Place: Nancy Sorrells “Chessie Nature Trail” Spokes Magazine May/June 2016
First Place: Nancy Sorrells “Sempervirens” Newsletter of the Virginia Native Plant Society Second Place: Robert Thomas “The Singing Reel” Newsletter of the Fly Fishers of Virginia
First Place: Russ Cress “Fly Fishing by the Book”
Second Place: Lisa Connors “Milkweed Matters”
Betty Gatewood “Monarch on Milkweed”
Fly Fishers of Virginia “Best Conservation Entry” King Montgonery “Is it Time to Liberate the Mousam River?”
Mossy Creek Fly Fishing “Best Fly Fishing Entry” Robert Thomas “The Singing Reel”
The Newsletter of the Fly Fishers of Virginia
Appalachian Mountain Advocates “Conservation Writing Award” Bill Funk “In the Pipeline’s Path”
Special thanks to our EIC sponsors: the Fly Fishers of Virginia, Appalachian Mountain Advocates and Mossy Creek Fly Fishing. We thank our professional judges for their generous donation of time, patience, and expertise in judging our contest.
All conference images courtesy of Robert Thomas, Robert Thomas Photography. Thank you Robert!