CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2020 WAVES & WILDLIFE WINNERS!

Each year Save Our Shores hosts Waves & Wildlife, an amateur photo and video contest to help raise awareness about the beauty and biodiversity of the Monterey Bay Region’s Marine Protected Areas while raising awareness about the role they play in safeguarding and regenerating our ocean and climate. Thank you to Resource Legacy Fund for sponsoring this annual contest.

2020 Video Exhibit

A virtual tour of 14 or the marine protects areas (MPAs) along the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary featuring photos and video footage from Save Our Shores’ 2020 Waves & Wildlife Photo & Video Contest.

2020 Celebration & Awards

A virtual tour of 14 or the marine protects areas (MPAs) along the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary featuring photos and video footage from Save Our Shores’ 2020 Waves & Wildlife Photo & Video Contest.

1ST PLACE
Cabezon Eggs at Edward F. Ricketts SMCA by Phil Lemley

2ND PLACE
Dawn Dreams at Carmel Bay SMCA by Derek Troxell

3RD PLACE
Big Yawn at Pacific Grove Marine Gardens SMCA by Jon Anderson

VIDEO WINNER
30s Trident Mashup at Edward F. Ricketts SMCA by by Connor Maclean

(Full length version of Connor’s video)

AUDIENCE CHOICE
Room for One at Carmel Bay SMCA by Derek Troxell

2020 HONORABLE MENTIONS

Cathedral of Kelp at Carmel Bay SMCA
by Jon Anderson

Pelican Taking Off Over Sea Foam at Natural Bridges SMR by Linda Huffman

Anemone Close Up at Asilomar SMR
by Morgan MacIsaac

Kameron Strickland,
Point Lobos SMR and SMCA

Octo Cameo at Edward F. Ricketts SMCA
by Bruce Sudweeks

Great Egret with fish at Natural Bridges SMR by John Welch

Fanfare for the Common Fish at Edward F. Ricketts SMCA by Nathan Coy

Sunset (Fogset) with Waves and a Bird at Asilomar SMR by Phil Lemley

Ochre Star and Friends at Natural Bridges SMR by Krista Rogers

Abstract capture of Hermissenda opalescens at Edward F. Ricketts SMCA
by Kameron Strickland

Coronavirus Sea Slug at Edward F. Ricketts SMCA by Bruce Sudweeks