OFFICE FOR COASTAL MANAGEMENT

Coastal Management Photo Contest – Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2019 Coastal Management in Action photo contest winners. A panel of judges anonymously selected winning photos and honorable mentions from 91 submissions. Thank you to all the photographers out there.

Areas We Protect

Seagrass meadow

Alexa Putillo. Seagrass meadow in Bimini, Bahamas.

Island Beach State Park

Kristina Roselli. Island Beach State Park in Berkeley Township, New Jersey.

Coastal Hazards

Erosion on Dauphin Island

Eric Sparks. Erosion on Dauphin Island, Alabama.

Cape Cod

George Zoto. Before the beach breach in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Hazard Mitigation

Little St. George Island

Caitlin M. Snyder. Prescribed fire on Little St. George Island, Florida.

fire-maintained wetland

Nicole Brown. Pitcher plant in a fire-maintained wetland in Theodore, Alabama.

Economics

working waterfront

Iris Mahabiersingh. Working waterfront in Marigot, Saint Martin.

Permitting

living shoreline

Eric Sparks. Building a living shoreline in Biloxi, Mississippi.

beach renourishment

Roy Brownlow. Beach renourishment on Indian Beach, North Carolina.

Marine Debris

floats

Jace Tunnell. Floats found in the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Texas.

abandoned vehicles

Roy Brownlow. Remnants of abandoned vehicles on Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina.

Public Access

children

Kristina Roselli. Children on a sunny winter day at Island Beach State Park, New Jersey.

Recreation

kayaking

Mike Warren. Fishermen kayaking in Charleston, South Carolina.

paddling out

Tom Muehleisen. Paddling out to fish in the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.

deep-sea fishing

Nicole Brown. Fishing deep-sea trigger fish off the coast of Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Honorary Mentions

Sunrise

Jace Tunnell. Sunrise in Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Texas.

Man-o’-war

Jace Tunnell. Man-o’-war on the beach in Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Texas.

Hat Island

Jessica Lee. Hat Island in the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Florida.

red mangroves

Alexa Putillo. Red mangroves after sunrise in Bimini, Bahamas.

egret

Alicia Bishop. Egret on Guana Beach in Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Florida.

Pelicans

Alicia Bishop. Pelicans in Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Florida.