Thank you and much gratitude to everyone who submitted photos to our contest! Everyone captured the beauty of Iowa in so many different ways and it was hard picking winners for each category.

Clean Energy

Blowin’ in the Wind
Jacqueline Thompson


Sunset at Blue Heron Lake at Raccoon River Park
Sue Honkamp


Simple Joy
Ann Clinton


Lutheran & Covenant Church Across the Street
David Hinton


The First Touch of Spring
Charles Schott


Jumping Over Waves
Lindsey Pepper

Sustainable Living

City of Clive Greenbelt Invasive Species Management
Julia McGuire

Taking Climate Action

Charging into the Future
Matt Phoenix

Urban Iowa

Capitol Reflections
Ben Campney


Sun Dogs in Iowa Winter
Mark Patton

Staff Favorite

Coming Home
Linda Appelgate