Fourth Annual Environmental Health Photo Contest winners announced

Burlington County Health Department announces its Fourth Annual Environmental Health Photo Contest winners. This year’s theme, “I Spy With My Environmental Eye,” attracted photographs from dozens of Burlington County residents.

The Burlington County Health Department and Crafts Creek/Spring Hill Brook Watershed Association judged the photos at Burlington County’s Earth Fair on June 18. Visitors to Earth Fair viewed over 30 entries and voted on their favorite, for the “People’s Choice Award.”

“We congratulate the winners and everyone who entered the environmental photo contest,” Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien said. “There were some wonderful photographs entered this year.”

Jamielynn Storch’s photo of dogs running through the water Kings Grant Lake James in Marlton captured the People’s Choice Award.

Five other category winners were also announced at Earth Fair.

  • Jamielynn Storch of Collingswood won the Adult Professional Category for her photo of her dogs running through the water.
  • Jim Leedom of Columbus won the Adult Amateur category with a photo of a male Blue Bird is feeding its young.Jordan Olachea, won the 16–18 age group with a black and white photo of a moth.
  • Natalie Janowicz of Riverton won the 11to 15 age group for her photo of a bee on a flower.
  • Melissa Pallen of Burlington won the 10 and under age group for her a unique picture of her grandmother’s tree.
  • The Senior Amateur winner was Vera Resnick of Hainesport for a picture of Pakim Pond in the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest.

The entries can be viewed on the county website at www.co.burlington.nj.us.