Introducing the 2022 PIE LTER Photo Contest!

Submissions open from July 11-August 31


Submit a Photo!


Highlight your PIE LTER research for a prize and a chance to be featured on PIE’s website!

For another chance at a prize, submit your photos to the 2022 LTER Photo Contest too


Judging criteria is broadly focused on photos that highlight the unique research that occurs at the PIE LTER. We will accept all photos that capture the experience of conducting research at PIE, from landscapes to wildlife to research in action. Any photos featuring people must have permission prior to submission. Please follow all MBL and PIE LTER Safety Policies while taking photos.


First, second, and third place prizes are awarded to the three photos that best capture life at the PIE LTER site. An additional prize goes to the top undergraduate student submission that does not win a general prize.

First prize: Nikon Trailblazer Waterproof 10x25 Binoculars

Second prize: Thermacell E55 Rechargeable Mosquito Repeller

Third prize: Victorinox Swiss Army Tinker Pocket Knife

Undergrad prize: Sea to Summit Big River 13L Dry Bag

Photo Usage

All photos uploaded in the photo contest are publicly viewable, downloadable, and available for use via a CC BY-SA 4.0 license. This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work (even commercially), as long as you are credited for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered, and is recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials.