2022 Annual Photo Contest and Auction


Share your spectacular photos of native plants in our Annual Photo contest! We know you have some! Your favorite photos from any year are eligible, you may submit on photo in each of five categories, listed below. Contest will open July 2022, when the entry form and upload portal will be available on our website.

1. Colorado Native Plants
2. Colorado Native Plant Landscapes
3. Native Plant Gardens
4. Colorado Native Plants and Wildlife
5. Artistic interpretation of Colorado Native Plants. Artists welcome! Photo of a fine art painting or an altered photograph or collage are acceptable. Must be a recognizable Colorado native plant.

Entries must be a single work of original material submitted by the contest entrant.

Contest is open to all CoNPS members.


We will be holding the auction online again next summer during the Annual Conference which will be held in the Boulder area. so stay tuned!

CoNPS Photo Contest Winners 2012 - 2020

Click on the year you wish to see, then click on any photo to enter the lightbox.  Click on the thumbnail carousel to see any photo.  The little arrow above carousel hides it.  The “i” to hides the caption.  The arrow on lower left starts a slideshow.  “X” in the upper right corner exits.