TAVARES — Lake County Tourism is thrilled to announce the winners of the Wings & Wildflowers Festival Calendar Photo Contest. “Keep Me Under Your Wings” a photo by Cleavy Davis depicting a sandhill crane chick, was selected as the top photo and will be featured on the cover of the 2017 festival calendar.
Davis will receive the grand prize including a $250 gift card, an 11×14 canvas print of the photo, and a seat at the festival’s keynote dinner on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Lakeside Inn in Mount Dora.
The goal of the contest, judged by Leesburg Center for the Arts staff, is to promote ecotourism in Lake County through nature photography.
To view all 13 winning photos, visit www.wingsandwildflowers.com/PhotoContest. Calendars are available for purchase for $10 plus $5 shipping and handling online, or for $10 at the festival.
The 5th Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival, to be held Oct. 14-16 at Leesburg’s Venetian Gardens, seeks to showcases the area’s acres of preserves, forests and passive parklands. With Lake County’s growing reputation as Florida’s premier birding destination, the festival seeks to enhance awareness and appreciation of Lake County’s ecotourism, natural resources and quality of life.