The Envelope Please: Save The Bay’s Calendar Contest Wraps Up

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Photographs by local photographers Mike Oria, Hank Christensen, Karen Eul, Dave Gordon, Nancy Parker, Fred Rowe, Steve Zamek, Jill Zwicky will be featured in our 2016 calendar.

Thank you to everyone who submitted photographs to our 2016 Save The Bay Calendar contest sharing with us their unique perspectives on our Bay.  We had an amazing 194 photographers submit photos ranging from landscapes highlighting Chrissy Field  and McLaughlin Eastshore State Park to photos featuring birds including the Long Billed Curlew and Marbled Godwits.

I’m pleased to share the winners of the 2016 Calendar Photo Contest. These photos highlight the unique, inspiring and strikingly beautiful images of San Francisco Bay. Each one of these pictures reminds me why I’m passionate about protecting, restoring and celebrating San Francisco Bay.

The Votes Are In:

Since May 19th, votes have been coming in via our Facebook page on who will be the People’s Choice Award. Hundreds of people voted for the cover shot of the 2016 Save The Bay calendar. Our fans have spoken! Congratulations to Mike Oria and his photo “Sunrise from Sausalito” for winning the People’s Choice Award.

Photo of a sunrise over San Francisco Bay the city. By Mike Oria.
Sunrise from Sausalito, California. Photo by: Mike Oria

The team and I will be working to produce the 2016 Save The Bay calendar in the coming weeks. Please stay tuned from an update from me when the calendars are ready to be unveiled.

Many thanks again to all the generous and talented photographers who entered this year’s Calendar Photo Contest. Thank you all for helping to visually tell the story of why our Bay is so important!