VOTING IS OVER in Senator Marcellino 's Annual People Choice Enviromental Photo Contest

Carl L Marcellino

July 05, 2017

Grand Prize Winner: Jim Jones - Great Horned Owl Chicks
Annual Environmental Photo Contest


Grand Prize Winner: Jim Jones - Great Horned Owl Chicks            

First Prize Winner: Karen Nielsen - "Snake Eyes in the Zoysia"     

Second Prize Winner: Brooke Zindman - Oyster Bay Cove             

Third Prize Winner: Maribeth Graf - Glen Cove Yacht Club           


 More information will follow regarding the Reception & Exhibit.


I am proud to say that we received many beautiful photos for the Annual “People’s Choice” Environmental Photo Contest. The talent and beauty of Long Island is well represented.  Now it is time to vote, voting begins today and ends on September 4   Please Vote only once. 

I thank everyone who participated and I am grateful that the choice is up to you.



It is time once again for, Senator Carl L. Marcellino’s Annual “People’s Choice” Environmental Photo Contest for the residents of the Fifth Senate District. “The Fifth Senate District is filled with majestic sights; an abundance of wildlife and beautiful waterways. This contest will celebrate the natural beauty that surrounds us and bring awareness to the importance of protecting these local treasures,” said Senator Marcellino.

Senator Marcellino is committed to enhancing and protecting the natural resources of New York State.  He has built a reputation as the champion of significant environmental legislation and has written over 100 environmental laws.

Photographs are to portray the natural environment and emphasize the beauty of the 5th Senate District. Photographs cannot include people and must be from the 5th Senate District. The original photographer must submit all entries. Please do not submit a photo taken by anyone else. Photos who do not meet these requirements will be disqualified


Winners will be chosen by vote on Senator Marcellino’s web site www.marcellino.nysenate.gov. Photos must be submitted by August 10th  and voting will begin on August 24th  and end on  September 4th

. Those who wish to vote will be able to do so by visiting Senator Marcellino’s web site and following the links, please only cast a single vote. To enter Senator Marcellino’s “People’s Choice” Environmental Photo Contest send your digital photo to marcelli@nysenate.gov or mail your photo to 250 Townsend Square Oyster Bay, New York 11771. Negatives or slides will not be accepted. Please submit only one photo per entrant. Photos will not be returned, and may be used in publications. There will be an exhibit and photographs will be enlarged for that purpose.  Photographs on paper will be scanned to display on Senator Marcellino’s web site. Please include your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and where and when the photograph was taken. Entrants must reside in the Fifth Senate District that includes the northern portions of the Towns of Huntington and Oyster Bay and the City of Glen Cove.