2008-2009 "Lands Worth Preserving"
"Lands Worth Preserving," Scenic Tennessee 2008-2009 photo contest, was cosponsored by The Land Trust for Tennessee (www.landtrusttn.org).Since 1999, The Land Trust has been working to preserve the natural and cultural landscapes that give Tennessee its unique character.
The objectives of the 2008-2009 contest were to:
- Celebrate Tennessee’s scenic, characteristic, yet too-often endangered natural and cultural landscapes.
- Showcase the photographer’s art in framing these views, capturing their meaning and inspiring others.
- Honor the vital role of land trusts in protecting these lands and increasing public awareness of their value.
The contest's judges were:
- Jeanie Nelson, Executive Director, The Land Trust for Tennessee
- Joy McKenzie, Chair, Department of Photography, Watkins College of Art & Design
- Nancy Rhoda, photojournalist and retired staff photographer for the Tennessean