Buford — In celebration of Gwinnett County’s bicentennial, the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center and the Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA) are hosting an amateur photography competition and exhibit spotlighting local nature scenes with historical significance.

Entitled “Native Wildlife, Native Flora, Landscapes, Historic Structures and Cultural Imagery,” the exhibit connects to the County’s bicentennial celebration by highlighting natural resources and the environmental landscapes that have influenced Gwinnett throughout its history. While submissions must be original and taken in the Southeastern United States, participants are encouraged to place emphasis on Gwinnett County.



“The GNPA is excited to partner with the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center as this photography exhibit educates and promotes appreciation for Gwinnett’s varied natural resources, its history and its cultural diversity,” said Stewart Woodard, Gwinnett Chapter coordinator of the GNPA.

For a complete listing of rules, fees and submission requirements, please visit www.gnpa.org

Selected entries will be displayed at the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center from June 2 until Aug. 11. The Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center is located at 2020 Clean Water Drive in Buford.