2019 Amateur Photo Contest Winners Announced
The winners of the 27th annual Mission Trails Regional Park Amateur Photo Contest were announced on June 9, 2019. This year’s 223 entries were divided into four categories: plants, animals, people, and landscapes; and the contest divisions included children age 12 and younger, teens (ages 13-17), and adults (ages 18+). The “Best of Show” award went to Julie Gealta for her work Pampas Grass in the Sun, and first prizes in various categories went to Enzo Moscola, Ethan Garrett, Jennifer Carmona, Cheryl Old, Mark James, William Combs and Skip Reichenberg. To see a full list of the award winners, click here.
Native Plant Illustrations on Display through August 3
California Tapestry, on view at the Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) Visitor and Interpretive Center June 22 through August 3, is an exhibition by artist and illustrator Lesley Goren, whose lively and colorful images of plants and flowers are a self-described “love note” to the native vegetation of Southern California. Artwork featured in the exhibition will be available for sale throughout the show’s run, and a portion of the funds will support the park through the Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation. Learn more