Yes, from sweet to fierce! The images present gentleness and power even from the tiniest creatures. The colors, the textures, the features. As they have said, all creatures great and small. We see the wonders of California through the eyes of our wildlife friends and skilled lenses of our photographer family. May and June delivered very special views. We continue to be inspired by California’s diverse, interesting, loving and curious wildlife. From the tiniest spiders to growing youngsters.

The California Wildlife Photo of the Year accepts images bi-monthly through the end of October 2022. Submission guidelines and registration are online at: The prize package for Photo of the Year is valued at more than $1,500.

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California Watchable Wildlife (CAWW) celebrates the state’s wildlife and diverse habitats by acknowledging and elevating the value of wildlife viewing to benefit individuals, families, communities, and industries while fostering awareness and support for wildlife and habitats. To that end, CAWW partners with regional agencies to communicate information about their wildlife and nature tourism assets to the viewing and traveling public.


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