Congratulations to Photo Contest Winners

Linda Young Taunton Bog Walk on a Cold January Day

Many thanks to everyone who entered the Seasons of the Blue Hills photo contest and showed us how beautiful the Blue Hills is all year long!  To enjoy all the photos, visit the ablum on our FaceBook page.




Congrats to the prize winners, Julia Himmel from Quincy and Linda Young from Taunton, who tied for first prize, each receiving a $250 gift certificate to LLBean.  Troy Thompson from Worcester and Diana McNamara of Dedham also won REI backpacks.   You can enjoy their photos below.  (Top photo is Linda Young’s “Bog walk on a cold January day.”)  And check out all the other wonderful photos.


Julia Himmel Quincy Melting Snow






Julia Himmel from Quincy “Melting Snow”

Troy Thompson Worcester A peaceful Autumn like walk on Ponkapoag Pond Boardwalk






Troy Thompson, Worcester,  ”A peaceful autumn-like walk on Ponkapoag Pond Boardwalk”

Diana McNamara Dedham Snowy Ride through the Blue Hills






Diana McNamara, Dedham, “Snowy ride through the Blue Hills”


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