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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Seeks Photos for 2020 Calendar Contest

2020 Calendar Contest Theme: Weather in the Blackstone River Valley
Chris Bilodeau, Douglas, MA

Chris Bilodeau of Douglas, MA, captured a striking image of an ice disk that formed at the Blackstone River & Canal Heritage State Park in Uxbridge, MA, this past winter.

Whitinsville, MA (June 14, 2019) – Between the stunning, varied landscape of the Blackstone River Valley and the four seasons that come to paint it, , one could easily find a winning image in their photo archives.  From rainbows to sunsets and ice storms to fog, each day the weather paints a different picture.

               BHC’s annual calendar photo contest receives hundreds of entries, but only thirteen images will be selected for the 2020 calendar to illustrate the cover and each of the twelve months.  Submitted images not selected for the calendar are used throughout the year for BHC’s various promotional materials, including its website, annual report, rack cards and much more.

               To be considered for the 2020 Calendar Contest, photos must focus on weather in the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor and must be original digital photography.  Photos must be submitted in high resolution (300 dpi minimum), horizontal JPG format, 10 inches wide and 8 inches high.  No black and white or altered images, please.

               The deadline to enter is Wednesday, August 15, 2019.  Entry forms can be downloaded from BHC’s website at, or requested by calling the BHC office at (508) 234-4242, or by emailing  There is no limit on the number of entries.  Each individual photo for the contest must be submitted with a signed entry form.  Winners will be notified in early September.

About Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor:

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