ST. CLAIRSVILLE -- The Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District invites you to enter its 6th Annual Captina Creek Photo Contest! The theme for this year's contest is "Colors of Captina." What unique colors paint Captina Creek? Entries can be photographed anywhere in the Captina Creek Watershed, and will be judged by content, quality and creativity. Limit three entries per person. First and second place winners will be announced at the Belmont SWCD Annual Banquet on October 12th and will receive gift cards.

Entries will be accepted through September 8th. All photos must be accompanied by an entry form. Entry forms are available at or can be picked up at the Belmont SWCD office located at 130 West Main St., St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.

Please send photo(s) and entry form by mail (printed copies plus entry form) to:

Belmont SWCD

Attn: Captina Photo Contest

130 West Main St.

St. Clairsville, OH 43950

Or by email (digital copies plus entry form):

This is your chance to get outside, enjoy the beautiful Captina Creek watershed, and show off your photography skills. Feel free to be creative!

For more information, please contact Abbey Hayward, Captina Creek Watershed Coordinator, at 740-526-0027 or