The Kansas Department of Health and Environment invites Kansans to participate in the third annual Kansas Green Teams photo contest, celebrating the beauty and unique character of the state. Winning photos will be displayed on the home page of the Kansas Green Teams website on a rotating basis. Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to participate.

All photos must be in color and taken in Kansas within the last three years. The photo subject must be relevant to Kansas in one of the following contest categories: landscape; wildlife; recreation; historical buildings and monuments; and weather.

Photos may be submitted as prints or in digital format. Visit for rules and submission information. Entries must be postmarked or received by Oct. 10.

The Kansas Green Teams program began in 2007 to promote and support environmentally responsible practices in daily routines at work and at school. If interested in joining Kansas Green Teams, visit