Heron Haven


REOCCURRING EVENT: QR Self-Guided Tour at Heron Haven

Self-guided tours are incredible outdoor recreational activity, in which individuals or groups use a camera on their mobile device to scan the QR codes along the trail. These QR codes will identify an education opportunity in that area in which you will need to use your eyes and ears to observe.

Individuals and groups can participate year-round at Heron Haven. Click on the links for helpful hints:

Heron Haven Photography Contest (CONCLUDED)

July 15th - August 12th, 2023

As we all know, Heron Haven is a wetland which means we have an abundance of moisture loving creatures! This photography contest will focus on AMPHIBIANS, REPTILES, AND FISH!
Heron Haven is excited to announce this contest will kick off on July 15th and run until August 12th. There will be three winners who will all get their winning photo showcased around Heron Haven and printed in the newsletter.
Please send your photo submissions to photo@heronhaven.org.

Contest Guidelines

Deadline: Online entries can begin on Sunday, July 15th, 2023. Deadline for submitting photos is Sunday August 12nd, 2023 at 11:59 PM - Central time

  1. This is a free contest, and all age groups are welcome to participate.
  2. Three (3) photo submissions per person, during the duration of this contest.
  3. Photos must be taken at Heron Haven during May-August 2023.
  4. Photos must be of Reptiles, Amphibians, and/or Fish
  5. You must be the creator of any image you submit.
  6. Photos may be in color, black and white, or a combination of your choosing.
  7. Submissions must include date of exposure and your name.
  8. Photo submissions must be submitted by email to photo@heronhaven.org for review.

Disclosure: I grant Heron Haven and the Nebraska Environmental Trust a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide license to modify, reproduce, publish, distribute, transmit, display, license, annotate, archive, backup, or otherwise use the Submission in whole or in part in any media without any limitation or restriction.

Contest Details

  • Winners will be announced August 27th, 2023.
  • The winner of the photo contest will be the photo with the most votes by the Heron Haven Photo Club. If there is a tie, the winner will be chosen by Heron Haven's President.
  • There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.
  • Winning photos will be displayed in our newsletter, bulletin boards, and on the website.
  • Prizes: 1. Gift card 2. HH T-shirt 3. HH membership