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These photos were submitted in the 2014 annual District Photo Drive. All photos were taken by District employees. To view more photos of District projects, events and people, click here to visit our Flickr site!

And the winners are...

ABIQUIU LAKE, N.M., -- Sunset from the Abiquiu Lake Vista Trail, Oct. 10, 2014.  This photo placed 1st in the District’s annual photo drive based on employee voting. Photo by Austin Kuhlman.
1st Place
ABIQUIU LAKE, N.M., -- Sunset from the Abiquiu Lake Vista Trail, Oct. 10, 2014. This photo placed 1st in the District’s annual photo drive based on employee voting. Photo by Austin Kuhlman.
TRINIDAD LAKE, Colo., -- The moon rises as the sun sets at the lake in October 2014.  This photo placed 2nd in the District’s annual photo drive based on employee voting. Photo by Joseph Torres.
2nd Place
TRINIDAD LAKE, Colo., -- The moon rises as the sun sets at the lake in October 2014. This photo placed 2nd in the District’s annual photo drive based on employee voting. Photo by Joseph Torres.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., -- Jetty jacks are covered in vines with fall foliage at the District’s Rt. 66 restoration site, Oct. 20, 2014. This photo placed 3rd in the District’s annual photo drive based on employee voting. Photo by Erica Quinn.
3rd Place
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., -- Jetty jacks are covered in vines with fall foliage at the District’s Rt. 66 restoration site, Oct. 20, 2014. This photo placed 3rd in the District’s annual photo drive based on employee voting. Photo by Erica Quinn.
CONCHAS DAM, N.M. -- Park Ranger Valerie Mavis adjusts a girl's life jacket to ensure a proper fit, Aug. 31, 2014.
Commander's Choice
CONCHAS DAM, N.M. -- Park Ranger Valerie Mavis adjusts a girl's life jacket to ensure a proper fit, Aug. 31, 2014.

2014 Photo Drive Entries

"A portion of the border fence in El Paso, Texas." Photo by Art Aranda, June 5, 2014.
Border Fence
"A portion of the border fence in El Paso, Texas." Photo by Art Aranda, June 5, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Garry Vollbrecht, Oct. 3, 2014.  “Two Manitowoc cranes after setting the main box truss at the FY-12 Two Bay Hangar at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.”
FY-12 Two Bay Hangar
“Two Manitowoc cranes after setting the main box truss at the FY-12 Two Bay Hangar at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.” Photo by Garry Vollbrecht, Oct. 3, 2014.
Photo by Rowena Sanchez, Nov. 17, 2014.  “Morning at Santa Rosa Lake and Dam.”
Morning at Santa Rosa Dam
“Morning at Santa Rosa Lake and Dam.” Photo by Rowena Sanchez, Nov. 17, 2014.
“Bridge installation in a cove by the boat ramp at Abiquiu Lake, N.M.” Photo by Austin Kuhlman, Nov. 21, 2014.
Bridge Installation
“Bridge installation in a cove by the boat ramp at Abiquiu Lake, N.M.” Photo by Austin Kuhlman, Nov. 21, 2014.
“A cactus is ‘Frozen to a point’ outside of Two Rivers Dam in Chavez county, N.M.” Photo by Barry Easter, Feb. 10, 2014.
Frozen to a point
“A cactus is ‘Frozen to a point’ outside of Two Rivers Dam in Chavez county, N.M.” Photo by Barry Easter, Feb. 10, 2014.
“Abiquiu Park Ranger Nathaniel Naranjo inspects fence line above Abiquiu Dam.” Photo by Austin Kuhlman, March 9, 2014.
Corps at Work
“Abiquiu Park Ranger Nathaniel Naranjo inspects fence line above Abiquiu Dam.” Photo by Austin Kuhlman, March 9, 2014.
"A raptor perches on a tree branch." Photo by Barry Easter, April 1, 2014.
Raptor Brown Bag
"A raptor perches on a tree branch." Photo by Barry Easter, April 1, 2014.
“The Holloman Accessible Community Park at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.” Photo by Lionel Romero.
Holloman Accessible Community Park
“The Holloman Accessible Community Park at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.” Photo by Lionel Romero.
“Plants glisten as a glaze of ice coats them near Two Rivers Dam, N.M.” Photo by Barry Easter, Feb. 10, 2014.
Zephyr Freeze
“Plants glisten as a glaze of ice coats them near Two Rivers Dam, N.M.” Photo by Barry Easter, Feb. 10, 2014.
“Conchas Lead Park Ranger Valerie Mavis and Ranger Michael Vollmer assist the public during a boating event at Conchas Lake, N.M.” Photo by Lauren Boyer, May 25, 2014.
Safety patrol
“Conchas Lead Park Ranger Valerie Mavis and Ranger Michael Vollmer assist the public during a boating event at Conchas Lake, N.M.” Photo by Lauren Boyer, May 25, 2014.
“Construction is aimed at mitigating threats from the 2014 summer monsoons at Santa Clara Pueblo.” Photo by Erin Larivee, Oct. 28, 2014. Click below to read more about the District's work with Santa Clara Pueblo.
Advanced Measures
“Construction is aimed at mitigating threats from the 2014 summer monsoons at Santa Clara Pueblo.” Photo by Erin Larivee, Oct. 28, 2014. Click below to read more about the District's work with Santa Clara Pueblo.
“Consolidation of Area 600 to Building 761 at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.” Photo by Erin Larivee, Dec. 17, 2013.
Sphere Move
“Consolidation of Area 600 to Building 761 at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.” Photo by Erin Larivee, Dec. 17, 2013.
“Panoramic view of the boat ramp at Abiquiu Lake on National Public Lands Day.” Photo by Erica Quinn, Sept. 27, 2014.
Panoramic View
“Panoramic view of the boat ramp at Abiquiu Lake on National Public Lands Day.” Photo by Erica Quinn, Sept. 27, 2014.
“Construction is aimed at mitigating threats from the 2014 summer monsoons at Santa Clara Pueblo.”  Photo by Erin Larivee, Nov. 5, 2014.
Click below to read more about the District's work with Santa Clara Pueblo.
Advanced Measures at Santa Clara
“Construction is aimed at mitigating threats from the 2014 summer monsoons at Santa Clara Pueblo.” Photo by Erin Larivee, Nov. 5, 2014. Click below to read more about the District's work with Santa Clara Pueblo.
“The Platoro Reserovir Outlet Works on the Conejos River, a tributary to the Rio Grande, in Colorado. The maximum release from outlet works is approximately 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Highest computed inflow this year (2014) was 500-700 cfs.” Photo by Amy Louise, July 23, 2014.
Platoro Reservoir Outlet Works
“The Platoro Reserovir Outlet Works on the Conejos River, a tributary to the Rio Grande, in Colorado. The maximum release from outlet works is approximately 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Highest computed inflow this year (2014) was 500-700 cfs.” Photo by Amy Louise, July 23, 2014.
“The Abiquiu Lake pier on National Public Lands Day.” Photo by Erica Quinn, Sept. 27, 2014.
Abiquiu Lake Pier
“The Abiquiu Lake pier on National Public Lands Day.” Photo by Erica Quinn, Sept. 27, 2014.

2014 Photo Drive Entries

“Border Patrol Surveillance Camera at the Border Fence in the El Paso Sector.”  Photo by Art Aranda.
Border Fence Surveillance
“Border Patrol Surveillance Camera at the Border Fence in the El Paso Sector.” Photo by Art Aranda.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Lauren Boyer, June 30, 2014.  “Conchas Park Rangers descend to the boat ramp at the lake on their way to conduct water rescue training.”
Rangers on a Mission
“Conchas Park Rangers descend to the boat ramp at the lake on their way to conduct water rescue training.” Photo by Lauren Boyer, June 30, 2014.
The Platoro Reservoir in the Rio Grande Basin. Construction was completed by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1951. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers retains authority over its operation for flood risk management. Photo by Amy Louise, July 23, 2014.
Platoro Resevoir
The Platoro Reservoir in the Rio Grande Basin. Construction was completed by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1951. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers retains authority over its operation for flood risk management. Photo by Amy Louise, July 23, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Lionel Romero, Aug. 1, 2014.  “The play structure at the Holloman Air Force Base Accessible Community Park.”
Kids Only
“The play structure at the Holloman Air Force Base Accessible Community Park.” Photo by Lionel Romero, Aug. 1, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Valerie Mavis, May 2, 2014.  “Members of the Tin Lizzies Car Club drive across Conchas Dam during their visit.”
Classic Cars at Conchas
“Members of the Tin Lizzies Car Club drive across Conchas Dam during their visit.” Photo by Valerie Mavis, May 2, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Lisa Lopez, Oct. 7, 2014. “View of the 2014 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta from the photographer’s cubicle on the third floor of the District Office in Albuquerque, N.M.”
Balloon Fiesta and Flowers
“View of the 2014 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta from the photographer’s cubicle on the third floor of the District Office in Albuquerque, N.M.” Photo by Lisa Lopez, Oct. 7, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Michelle Gilo, Nov. 19, 2014. “Watching the sunrise above the lake from the Cochiti Lake boat ramp.”
Sunrise at Cochiti Lake
“Watching the sunrise above the lake from the Cochiti Lake boat ramp.” Photo by Michelle Gilo, Nov. 19, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Michael Vollmer, Nov. 13, 2014.  “Conchas Dam, N.M., during a winter snow.”
Conchas Snow
“Conchas Dam, N.M., during a winter snow.” Photo by Michael Vollmer, Nov. 13, 2014.
“The Badlands is the in the San Juan Basin. It is part of the Trail of Ancients Scenic Byway, prehistoric archaeological and geological sites. It was once a riverine delta and is located west of shore of an ancient sea, Western Interior seaway, which covered most of New Mexico 70 million years ago.” Photo by Amy Louise, Feb. 1, 2014.
Wings in the Bisti Badlands
“The Badlands is the in the San Juan Basin. It is part of the Trail of Ancients Scenic Byway, prehistoric archaeological and geological sites. It was once a riverine delta and is located west of shore of an ancient sea, Western Interior seaway, which covered most of New Mexico 70 million years ago.” Photo by Amy Louise, Feb. 1, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Traci Robb, May 28, 2014.  “Bull snake at the District’s Trinidad Project Office.”
Snake at the Lake
“Bull snake at the District’s Trinidad Project Office.” Photo by Traci Robb, May 28, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Rowena Sanchez, Nov. 3, 2014. “Deer watch vehicles pass Santa Rosa Lake and Dam.”
Deer Watching
“Deer watch vehicles pass Santa Rosa Lake and Dam.” Photo by Rowena Sanchez, Nov. 3, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Valerie Mavis, Sept. 27, 2014. “Seasonal Park Ranger Nadine Carter helps educate the public during a community event in Tucumcari N.M.”
Water Safety
“Seasonal Park Ranger Nadine Carter helps educate the public during a community event in Tucumcari N.M.” Photo by Valerie Mavis, Sept. 27, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Valerie Mavis, Aug. 31, 2014.  “Conchas Seasonal Park Ranger Lauren Boyer assists a young visitor with the proper fitting and wear of a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket.”
Getting a Proper Fit
“Conchas Seasonal Park Ranger Lauren Boyer assists a young visitor with the proper fitting and wear of a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket.” Photo by Valerie Mavis, Aug. 31, 2014.
Photo by Michael Vollmer, May 16, 2014.  “Conchas Dam Lead Park Ranger Valerie Mavis (right) and Seasonal Rangers Ricky Haralson (far left) and Nadine Carter (2nd from left) assist volunteer Mathew Pacheco (Bobber) with a water safety event in Tucumcari, N.M.”
Bobber's Assistants
“Conchas Dam Lead Park Ranger Valerie Mavis (right) and Seasonal Rangers Ricky Haralson (far left) and Nadine Carter (2nd from left) assist volunteer Mathew Pacheco (Bobber) with a water safety event in Tucumcari, N.M.” Photo by Michael Vollmer, May 16, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Garry Vollbrecht, July 9, 2014. “Forgot to roll up the windows before the foam dump test at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.”
"Oops"
“Forgot to roll up the windows before the foam dump test at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.” Photo by Garry Vollbrecht, July 9, 2014.
2014 District Photo Drive entry. Photo by Art Aranda, June 3, 2014.  “The Border Fence with the historic Old Ft. Bliss Officers’ Quarters in the background.”
Officers' Quarters
“The Border Fence with the historic Old Ft. Bliss Officers’ Quarters in the background.” Photo by Art Aranda, June 3, 2014.