Published and Awarded Images - Ryan Pennesi Photography
Field team member

Field team member

Climbers carefully make their way down the cliff face to collect and replace the chicks in the eyrie



Awards, Presentations, and Accomplishments

2020: Featured in a Duluth News Tribune article about  DSLR Camera Trapping


2019: Gallery Showing at the Great Lakes Gear Exchange


2019: Gallery Showing at the Magnolia Cafe LLC (September through November)


2019: Recipient of an Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Grant (Artist Access Grant) 


2019: Led a Wildlife Tracking through Remote Cameras course at the North House Folk School


2019: Keynote Speaker for the Northern Landscape Festival at the North House Folk School


2019: Lead photographer for "Document Spring" ; a citizen science project in collaboration with the Oldenburg arts and cultural community and Jay Cooke State Park


2019: Field Notes article in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer Magazine January/February 2019 Issue


2018: Led a Wildlife Tracking through Remote Cameras course at the North House Folk School


2018: Featured as a Judge's Favorite inThe Nature Conservancy Photo Contest


2018: Photo essay on peregrine falcon reintroduction in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer Magazine


2018: Featured photographer for the Wolf Ridge ELC annual calendar (2019)


2018: Featured photographs in the newest version of the Superior National Forest Visitor Map


2017: 2nd Place in the Nature Category: Lake Superior Magazine's 23rd Annual Photo Contest


2017: Featured image by the National Audubon Society in their online article: Birdist Rule #29: Try Birding After Dark


2016: Honorable Mention in the Nature Category: Lake Superior Magazine's 22nd Annual Photo Contest


2015: 1st Place in the Nature Category: Lake Superior Magazine's 21st Annual Photo Contest


2015: Honorable Mention in the Wildlife Category: Northern Wilds Newspaper Photo Contest


2014: 1st Place in the Minnesota Biomes Category: Minnesota Naturalists' Association Photo Contest

  • The Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 2019 Calendar

    The Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 2019 Calendar

  • Featured "Gotcha" image of the May/June 2017 Issue of the Wildlife Professional

    Featured "Gotcha" image of the May/June 2017 Issue of the Wildlife Professional

  • Peregrine Falcon monitoring article in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer July/August 2018 Issue

    Peregrine Falcon monitoring article in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer July/August 2018 Issue

  • The Green Teacher Magazine, Winter Issue 2015

    The Green Teacher Magazine, Winter Issue 2015

    My first article to be published as a professional Naturalist and Photographer.

  • An article in the Conservation Volunteer Magazine January/February 2019 Issue

    An article in the Conservation Volunteer Magazine January/February 2019 Issue



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