NWRA 2012 Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest

National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) 2012 Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest. Photograph courtesy NWRA. Copyright NWRA.

The National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) is pleased to announce the 2012 Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest, an exciting event dedicated to showcasing the National Wildlife Refuge System’s rich diversity of wildlife and habitat. Your photos can help us promote this magnificent 150-million-acre federal lands system, a centerpiece of conservation in America.

Contest Entry

Submit up to five digital photos taken at a national wildlife refuge within the last three years through our website, www.refugeassociation.org, between September 7 and the end of National Wildlife Refuge Week on October 12, 2012. Results will be announced in late October 2012. Download the contest flyer [PDF 1.5 MB].

Enter to Win!

Our premier sponsor, Southwest Airlines — the Official Airline of the NWRA, is donating $2,000 and four free round trip tickets to the top prize winner! Other prizes include outstanding products and offers from each of our valued contest sponsors. Winners will have their images showcased in future NWRA publications, and at least 100 top images will be selected for inclusion in the NWRA Refuge Image Library. The NWRA wishes to extend its tremendous appreciation to all our contest sponsors: Southwest Airlines, Eagle Optics, Orvis, Wild Bird Centers of America, NatureShare and Zenfolio.

About the National Wildlife Refuge System

Established in 1903 by president Theodore Roosevelt, the National Wildlife Refuge System today consists of more than 550 individual refuges in all states and territories. These refuges are managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and provide unparalleled opportunities for Americans to learn about and appreciate wildlife and natural habitats. Visit fws.gov/refuges to find the refuge nearest you!

About the National Wildlife Refuge Association

The National Wildlife Refuge Association (NWRA) is an independent non-profit organization with the mission to conserve America’s wildlife heritage for future generations through strategic programs that protect, enhance, and expand the National Wildlife Refuge System and the landscapes beyond its boundaries that secure its ecological integrity.

To achieve this mission, we bring together a unique perspective and creative strategies. By mobilizing Refuge Friends and other citizens in support of conservation, generating support for wildlife conservation among decision makers, and creating mosaics of public and private protected lands, NWRA is ensuring a future for wildlife across America.

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