Monday, January 16, 2012
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Angela Speed
Wildlife photo contest to benefit Wisconsin's injured wild animals
MILWAUKEE - To celebrate Wisconsin's wildlife, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at the Wisconsin Humane Society is pleased to announce its first-ever photo contest.
The Wild About Wisconsin wildlife photo contest is open to anyone interested in submitting their digital photos of Wisconsin's indigenous wild animals. Crimson Cardinals at your bird feeder, a Cooper's Hawk soaring above the Menomonee River, a Black Bear lumbering through a Vilas County forest, unaware of your telephoto lens... Whether you're a novice with a point-and-shoot, or a birder with a Nikon SLR, WHS would love to see - and share - your photos!
There is a $10 non-refundable entry fee per photo, which benefits the wild animals at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Celebrity judges will determine the top three photos, plus 3-5 honorable mentions. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners. All entries must be received by the Wisconsin Humane Society no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Monday, February 13, 2012. Complete contest guidelines can be found at http://www.wihumane.org/calendar/wlphotocontestguidelines.aspx.
The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at the Wisconsin Humane Society is the largest wildlife rehab center in the state; it cares for 5,000 injured, sick and orphaned wild animals each year, and annually helps more than 20,000 callers with advice about interacting humanely with wildlife.
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