National Park Foundation Announces The 2012 "Share the Experience" Photo Contest Winners

   National Park Foundation Announces The 2012 "Share the Experience" Photo
                               Contest Winners

2013 Contest Runs Through December 31, Contest Entries And Rules Available At

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2013

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Park
Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, and Active
Network (NYSE: ACTV) are proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Share the
Experience  photo contest. This annual contest encourages amateur
photographers to explore the nation's federal lands and share their
experiences by capturing and submitting their favorite shots. The winning
picture will be featured on the 2014 Federal Recreational Lands Pass.


This year, Katherine Hawkins of Hyde Park, N.Y., received the grand prize for
her photo from Bridger Teton National Forest. In addition to her photo being
featured on the 2014 Federal Recreational Lands Pass, Ms. Hawkins will receive
$15,000 and a Federal Recreational Lands Pass.

Second place went to Sue Cullumber of Chandler, Ariz., for her photo of Salt
River at the Phon D Sutton Recreation Site in the Tonto National Forest. Third
place went to Adam Jewell of Conshohocken, Pa., for his photo of Isle Royale
National Park.

This year's "Fan Favorite" photo recipients were Charlie Choc of Marietta,
Ga., and Laura Geier of Santa Barbara, Calif. Honorable mentions were awarded
to: John Odle of Boise, Idaho, Cassandra Crowley of Big Water, Utah, Don
Tackett of Folsom, Calif., Steve Perry of Sylvania, Ohio, and Carl TerHaar of
Caderville, Mich.

In total, 26,160 photos were submitted over the course of the contest, which
ran from June 28, 2012 to December 31, 2012. A complete list of 2012 winners
and their photos are available here.

Share the Experienceis the official photo contest of America's national parks
and federal recreation lands. 2012's contest was sponsored by theNational
Park Foundation, and Active Network (NYSE: ACTV), in partnership with
theNational Park Service, theBureau of Land Management, theBureau of
Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, theU.S. Forest Service, and
official media partner Destination America. The contest entries showcase the
more than 500 million acres of federal lands and draws entries from all across
the United States.

The 2013 Share the Experience photo contest is now accepting entries through
December 31. Brought to you by the National Park Foundation, Active Network
and Air Wick, this year's prizes include cash, Air Wick Limited Edition
National Park Collection scents, Columbia Sportswear backpacks and hotel
packages courtesy of Historic Hotels of America. For a full listing of
prizing and rules, or to submit a photo, please visit

Find out more about how to support the work of the National Park Foundation at

About the National Park Foundation
You are the owner of 84 million acres of the world's most treasured memorials,
landscapes, ecosystems, and historic sites -- all protected in America's more
than 400 national parks. Chartered by Congress, the National Park Foundation
is the official charity of America's national parks. We work hand in hand
with the National Park Service to connect you and all Americans to the parks,
and to make sure that they are preserved for the generations who will follow.
Join us in supporting your national parks -- this is your

Join us – This is Your Land.

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SOURCE National Park Foundation

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