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Annual Winter Photo Festival in West Yellowstone

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Date: February 24, 2010
Contact: Al Nash, 307-344-2015

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Yellowstone National Park
P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
   
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 24, 2010     10-009    
Al Nash (307) 344-2015

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK NEWS RELEASE
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Winter Photo Festival To Be Held In West Yellowstone

Photographers are invited to share their favorite winter photos of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem during the Second Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held in early March in West Yellowstone.

The festival is sponsored by the National Park Service and the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.  It will be held at the West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center on Thursday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m.

Photographers are asked to bring digital photos on a thumb drive or photo CD so they can display and narrate their photos. 

Interested photographers should contact Rich Jehle at 307-344-2840 or by email at rich_jehle@nps.gov for more information.  Participants must register by Monday, March 8.

-www.nps.gov/yell -

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