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Presenters Sought For Third Annual Winter Photo Festival

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Date: February 24, 2011
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, 2011         11-012
Al Nash (307) 344-2015

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK NEWS RELEASE
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Presenters Sought For Third Annual Winter Photo Festival


Photographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the region with the public during the Third Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held early next month in West Yellowstone.

The festival will be held at the West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. It is sponsored by the National Park Service and the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.  

Photographers are asked to bring digital photos taken in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem 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 7.

- www.nps.gov/yell -

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Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.