Winning Photo to be featured on the 2016 Refuge-Specific Annual Pass
Folkston, GA…. The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is conducting a nature photography contest, where the winning photograph will appear on the 2016 refuge-specific annual pass. Nature photography is unmatched at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge with beautiful landscapes, abundant wildlife, and unique flowering plants.
The refuge will accept entries from non-professional, hobbyist, and amateur photographers. Entries must be received by January 4, 2016 to be eligible. All photo entries must be taken on the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge during calendar year 2015 (January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015). The winning photo will be featured on the 2016 refuge-specific annual pass and may also be used in promotional materials for the refuge. For a full list of rules, entry information, and entry forms, please visit the refuge website at www.fws.gov/refuge/okefenokee. For questions, or for more information about the refuge, call the Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center at 912-496-7836.
Get outdoors, bring your camera, and visit the refuge today!
The Suwannee Canal Recreation Area is the main entrance to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and is located 11 miles southwest of Folkston, GA off Hwy 121/23. Entrance fees are $5 per vehicle/$1 per bicycle for a daily pass (good for 7 days). Annual passes are also available. The refuge is open daily and offers a variety of opportunities for the visiting public. Call 912-496-7836 or visit the refuge website at www.fws.gov/refuge/okefenokee for hours of operation, upcoming events, and entrance fee information.
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit www.fws.gov. Connect with our Facebook pages at www.facebook.com/okefenokeewildliferefuge or www.facebook.com/usfwssoutheast