Get those winter pictures sent in!

Posted on Friday, February 25th, 2011 by »

The FSPW winter photo contest is in full swing. In conjunction with the 2011 Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Winter Hike series, the annual winter photo contest began on January 15 and runs through April 30, the last winter hike of this year. We are using a simplified format this year, with only two categories: Winter Critters (including people, pets and wilder creatures); and Winter Wonders (including scenic shots, macros and other creative compositions). A committee of Friends will choose first, second and third place winners in each category, for which appropriate FSPW swag will be awarded. Grand Prize is a professionally framed copy of your winning photo. For more information on submissions, go here.

About The Author:

Sandy Compton has been program coordinator for Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness since 2009. He is also a storyteller and author of both fiction and non-fiction books, and the publisher at bluecreekpress.com.

In addition to his other duties, he runs the FSPW All Star Trail Team (www.scotchmanpeaks.org/trails), which works on Forest Service trails in the Scotchman Peaks. He is a trail surveyor as well, and a C-Certified Crosscut Bucker/Feller and USFS National Saw Policy OHLEC instructor.

Sandy grew up on a small farm/woodlot at the south end of the proposed wilderness and lives there still. He is also board member of the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance and a planning team member for the Northern Rockies Wilderness Skills Institute.

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