FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 23, 2015
Necedah National Wildlife
Refuge Photography Contest Now Open
NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Give us your best shot! Necedah National Wildlife Refuge and Friends
of Necedah National Wildlife Refuge are rolling out a photography contest to showcase the
beauty and diversity found at the Refuge.
“Images of wildlife, wild landscapes, and the people enjoying
them tell the story of Necedah National Wildlife Refuge,” said Kara Zwickey,
Visitor Services Specialist at Necedah NWR.
“We have many talented amateur photographers that capture amazing images
at the Refuge, and we invite these individuals to share their work and showcase
their experiences at Necedah NWR.”
January 2, 2015
NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Young artists in grades K to 12 are invited to participate in the annual Wisconsin Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. In entering the contest, students engage in waterfowl education and conservation education, while creating an image of a North American waterfowl species. Designs may feature ducks, swans, or geese from the eligible species list.
All Wisconsin students who are in kindergarten through twelfth grades at a public, private, or home school are eligible to enter. Wisconsin entries for the 2015 contest must be postmarked by March 15, 2015, and mailed to Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, N11385 Headquarters Road, Necedah, WI 54646. Entries must be original artwork and will be judged on both artistic merit and scientific accuracy.
December 19, 2014
NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Don’t sit out winter. Get into it at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge! Explore miles of trails by snowshoe, ski, or with camera! Join a planned event or visit when it suits you! Or, warm up after exploring and stop in the Visitor Center, open Monday – Saturday, 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday - Saturday. Trails are open seven days a week, sunrise to sunset. Wildlife and nature photographers of all skill levels are invited to attend an introductory session on wildlife photography at the Visitor Center on Saturday, January 17th from 10:00am – 11:00am. Photographers of all levels are invited to discover tips and tricks for nature photographs in addition to viewing images captured on the Refuge. All camera types and skill levels welcome! No registration required.
November 29, 2014
Wisc. (FWS) – Looking for a wilder way
to spend your winter? Look no further than Necedah National Wildlife Refuge for
great winter adventures. From
photographing winter scenery, to traversing the trails by snowshoe, to wildlife
watching from the comfort of the Visitor Center, there is something fun for the
whole family. Don’t forget to stop at
the Visitor Center, open Monday – Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm, to warm up after
your winter activities and explore the exhibits!
Join wildlife and nature
photographers for an introductory session on wildlife photography at the
monthly “Can You Capture It?” program on Saturday, December 13th at the Visitor
Center from 9:00am – 9:45am.
Photographers of all levels are invited to discover tips and tricks for
nature photographs in addition to viewing images captured on the Refuge. All camera types and skill levels welcome! No
October 24, 2014
National Wildlife Refuge
Peace and Unmatched Beauty
Wisc. (FWS) – Necedah National Wildlife Refuge provides peace and unmatched
beauty in the marshes, prairies, and forests of Central Wisconsin. Extensive trails bring you through a mosaic
of habitats, each attracting a wide array of wildlife. The Refuge’s “green” Visitor Center has numerous
exhibits great for the whole family!
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