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Forest Service kicks off 'My Neighborhood Forest' photo contest

Posted: April 20, 2012 - 12:03am

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Forest Service has announced its My Neighborhood Forest photo contest, which was created to celebrate America's urban and community forests, according to a release from the organization.

In a release, the USFS stated the grand prize winner will receive $200 in outdoor gear courtesy of the National Forest Foundation.

The contest, which runs from April 11 to July 22, seeks to highlight the natural beauty that spring and summer bring to neighborhoods all over the country, communities and cities, as well as the crucial role of trees in the places we call home.

Those interested in competing should visit Challenge.gov for more details on the prizes and contest rules.

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