National Wildlife Federation Announces Six Winners of the Ranger Rick "Your Best Shots" Photo Contest

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"Each of the winning photos highlight the beauty of nature"

07-11-2014 // Anne Goddard

Ranger Rick magazine and the National Wildlife Federation are proud to announce that six winners have been selected out of thousands of entries for Ranger Rick magazine’s "Your Best Shots" Photo Contest. This award is given to photographers under 13 who best advance the mission of the magazine with spectacular eye-popping nature photographs.

Each of the photos were selected by NWF judges for posting in a slide show on the Ranger Rick Photo Contest home page during a select month in either 2013 or 2014. A final round of NWF judges selected the photos for publication in the August 2014 issue of Ranger Rick magazine. 

"Through Ranger Rick magazine, National Wildlife Federation has worked to connect children and youth with nature for decades," said Mary Dalheim, editorial director of Ranger Rick and Ranger Rick Jr. magazines at the National Wildlife Federation. "Each of the winning photos highlight the beauty of nature and the importance of getting outside to enjoy America’s wildlife and wildlands."

The winning entries from the 2013-2014 Ranger Rick magazine’s "Your Best Shots" Photo Contest are as follows:  

"Fungus Among Us"

By Harper R., age 7


"Oh, Deer!"

By Sarah R., age 11


"Polar Bear Plunge"

By Noah B., age 7


"Mighty Mola"

By Gavin P., age 8



"Swampy Scene"

By Sloan W., age 12




"Winging It"

Eva L., age 10


Each winner will receive a certificate of recognition and five (5) copies of the magazine displaying his or her winning photo.

The Ranger Rick magazine "Your Best Shots"  Photo Contest is open year-round to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico) who are 13 years of age or younger as of the beginning date of the Photo Contest and who have entered with the consent of a parent or legal guardian. For more information on how to enter, please go to:

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