Monday, March 5, 2012
For Immediate Release
Contact: Allie Yoder
Phone: (414) 431-6209
Wildlife photo contest winners announced!
MILWAUKEE - The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at the Wisconsin Humane Society is pleased to announce the winners of its first-ever photo contest.
The “Wild About Wisconsin” wildlife photo contest attracted over 300 entries and the top winners’ photographs will be on display at the Wisconsin Humane Society, 4500 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, in mid-March.
Winners include: Terence Molter, Ralph Curtis, Brian Wolf, and Ann Michalski.
1st place prize was $100 cash plus "I Love Wild Birds" package from WHS or a guided Milwaukee River canoe trip courtesy of the Urban Ecology Center (2nd place winner to receive alternate prize); 3rd place received a year-long membership to the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center; 4th place Honorable Mention winner received two signed and framed Frank Mittelstadt wildlife prints: “Autumn Bounty” and “Summer Sun.”
Special thanks to our celebrity judges: Dan Small, Outdoor Wisconsin; Gary Porter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Jim Stingl, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Mark Hoffman, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Sarah Fierek, 88.9 Radio Milwaukee; Ken Leinbach, Urban Ecology Center; Jessica Kaminski, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, J Kaminski Photography; Stephanie Bartz, Stephanie Bartz Photography; and Brian Hansen, Brian Hansen Photography.
The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at the Wisconsin Humane Society is the largest wildlife rehab center in the state; it cares for 5,000 injured, sick and orphaned wild animals each year, and annually helps more than 20,000 callers with advice about interacting humanely with wildlife. All proceeds from the contest went to help care for the wild animals currently at the Wildlife Center.
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