Public Voting Begins July 21 In Save the Redwoods League Photo Contest

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Redwoods Enthusiasts Encouraged to Vote by August 12 for a Chance to Win

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Save the Redwoods League invites the public to vote starting today in its 2011 photo contest for a chance to win prizes. The League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwood forests throughout their natural range, announced today the 10 finalists from its 2011 photo contest.

The League's Know Wonder© Online Photo Contest challenged park visitors throughout the United States to capture every angle of the redwood forest, from the smallest critters inhabiting the forest floor to the lofty tree canopy. Now that the finalists have been selected, the public will vote for the winners of first, second and third prizes from July 21 to August 12, 2011.

--1st prize: One-day interpretive tour of Redwood National Park for four from Redwood Adventures. Value: $500

--2nd prize: Big Sur, California, guided day hike for two, including gourmet picnic lunch from Central Coast Outdoors. Value: $318

--3rd prize: Four tickets to ride the Skunk Train through the redwoods from Willits, California. Value: $196

Photo contest voters will get a chance to win a Save the Redwoods League gift set each week of voting. The gift set includes a jute tote bag, hat, stainless steel water bottle, audio tour of the Avenue of the Giants, greeting card set, bookmarks, pen and pencil. Visit starting today. Photo contest winners will be announced on August 25, 2011, on

About Save the Redwoods League
Walk through a redwood forest—home of the tallest, and some of the largest and oldest living beings on Earth—and you can't help but feel an overwhelming sense of awe and peace among these magnificent giants. Since 1918, Save the Redwoods League has led the effort to protect the coast redwoods and giant sequoias for all to experience and enjoy. To date the League has protected more than 189,000 acres of forests and associated land. For more information, please visit, or to receive monthly email updates, sign up at


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