Oakdale Photographer Wins PA Parks and Forests Foundation Photo Contest

(Camp Hill, PA) – Angela Toth of Oakdale, PA won 2nd Place in the Historical Gems category of The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation (PPFF) Through the Seasons Photo Contest. The winning photograph featured an image of the gristmill at McConnells Mill State Park.

“I happened to be able to get a shot of the mill when no one was in it. The sky was gorgeous that day and the color turned out perfect,”Angela says. “ I also love history so being able to walk through the mill and learn something in addition to a great walk in the woods made it a great day.”

The PPFF contest included six categories: Black and White, Capture the Seasons, Friends and Family Fun, Young Photographers (photographers aged 10-21), Historical Gems, and Nature Up Close. All photos had to be taken in a Pennsylvania state park or forest and judging was done by popular vote on Facebook and critics’ choice. The winning photographs may be viewed at the Foundation’s Facebook page, as well as and other electronic communications including Take Five: Fridays with Pam and Explore: Pennsylvania’s Outdoors in your Inbox.

For information, visit  www.paparksandforests.org and check out our Facebook page at facebook.com/PennsylvaniaParksAndForestsFoundation.

About the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation

Founded in 1999, the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation works to ensure that there is a place and an experience for everyone in the outdoors. The mission of the foundation is to promote and support the natural and cultural resources of Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests through leadership in recreation, education, conservation and volunteerism. There are 38 chapters of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation across the state.

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