Camp Hill, PA –The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation (PPFF), the only non-profit whose mission is Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests, will display the winning photos from the 2018 Through the Seasons Photo Contest at Poe Valley State Park.
The photo tour will be displayed in the new Poe Valley State Park Office. The photos will on display until August 27, 2019.
“The images in the gallery capture the beauty and diversity of our state park and forest system,” said Marci Mowery, President of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation. “Art is one of many ways that visitors enjoy Pennsylvania’s public lands.”
The photos displayed were chosen from more than 400 photographs entered by both amateur and professional photographers. The display includes those awarded 1st and 2nd place by popular vote and a critics’ choice in all categories. Also included in the photo display are 2 Best In Show photos, awarded by overall popular vote and critics’ choice, as well as 1 honorable mention. All photos are taken in a Pennsylvania state park or forest.
Categories for the 2019 Through the Seasons Photo Contest include Selfie, Dogs in the Outdoors, Other Wildlife Sightings, Motion, Park and Forest Adventures, Intergenerational Joy, and Young Photographers, ages 12-17. Complete rules and deadline information is available at the PPFF website https://paparksandforests.org/get-involved/photo-contest/photo-contest-2019/
Poe Valley State Park is located at 136 Poe Valley Park Circle, Coburn, PA 16832. Contact the park office for seasonal hours 814-349-2460.