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From the Bureau of Land Management:

Calling All Tumblrs - Great Opportunity for Photographers!  

Wilderness50, in partnership with Nature’s Best Photography and the Smithsonian Institution, recently announced the opening of this summer’s “Wilderness Forever” public photography contest. Winning images will be part of a 2014 exhibition in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. that will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

Contest guidelines and entry instructions are available online at

The BLM is proud to manage many of the nation’s wilderness areas and to participate in the Wilderness50 group.  Check out the Wilderness50 website for more information:

Have a great photo of winter weather near you? Send it to NASA and they might feature it on their website. Learn more.

Send Us Your Fourth of July Photos

Image description: Fireworks over a lake. Photographed by Amida Gallito.

We want to see how you celebrate Independence Day. Send us the best photo from your Fourth of July celebration and we might highlight it on our blog.

You can post your Fourth of July photo on our Facebook wall, tweet it to @USAgov, or leave a comment on this post with the link to your photo.

Have a great Fourth of July weekend!