The 5 Most Delightfully Cheesy Dinosaur Parks
Petrified Creatures Museum of Natural History. Richfield Springs, New York.
Dinosaurs were discovered in the 1920s, and a century later Arthur Conan Doyle in The Lost World cemented their image in the minds of ordinary people – they became part of pop culture. Along with this, theme parks began to appear in the U.S. in the 1930s. They grew along the federal highways like mushrooms, and most of them were just awful – about the level of street art from tires. Continue reading »
Campaign for National Parks Photography Competition 2021
This year’s competition focused on documenting the climate crisis, with stark images of extreme weather, wildlife in decline and pollution accompanied by images of hope and nature recovery.
Young photographer of the year. Species decline: Stonechat in New Forest national park by Fletcher Foot, aged 14. Continue reading »
The Art of the National Parks: Beautiful Posters Celebrating Famous US Parks
Great Smoky Mountains by Chris Turnham
ART OF THE NATIONAL PARKS is a beautiful art book that displays the unique beauty of each U.S. National Park, as captured by the Fifty-Nine Parks Print Series. Continue reading »
Grizzly Bears Among Stunning Finalists of National Parks Photo Contest
Two grizzly bears fighting, a group of bison plowing through a field of snow and the stars lighting a hiking trail are among the pictures selected as the 20 finalists in a photography competition showcasing images from US national parks. All 20 images were the winners of the first ever annual Nature’s best Photography National Parks Photo competition and were the top 20 placed images chosen from more than 3,000 entries.
‘Grizzly Bears’: This stunning photo by Thomas Vijayan shows the brutality of nature as two grizzly bears duel in Katmai National Park, Alaska. Continue reading »
Graphic Artist Turns One-Star Reviews Of National Parks Into Great Posters
Graphic artist Amber Share has heard your cries of boredom and used them as inspiration to create brand new tourism ads for America’s National Parks. Here are a few of her posters that are sure to make anyone comfortable settling on a staycation instead of camping this year. Continue reading »
Inspired By Nature, National Parks Photography Competition 2020
The UK National Parks and Campaign for National Parks are delighted to announce the winner, runner up and shortlisted entrants for our joint photography competition underscoring the importance of nature in our national parks.
The competition, around the theme of ‘inspired by nature’, drew about 1,700 entries via social media. Outstanding wildlife shots, landscapes and portraits from across the 15 national parks in the UK blew away the judges.
The dramatic winning shot from Peter Stevens depicts a rare osprey swooping in on its prey in the Cairngorms national park.
Winner. Breakfast to take away, Cairngorms national park, by Peter Stevens: “This image was taken at Gordon MacLeod’s osprey hide in Aviemore, about 6am in July 2019. The local ospreys take fish from the loch to feed their young, before the long journey back to Africa at the end of the summer”. (Photo by Peter Stevens/2020 UK National Parks Photography Competition) Continue reading »
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