Friday is the very last day to enter the 2014 Got Dirt? Photo Contest, which means on Saturday… judging begins. We usually end up with a few thousand entries, so if you’re hoping to win, you better do all that you can to make your photos stand out.
Here are 5 things that you can do right now.
Use your caption to tell the story!
Have a great photo of some wild, mountainous landscape stretching as far as the eye can see? Tell us how you got there, who you were with, and what the experience meant to you! Have an...Read more
I have grown up and spent my whole life on the East Coast, speciﬁcally in the DC metropolitan area. I lived in Arlington, VA until I attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA where I graduated with a degree in Economics. JMU is located in the Shenandoah Valley of the Appalachian Mountains a short drive away from Shenandoah National Park where I spent my formative years hiking and camping, inspiring my love of the outdoors. Since college, I have deﬁnitely caught the travel bug, spending time abroad in Europe visiting my girlfriend who was studying in Italy as well...Read more
I recently graduated from LSU, where I majored in International Studies with a concentration in Environment and Development. I enjoy trail running, kayaking, biking, photography, and exploring new places. I’ve spent a lot of time volunteering for various community organizations and am excited to join the national network of volunteers that is the SCA. Through four years of living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, I became involved in environmental education and activism, and recognized the importance of connecting these issues to local communities and culture. When I heard about the SCA, I knew I...Read more
I was born and grew up on the south shore of Massachusetts. I went through grade school in a small suburb town, but was able to expand my horizon through academic travel opportunities to Central and South America. It was through traveling that I rediscovered my childhood love for nature. For college I traveled to Maine to attend the University of New England and majored in Aquaculture and Aquarium Science. I started becoming actively involved in environmental conservation work. For a year I volunteered at the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center. There I worked to rehabilitate Harbor...Read more
Hello! My name is Katy. I grew up in Kansas City, Kansas before going to college in Boston where I graduated with a photojournalism degree. I joined my ﬁrst SCA Corps team right after graduation in the beautiful Delaware Water Gap. I enjoyed it so much I looked for a longer Corps team to join when that one ended. Now I’m headed to the DRC and I cannot wait!! New time zone to live in, new adventures to have, and more awesome people to befriend. Also more interesting wildlife to see. No black bears, but I hear there are tarantulas…....Read more