Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW)

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"Sunset Paddle"<br />
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The canoeist enjoys a sunset paddle on a beautiful Fall evening in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).<br />
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Award: This image has been juried into the Wilderness Forever Exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 2014-2016. The exhibit celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. This photograph was the winner in its class/division, "People in Wilderness", amateur. It was also published in a special golden edition of Nature's Best Photography magazine, along with the story Dawn provided. We're pleased that Minnesota's wilderness is part of the Wilderness 50 celebration. <br />
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There were more than 5500 entries, 300 semi-finalists (2 of which were Dawn's, this one and "Through the Fog"), and 50 images are on exhibit in large format at the Smithsonian -- one of which is Sunset Paddle from the Boundary Waters.