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Enjoying the Forest Category Semifinalists

A solitary fly fisherman stands in the mist-covered Delaware River

Fishing the Mist by Michael Linse

Category Winner

A man in a canoe on a misty Saranac Lake

Early Morning Mist by Michael Aitner

Woman standing at the top of a waterfall

Rainbow Falls by Nicole Andrews

Person and dog walking down a towpath surrounded by trees in fall color

On the Towpath by Troy Bishopp

Person in canoe on Long Lake surrounded by forest

Untitled by William Dosztan

Girl holding frog

Untitled by Jessica Dupras

Camper sitting in front of a campfire at night

Camping with Son Adam by Richard Endres

Grandpa and kids try to reach all the way around a large tree

Around Grandmother's Tree by Wayne Jones

Person sitting upon very large moss-covered rocks in middle of forest

Mossy Perch by Jennifer Miller

Man holding trout in stream of swirling water

Fish 1 by Michael Pachan

silhouette of person on ropes course high above the ground

Tree Tightrope by Luba Ricket

Woman sitting on bridge surrounded by fall-colored forest

Untitled by Geo Rittenbyer

Adult and child hike down path through forest in early fall color

A Walk at Diamond Notch by Elisa Shaw

Two children look from a mountaintop at the forest land below

April 2011 by Felix Tam

A dog with pack ready for a hik in the woods

Cascade on Coney by Tracy Thomas

The tips of two kayaks floating on a misty pond

Fogbound by Bill Weeks