Great Stories From The Great Outdoors
How do you connect to Nature?
Share inspirational stories.
Share your positive and inspirational stories of your experiences in New York's great outdoors through the seasons. Tell us what activities you enjoy, what you have seen, what you like to do in the outdoors. Describe your favorite spot, a great personal challenge, triumph or an awe-inspiring view. Share how connecting with nature has affected your life.
Send us a few sentences, a couple paragraphs or a full page (maximum 650 words) giving us your story from the great outdoors. Remember to include your contact information. (Please do not send photos.)
Tell us what activities you enjoy.
Disclaimer: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation retains limited rights to accepted submissions. DEC reserves the right to reproduce or reprint, with proper credit, in other publications, on television, web sites, and other media. All submissions will remain on file for an indefinite period unless the contributor requests return.
More about Great Stories From The Great Outdoors:
- 2011 Great Stories Contest - Grand Prize Story Winner - The winning story was submitted by Terra Osterling of Irondequoit, NY
- February 2011 Story Winners - February 2011 winners talk about their moving experiences in and with nature
- January 2011 Story Winners - January 2011 winners talk about their moving experiences in and with nature
- December 2010 Story Winners - December 2010 winners talk about their moving experiences in and with nature