Scenery Images of The Smithsonian’s “Wilderness Forever” Photo Contest

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has begun an epic exhibit namely “Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America’s Wild Places.” The exhibit features jury selected images will give a perfect capture the gripping beauty of America’s wildest natural spaces.

Based on an integral element of the U.S.A’s conservation efforts, the exhibit celebrates adoption of the Wilderness Act happened in 1964. This act has preserved and protected more than 109 million acres of American wildness. More reading . More info: smithsonian.com | wilderness50th.org | Facebook (h/t: distractify)

Mountain Goat Kids, Mount Evans Wilderness, Colorado
00-american-nature-photography-exhibit-wilderness-forever-smithsonian-5Image Credits: Verdon Tomajko

White Pocket, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs, Arizona
01-american-nature-photography-exhibit-wilderness-forever-smithsonian-14Image Credits: Richard Ansley

Bald Eagle, Glacier Bay Wilderness Area, Alaska
02-american-nature-photography-exhibit-wilderness-forever-smithsonian-8Image Credits: David Bahr

Meadow of Wildflowers, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
03-american-nature-photography-exhibit-wilderness-forever-smithsonian-35Image Credits: John Richter

Banner Peak Alpenglow, California
04-american-nature-photography-exhibit-wilderness-forever-smithsonian-30Image Credits: Brad Goldpaint

Aurora Borealis Over Honeymoon Rock, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsin
05-american-nature-photography-exhibit-wilderness-forever-smithsonian-23Image Credits: Jeff Rennicke

Alaska Range, Denali Wilderness In Alaska
06-american-nature-photography-exhibit-wilderness-forever-smithsonian-25Image Credits: Tim Iken

Sandhill Cranes, Bosque Del Apache, New Mexico
07-american-nature-photography-exhibit-wilderness-forever-smithsonian-10Image Credits: Diane McAllister

Snowy Meadow, Mount Hood Wilderness, Oregon
08-american-nature-photography-exhibit-wilderness-forever-smithsonian-31Image Credits: Jarrod Castaign