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Salmon in the Trees Book Wins Awards
Amy's book: "Salmon in the Trees: Life in Alaska's Tongass Rain Forest" has won two 2011 Nautilus Book Awards and a 2010 Independent Publisher Book Award. The book tells the remarkable story of the Tongass rain forest, a place where trees grow salmon, salmon grow trees, and a rich cycle of life carries on through millennia. One of the rarest ecosystems on Earth, the Tongass fringes the coastal panhandle of Alaska and covers thousands of islands in the Alexander Archipelago. Bears, bald eagles, salmon, and humpback whales thrive in record numbers. Visit: http://www.salmoninthetrees.org
Amy Gulick Wins Voice of the Wild Award from the Alaska Wilderness League
Amy has been named the 2010 Voice of the Wild award recipient from the Alaska Wilderness League for her work raising awareness of Alaska's wild lands, including the Tongass National Forest and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Read her acceptance speech:
http://www.alaskawild.org/gulick-votw2010-speech/
Outdoor Photographer Magazine Features "Salmon in the Trees"
Outdoor Photographer magazine features Amy's current work in the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. Amy's book, "Salmon in the Trees: Life in Alaska's Tongass Rain Forest," was launched in April 2010 and is published by Braided River. At almost 17 million acres, the Tongass represents one-third of the world's remaining rare temperate rainforests, and contains the largest reserves of old-growth forests in the United States. To view the story, visit:
http://www.outdoorphotographer.com/locations/north-america/salmon-in-the-trees.html
Daniel Housberg Wilderness Image Award Recipient
The Alaska Conservation Foundation has named Amy the 2008 recipient of the Daniel Housberg Wilderness Image Award for Excellence in Still Photography. The award recognizes photography projects that advance the protection of Alaska's wilderness environment, further discussion of issues relating to habitat and stewardship of the state's natural resources, and enhance greater public education relating to these areas. To learn more about the organization, visit
http://www.akcf.org
NANPA Mission Award and Philip Hyde Grant Recipient
The North American Nature Photography Association has named Amy the recipient of both its 2008 Mission Award and the Philip Hyde Grant Award. Amy's work in the Tongass National Forest of Southeast Alaska was awarded the Philip Hyde Grant, given every year to an individual working to improve, protect or preserve the condition of the environment. To learn more about the organization, visit
http://www.nanpa.org
International League of Conservation Photographers
Amy is a Founding Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers (ILCP), whose mission is to further environmental and cultural conservation through photography. Founded in 2005 by a group of the world's leading conservation phoptographers, the ILCP works to increase global awareness on the most urgent ecological threats facing the planet. By collaborating with scientists, policy makers, government leaders and conservation groups, the ILCP works to create compelling visual messages in order to affect positive change for all life on Earth. For more information on the ILCP, visit
http://www.ilcp.com
Arctic Refuge Internet Story Wins Lowell Thomas Award
Amy's Internet story "Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Wilderness or Wasteland?" won a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award presented by the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation. For complete coverage of her journey, visit
http://www.oneearthadventures.com