Photo of moose cow, calf wins Aroostook County Tourism contest

This photo of a moose cow and calf taken by Paul Pierce of Mars Hill was the grand prize winner of the Aroostook County Tourism summer photo contest.
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This photo of a moose cow and calf taken by Paul Pierce of Mars Hill was the grand prize winner of the Aroostook County Tourism summer photo contest.
Posted Oct. 31, 2011, at 2:01 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 31, 2011, at 2:52 p.m.

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Paul Pierce of Mars Hill has been chosen as the overall winner of the Aroostook County Tourism summer photo contest for his picture of a moose cow and calf.

Other category winners include Tracey Ackerson of Woodland for the scenic views category, Johnnie Cancelarich of Presque Isle for outdoor recreation, Fred Grant of Houlton for cities and towns and Lori Prosser of Houlton for festivals and events.

All winning entries are available to view on the website at www.visitaroostook.com and the Aroostook County Tourism Facebook page.

A fall photo contest began Sept. 26 and continues through Nov. 30. Amateur and professional photographers ages 18 and older are welcome to compete an any of the same five categories, with the entries having to represent Aroostook in the fall. Photos may be submitted as prints or in digital format.

Pierce won a gift basket filled with various items made in Aroostook and a jacket with the Crown of Maine logo. Prizes were also awarded for winning photos in each category.

The prize for the fall contest is another gift basket of products made in Aroostook with a total value of $150.

All forms and contest rules are available online at www.visitaroostook.com. For more information, contact Leslie Jackson, regional tourism developer, at 888-216-2463 or ljackson@nmdc.org.

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