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LWF Membership Prizes: Drawing Deadline July 31, 2013
July 2, 2013 4:00 PM
The Louisiana Wildlife Federation is giving four lucky members the opportunity to win one of four unique prizes, including a guided canoe trip in Monroe, a guided rabbit hunt in Donaldsonville, a framed print of wildlife from a celebrated local artist, and a basket of gourmet dog treats that also contributes to the preservation of Louisiana's marshlands.
The prizes, listed below, have been donated by loyal supporters of LWF in an effort to help spread the word about the wildlife, fisheries and habitat conservation efforts of the Federation and its 26 affiliate organizations across the state.
Winners will be chosen randomly by drawing on August 15, 2013. Both new and renewing members at the $35 or greater level between August 1, 2012 and July 31, 2013 are eligible for the drawings*. Join/Renew for $35 (Sustaining) and receive 1 chance to win. Upgrade your membership and increase your chances - $50 (Family) for 2 chances, $100 (Sponsor) for 5 chances, $250 (Patron) for 12 chances, and so on. LWF life members will receive 12 chances for each year the drawings are held. Multiple chances allow members to be drawn more than once. Winners will choose their prize/s in the order names are drawn.
Prize 1: Guided canoe trip in Black Bayou National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Monroe, led by members of Friends of Black Bayou NWR. You and a guest will explore a bottomland hardwood habitat in the Mississippi River migratory flyway that offers terrific wildlife photography opportunities and wildlife watching. To be scheduled in October/November 2013 or March/April 2014. Complimentary overnight stay in Monroe area included. http://www.friendsofblackbayou.org/
Prize 2: You and your guest will follow an experienced guide on an old fashioned rabbit hunt at the famous "Palo Alto Plantation" near Donaldsonville, LA. http://www.paloaltoplantation.net/.
Prize 3: Framed print of R. C. Davis’ beautiful painting, "Taking Flight" featuring whooping cranes in Louisiana to highlight the recent Whooping Crane Repopulation Project in Louisiana – a success story for endangered species reintroduction to native habitat. The print is a 21” x 32” paper reproduction signed and numbered print by the artist in a cypress frame, donated by LWF members Rebecca Triche and Purvis Hebert. View the print here: http://lawff.org/poster.html
Prize 4: A Marsh Dog gift basket featuring gourmet dog treats made from all-natural wild nutria meat. Your pet will enjoy these lean treats, including “Barataria Bites” dog biscuits and Marsh Dog’s new dry-roasted nutria jerky, “Bark.” You can “Save the Marsh, Eat More Nutria” by trying a basket of uniquely Louisiana pet food products. www.marshdog.com
For more information, please contact the Louisiana Wildlife Federation at (225) 344-6707 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*This promotion is in conformance with all pertinent Louisiana Dept. of Revenue and USPS regulations; VOID where otherwise prohibited. Participants must be 18 years or older, and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. States. Employees and officers of the Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF) and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings) are not eligible. LWF reserves the right to verify winner eligibility, and winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and a liability release, or an alternate winner may be selected. Prizes are not transferable to others and no cash redemption will be permitted. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by LWF due to prize unavailability, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received. Taxes on prizes and all expenses including but not limited to the cost of ammunition or equipment, hunting/fishing licenses or stamps, travel, and any other expenses related to acceptance and use of prizes and not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winners. By participating, entrants agree to these rules and decisions and to release, discharge, and hold harmless, LWF, its officers, directors, and staff, from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by the winner, or any of the property belonging to the winner, whether caused by the negligence of LWF, or otherwise arising from participation in the contest or receipt, use, or misuse of the contest prize.
(Photo credit: Burg Ransom "Hot Pursuit")