Alpine Essay Contest

Enter the 2016 Essay Contest!

The theme for the 2016 Essay Contest: In dual honor of the Centennials of both Acadia National Park and the National Park System, for the 2016 Essay Contest emerging writers are encouraged to explore the relationship between the rich history of America’s National Park System and personal understandings of recreation and stewardship of wild places,…
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Essay Contest is Underway!

Guy and Laura Waterman spent a lifetime reflecting and writing on the Northeast’s mountains. The Waterman Fund seeks to further their legacy of stewardship through essays that celebrate and explore issues of wilderness, wildness, and humans through the Fund’s annual essay contest. In conjunction with the Museum of the White Mountains’ upcoming exhibit on Woman…
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2015 Essay Contest Announced

Guy and Laura Waterman spent a lifetime reflecting and writing on the Northeast’s mountains. The Waterman Fund seeks to further their legacy of stewardship through essays that celebrate and explore issues of wilderness, wildness, and humans through the Fund’s annual essay contest. In conjunction with the Museum of the White Mountains’ exhibit on Woman and…
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Waterman Fund awards winners in 2014 essay contest

The Waterman Fund is delighted to announce the winners of its sixth annual Alpine Essay Contest. The Fund received over thirty entries this year and through much thoughtful reading and fruitful discussion, the Fund’s reading committee selected Jenny Wagner’s essay, “The Cage Canyon,” as this year’s winner. Nancy Rich’s essay “Walking with Our Faces to…
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