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2010 Bodie McDowell Scholarship recipients announced

Sept. 1, 2010 For more info, contact: Robin Giner, rginer@owaa.org 406-728-7434   MISSOULA, Mont. – Congratulations to 2010 Bodie McDowell Scholarship winners! Successful graduate applicants are Desiré Aguirre ($1,000), North Idaho College (writing); Cody Bloomsburg ($1,000), University of Montana (writing); and Michael Easter ($1,500), New York University (writing). Undergraduate students receiving scholarships include Kyle Nickolite […]

OWAA launches new digital, flip-book monthly magazine

For more info, contact: Robin Giner, rginer@owaa.org 406-728-7434 MISSOULA, Mont. — The Outdoor Writers Association of America announces the launch of a new digital flip-book magazine version of its flagship publication, Outdoors Unlimited. When you visit Outdoors Unlimited Online (www.owaa.org/ou), the new OU looks like a magazine. It has the design of a magazine. The […]

OWAA to host environmental writing workshop

For more information contact: Robin Giner, rginer@owaa.org 406-728-7434 MISSOULA, Mont. – Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) will host its first annual Goldenrod Writing Workshop at the University of Montana in Missoula August 1-7, 2010.  Open to both novice communicators and published professionals, the week-long workshop is designed to improve skills in outdoor, nature and […]

2010 Excellence in Craft award winners

Backcountry Sportsman Contest Sponsored by Sierra Club Art/Photo Category 3rd Place: Jack Ballard, Red Lodge, Mont., “Into the outback,” Montana Headwall, Oct.-Dec. 2010 2nd Place: Gene Hester, Springfield, VA., “Drake Wood Duck on log,” Wildlife in North Carolina, October 2009 1st Place: Tim Christie, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, “The last pack out,” Wyoming Wildlife, October 2009 […]

OWAA to host writing workshop

MISSOULA, Mont. – Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) will host its first annual Goldenrod Writing Workshop at the University of Montana in Missoula August 1-7, 2010. Open to both novice communicators and published professionals, the week-long workshop is designed to improve skills in outdoor, nature and environmental writing. The workshop is in a casual […]

OWAA to award college scholarships

MISSOULA, Mont. – Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA), The Voice of the Outdoors, will award scholarships in 2010 to budding outdoor communicators. Bodie McDowell scholarship awards are usually given annually. Scholarships can range from $1,000 to $5,000. Applicants must be students of outdoor communications fields including print, photography, film, art or broadcasting. The Bodie […]

2010 Norm Strung Youth Writing Awards winners

Junior and senior poetry and prose first-place winners received $200; second-place winners received $125; and third-place winners received $100. This year’s winners are: Senior Poetry First Place: “The Naturalists” by Erica Berry (Portland, Ore.) Second Place: “First Hunting Adventures” by Kaitlyn Rabaey (Marshall, Minn.) Third Place: “Gone Huntin’ by Nathan Kennedy” (Rensselaer Falls, N.Y.)   […]

OWAA elects three new Board members

For more information contact: Robin Giner 406-728-7434 rginer@owaa.org   Missoula, Mont. – Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) membership recently cast votes to elect three new members to the board of directors: Mark Freeman (Oregon), Brett Prettyman (Utah) and Paul Queneau (Montana).  All three Active members will take their board seats on June 13, in […]

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