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Share Your Piece of America

Some of America’s most amazing places — from the striking red rock deserts of the Southwest to the beaches of Maine — are under threat from oil and gas drilling or climate change. You can help protect these special places by showcasing their beauty to people across the nation by uploading a photo and description of your favorite piece of America.

People who uploaded a photo before March 22, were in our 2013 photo contest. The winning entry will be prominently featured across the Sierra Club online presence and seen by millions of supporters and members. See the entries here.

You can also:

  • Pick a special place in the list below ("special places we are working to protect") and take action now to help protect it.
  • Urge President Obama to establish his legacy and designate these special wild places as national monuments.
  • See what other users have entered in the photo contest clicking on photos in the map above.


Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to Terray Sylvester for winning our recent photo contest. Terray's stunning photo of of French Spring/Happy Canyon in Utah's Greater Canyonlands was selected from over 1,400 entries. The judges loved how this photo really captures the mysterious beauty of the Greater Canyonlands. Thanks for everyone who entered and congratulations, Terray!