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Montreal River cleanup photo wins national contest

 

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ROB HANSON'S photo of conservation specialist Zach Wilson paddling a canoe full of debris on the Montreal River during one of this summer's river cleanups was voted the winner of the 2015 National River Cleanup Photo Contest.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - A photo of one of the Montreal River cleanup events held this summer recently won the 2015 National River Cleanup Photo Contest.

The photo, taken by Rob Hanson, shows conservation specialist Zach Wilson paddling a canoe full of garbage on the river.

The photo of Wilson, who works with the Iron County Land and Water Conservation Department, received 688 votes in the contest sponsored by American Rivers - a national non-profit conservation organization. According to information on the group's website, over 1,500 votes were cast in the...



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