We went with a simple theme for the October media contest: Fall. The season certainly brought out the beautiful autumnal colors captured in the images below. And, of course, given the build up to Halloween, we received a few holiday-specific submissions, including our winner above. This photo was submitted by Research Associate, David Fleshman, who is serving alongside the BLM as a stream survey crew lead in Elko, NV. He provided the following lore to accompany his photo: “Elko stream survey crew (Fleshman, Robyn Holmes, Hanna Muntz, and Emmi Petersen) encounters a werewolf on the way to survey the Mary’s River. Werewolves can commonly be found in Northeast Nevada in Fall during the migration season. Mimicking their behavior is the best way to avoid a deadly attack.” We’re pleased to report that their strategy worked, and they all made it through the frightening encounter safe and sound.
Enjoy the additional submissions below!