25 December 2012 Happy Holidays! Posted by: Jamie Rappaport Clark | 4 comments | Share: From all of us at Defenders of Wildlife to you and your loved ones, we wish you the very best this holiday season! Snow covers Sequoia National Park (Credit: Barry Klein) 4 Responses to “Happy Holidays!” Millie Sheen December 26th, 2012 Hope you have a happy holiday too! Thanks on behalf of all the animals! Reply Barry Klein December 26th, 2012 Thanks for using my photo, it put a smile on my face and a nice Christmas gift!!! not sure where you got the photo from, but nice to share it with MANY people!!! I have others of this winter scene and with other Sequoias. I have many Sequoia/wildlife, Redwood and other photos if you would like! peace, namaste…..Barry thanks for Defending the “kids” Reply Moderator December 26th, 2012 Hi Barry, Your photo was submitted to our photo contest last year. Thank you for submitting it, and giving us the opportunity to share such a beautiful image! Barry Klein December 27th, 2012 I figured it was a contest. It was my pleasure and a joy to see the photo! If you would like to do any work with my photography, I would love to participate. thanks, Barry Reply Post Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in Westerners want to save the sage-grouse (and so do I) A majority of voters in western states want to see sage-grouse, the Sagebrush Sea and all its inhabitants protected. Defenders Celebrates Successful Listing of Sharks, Rays and Sawfish! Recently 21 imperiled species of sharks and rays gained international protection when they were added to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). Refuges need relief Congress and the president must do a better job in providing for America’s National Wildlife Refuge System.