Become a Michigan state parks photo ambassador

We’re looking for photo ambassadors interested in exploring Michigan state parks and associated state-managed properties and sharing those stories and experiences with the world.

Michigan state park photo ambassadors should have:

A love for the outdoors and Michigan state parks, trails and waterways.
An eye for capturing interesting and engaging photos.
A public Instagram account and ability to post engaging content on the platform.
The ability to encourage others to visit Michigan state parks, trails and waterways.
Expectations

Photo ambassadors will:

Share posts from @MiStateParks with your followers every month.
Provide the Michigan DNR with at least four high-quality photos per month that will become property of the Michigan DNR, with credit to you, when applicable.
Share your own stories about Michigan state parks on your Instagram account every month.
Perks

Expanded social media influence by getting featured on @MiStateParks Instagram account.
Access to our invite-only Facebook group.
Complimentary Michigan state parks swag.
Opportunities for your images to be used in official Michigan DNR promotions, with credit to you, when applicable.
To apply, register online or text the word “photo” to 80888 by Nov. 20.

All ambassadors will be subject to a background check.