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Nature photography contest to be held Aug. 17

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 9:41 p.m. CDT

MORRIS – The 8th Annual Nature Photography Contest & Exhibit will be Aug. 17.

Matted photos are submitted to the photo committee from noon to 3 p.m. Following the judging, photos will be on exhibit at 5010 N. Jugtown Road, Morris, on Aug. 23 and 24. The exhibit will be at Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area Visitors Center during open hours.

The first 100 entries are guaranteed acceptance. All photos must be matted. Mat board must be 11x14 inches. Photographs secured to the mat board can be from 5x7 inches to 11x14 inches. Labels downloaded from the website must be secured on the back side of the photo.

Entry into the photo contest implies permission to use entered photo(s) in Illinois Department of Natural Resources and affiliated publications, in general circulation publications and in nonprofit fundraising activities without compensation to the photographer.

Requirements can be found at

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