MARION, IL (KFVS) - The deadline for the Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge photo contest is Saturday, October 1st.
The annual contest is sponsored by the Friends of Crab Orchard. There are 4 categories: wildlife, plants & fungus, scenic, and youth. The photos have to be taken on Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.
You may enter up to 5 photos per person. It costs $5 per photo for adults. Kids may submit 5 photos for $5.
They should be no smaller than 5x7 and no larger than 8x10. The photos need to be matted with mat board with a finished size of no larger than 11x16. Those who enter photos are asked not to put the photos in glass, frames, or with hangers.
The photos need to be turned in at the Refuge visitor center on Route 148 in Marion by 4:30 p.m.