MARION, IL (KFVS) - An exhibit of the winning photos in the 2013 Wildlife and Wild Places photo contest is now on display at the Crab Orchard NWR visitor center.
The visitor center is located on Route 148 in Marion and is open every day from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Admission to the visitor center and exhibit is free.
The Friends of Crab Orchard sponsored the annual contest and gave awards to winners in five categories during a ceremony and exhibit opening event on Sunday, Nov. 3. Miriam Link-Mullison received the award for Best in Show as well as first place in the wildlife category for her photo of a great egret titled “Reflective Egret.”