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Posted 8/13/2013

Release no. 13-059

Thomson, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project’s 22nd Annual Photo Contest deadline is quickly approaching.  Photo submissions should be turned in by August 23, at 4:00 p.m., to the Thomson Ranger Office.  Amateur and Enthusiast photographers are able to submit photos in three separate categories: Wildlife, Recreation and Landscape. Photos will be judged and ranked first, second and third in each category.  On Sunday, September 1, an open house will be held at the Thomson Causeway Day Use Shelter, where all photos will be displayed.  If you would like more information regarding the contest contact the Thomson Ranger Office at (815)259-3628.