JOPLIN, MO.--- Area judges, including our own Brad Douglas, helped decide the best nature picture for the cover of a popular local magazine. The Show Me the Ozarks Magazine hosted it's 4th Annual Nature Photo Contest. People from the area snapped pictures and submitted them to the magazine. Money entered into the contest was given to the Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center in Joplin. A thousand dollars was collected and donated. The money will help fund the centers program throughout the year.
"They're giving a $1000 to the nature center and all the programs they do here is a good stewardship and a good partnership," said Pat Tuttle, Joplin CVB Photo Judge.
The winner of the contest is Don Leverich of Galena, the picture will be on the cover of the March issue.
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