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Press Release

Illinois River Survey Group Photography Exhibit
One Williams Center  |  Tulsa, OK  now until May 3, 2012.

 Exhibition imagery of the Illinois River Watershed from Illinois River Survey photographers and from the book The Illinois River Survey: A Visual Record

Illinois River Survey Group Photography Exhibition Photographers:  Kim Baker, Tyler Bright, Lesa Cordle, Mike Fuhr, Nancy Garber,  Jay Pruett, R.E. Lindsey, and Scott Smith.

The Illinois River Survey is a collaborative, image-based conservation photography initiative organized by Oklahoma-based nature and conservation photographer, Kim Baker. Baker began the project with the mission to create and use compelling photography that has the power to inform and change people’s minds about the need for conservation and preservation of the Illinois River, its tributaries Flint Creek and the Barren Fork River, and its impoundment, Tenkiller Ferry Lake.

The Illinois River Survey is a collaborative, image-based conservation photography initiative organized by Oklahoma-based nature and conservation photographer, Kim Baker. Baker began the project with the mission to create and use compelling photography that has the power to inform and change people’s minds about the need for conservation and preservation of the Illinois River, its tributaries Flint Creek and the Barren Fork River, and its impoundment, Tenkiller Ferry Lake.

 The Illinois River Survey: A Visual Record tells the story of the Illinois River through powerful imagery and important essays. Oklahoma authors include Brad Agnew, Kim Baker, Sheilah Bright, Priscilla Crawford, and Mike Fuhr, with a special introduction by John Gifford and foreword by Drew Edmondson. Beginning with the history and rich cultural heritage of the Illinois River to the region, local river communities, and Tahlequah, the book focuses on the rivers unique ecological communities with an emphasis on the natural services the rivers provides and the power photography and conservation initiatives have in preserving the river. For more information visit www.oklacps.com

Viewing Hours: Monday -Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm. Closed Sat & Sun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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