UCA ANNOUNCES JEWEL MOORE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST WINNERS

The University of Central Arkansas hosted the first ever Jewel Moore Nature Reserve Photography contest.

This contest focused on capturing all-natural photos in UCA’s Jewel Moore Nature Reserve, the natural areas behind UCA’s Lewis Science Center and at the Steel Creek field station along the Buffalo River.

UCA student winners were:

  • First place, Ashley Barto, undergraduate environmental science major
  • Runner-up, Nick Dial, biology graduate student

First place: Ashley Barto, undergraduate environmental science major

Runner-up: Nick Dial, biology graduate student

Runner-up: Nick Dial, biology graduate student

UCA employee winners were:

  • First place, Dr. William Flatley, assistant professor in geography
  • Runner-up, Kristen Spickard, marketing coordinator for Outreach and Community Engagement
First Place Winner: Dr. William Flatley, assistant professor in geography

First Place Winner: Dr. William Flatley, assistant professor in geography

Runner-up: Kristen Spickard, marketing coordinator for Outreach and Community Engagement

Runner-up: Kristen Spickard, marketing coordinator for Outreach and Community Engagement

The winning photographs will be displayed in the Conway Corporation Center for the Sciences.

“Thank you to all who submitted entries, to the contest judges John Black, portrait and wedding photographer, and Patrick Ward, co-founder of the Photographic Society of Northwest Arkansas, and to the UCA Bookstore and President’s Office for furnishing prizes,” said Dr. David Dussourd,  professor of biology and contest organizer.

ABOUT JEWEL MOORE NATURE RESERVE
The reserve is the last remaining remnant of the historic Conway Prairie. With over 235 identified species of flora and fauna, JMNR is a gorgeous example of natural preservation in an urban landscape. Located on the beautiful campus of the University of Central Arkansas, we serve not only the UCA student population but also the entire Conway community.

For more information, please visit http://uca.edu/jmnr/