Nature Photographer Tom Ulrich to Deliver Presentation

Feb. 27, 2014            

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Award-winning nature photographer Tom Ulrich will visit Illinois Wesleyan to deliver a presentation about his work on Wednesday, March 5 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Center for Natural Science Learning and Research in the Anderson Auditorium, C101.

Ulrich’s work has been featured in National Geographic, National Wildlife, Time, Audubon and numerous other publications. He has received many awards, including the 1987 International Wildlife Photographer of the Year in the Mammal Behaviour category, winner of the National Wildlife Photo Contest in 1979 and 1981 and the North American Nature Photography Association’s Fellow Award in 2005.

The presentation will focus on his photographs taken in Florida, Montana’s Glacier National Park and South Texas. Ulrich will also show work from his travels in Rome, Greece and Turkey. As a freelance nature photographer, he will share his experiences and provide tips for other photographers as well.

Ulrich has recently led tours to the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, East Africa and other remote areas of the world. He conducts photography workshops and seminars around the country and lectures at colleges and universities. Ulrich currently resides outside of Glacier National Park in Montana.

The event is open to the public and admission is free for college and university students with an ID. For members of the Sugar Grove Nature Center and the John Wesley Powell (JWP) Audubon Society, admission is $2.00 for children and $5.00 for adults. For non-members, admission is $3.00 for children and $7.00 for adults.

The presentation is sponsored by the Sugar Grove Nature Center, the JWP Audubon Society, the IWU Environmental Studies program and Illinois Wesleyan’s Biology Department. 

For additional information, contact Sherry Wallace, director for news and media relations, at (309) 556-3181.

Contact: Danielle Kamp ‘15 (309) 556-3181, univcomm@iwu.edu