Idaho Forest Products Commission

Arbor Day Student Photo Contest

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2022 Winners of the Arbor Day Photo Contest

To celebrate Arbor Day, the Idaho Forest Products Commission sponsors a Photo Contest each year. The competition is open to all Idaho youth in 5th-12th grades. For the 2022 contest, young photographers addressed the theme, Healthy Tree, Healthy Me. In addition to their photo, contestants provided a statement sharing their vision of the photo’s portrayal of the theme.

Winners: All | Grades 5-6 | Grades 7-8 | Grades 9-10 | Grades 11-12





Photo caption:

Majestic Deer Grazing in the Plains

Photographer's Statement:

What Healthy Tree Healthy Me means to me is that without plants we wouldn’t have majestic animals like deer to admire from afar. Wild animals wouldn’t survive without plant life, plant life feeds almost all wildlife. Without plants like grasses wild animals like cows, sheep, horses and many other types of wildlife would die. The earth’s ecosystem is important for  survival of many people,  mammals, and animals survival.