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

Contestant:

2416

Grade:

7

Photo caption:

The more the tree grows, the more I grow

Photographer's Statement:

The more tree’s we have the more life we will have and the healthier the tree is the healthier we will be. If you think about it tree’s aren’t just for climbing and used for fire wood and paper. Tree’s are life and tree’s are why we are still alive. If we keep cutting down tree’s there will no longer be human existence. Tree’s are a living thing just like us that’s why their as healthy as us and that’s also why we are so healthy because tree’s help pervert the gas form building up in our atmosphere so we can breathe. In my opinion my photo shows a lot of that.