Idaho Forest Products Commission

Arbor Day Student Photo Contest

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2023 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 2023 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:

Covered in a Blanket

Photographer's Statement:

Snow falls from the sky and covers my branches. Then that snow seeps through the ground and provides nutrients for the tree’s roots. That little bit of water helps the tree do photosynthesis. The tree excretes oxygen. That oxygen makes a “Healthy Tree, Healthy Me”.