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






Annabel Gonda | Middleton Middle School | Middleton, ID

Photo caption:

Winter Air

Honorable Mention

Photographer's Statement:

My picture relates to the theme because there are wisps of clouds, which remind me of the oxygen that trees give us so we are able to do things like ski in McCall and look out at different colored trees like the Tamarack tree in this picture.