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






Lauren Geibel | North Star Charter School | Eagle, ID

Photo caption:


Honorable Mention

Photographer's Statement:

If we spend too much time looking up through the leaves of the trees daydreaming, we will not notice their decline until they are gone. We need to be aware of our lean, green resource and spend more time replanting! Trees give to us and we need to give back!