Idaho Forest Products Commission

Arbor Day Student Photo Contest

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2024 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 2024 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.

Deadline: April 8th, 2024






Lily Pajak | Hawthorne Elementary | Boise, ID

Photo caption:

Grass Blades in the Morning

Honorable Mention

Photographer's Statement:

Grass is very important to the ecosystem. It traps carbon dioxide so it won’t pollute the air. Also it reduces erosion from water and storm runoffs. Grass improves soil, and reduces temperatures.