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





Photo caption:

Fallen Pinecone

Photographer's Statement:

In this photo, there is a fallen pinecone at the base of a tree. The meaning behind this picture is that things can change, even if they’re small things, like pinecones falling one by one. Some are sad, but some things just can’t stay the way they are.