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:

Sunshine in Pine

Photographer's Statement:

When I saw this beautiful pine tree, I decided to stand under it and take a picture of the sun shining through the needles. The meaning behind this photo is the fact that maybe, in the darkest of times, there will bee a bit of happiness peeking through the branches.