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:

Spiraling needles

Photographer's Statement:

This picture made me feel like I was looking at the tree in a completely new way. Like I could get lost in the tree of the limbs and needles, I enjoyed the new perspective, and the black and white created a contrast the had me lost in that new world.