Idaho Forest Products Commission

Arbor Day Student Photo Contest

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You gave us your best shot!

To celebrate Arbor Day, each year the Idaho Forest Products Commission sponsors the Look to the Forest Photo Contest. Idaho 5th-12th grade students from throughout the state submitted their photos, captions and photographers’ statements. First place winners and honorable mentions were named in four grade level divisions: 5-6th, 7-8th, 9-10th and 11-12th.

Here are this year’s winners!

All Winners | Winners 5-6 | Winners 7-8 | Winners 9-10 | Winners 11-12






Sadie Rose Davidson | Harrison Elementary School | Harrison, ID

Photo caption:

Sunset Over the Forest

Honorable Mention

Photographer's Statement:

A forest of trees surrounds our home. I took this photo while I hiked in search of wildlife. It was the end of my school day and I enjoyed the beauty of being outside, watching the wind blow the trees and the sun slowly setting on the horizon.