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

Contestant:

843

Grade:

11

Photo caption:

Light in the darkness

Photographer's Statement:

No matter what life gives you, you will always travel through dark places on your path and there will always be light on the other end. In our world now we are facing many issues with losing our forests and this is a dark spot in our journey, but as time goes on we are continuing to improve and restore our forests to help repair the damage that’s been done.