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9th Annual 5th Grade Arbor Day Poster Contest

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting submissions for the 9th annual 5th Grade Arbor Day Poster Contest. Students can showcase their artistic talents and help increase public awareness about trees in New York by participating in the contest.
"Trees play a vital role in the lives of New Yorkers and are an important part of our ecosystem," Commissioner Basil Seggos said. "Whether someone is tapping a maple tree in early spring or relaxing in the shade of a tree on a hot summer day, trees are integral to our quality of life. I encourage New York's fifth graders to join our celebration of trees and showcase why trees are important in our daily lives."
The annual 5th Grade Arbor Day Poster Contest is sponsored by DEC, the State Department of Agriculture and Markets, and the State Education Department. The theme for this year's contest is, "Trees for Bees." Students are asked to create an original poster depict…