Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote, and a special thanks to all the wonderful children who submitted entries — you all have such potential! We hope you will keep taking pictures, and always find the beauty in each tree.
For our five winners, your wonderful photos will be placed on the ACRES website (acresinfo.org) and will be featured on future ACRES educational material.
Our talented young photographers have sent us their best; now you get to vote. To vote, go to https://acres2015arborday.wordpress.com/ and follow the instructions. Winners will be announced on that page April 24, 2015.
ACRES is pleased to announce a $500 scholarship to a deserving graduating high school senior from the Somerset Hills, New Jersey area who intends to study environmental science, conservation, biology, landscape/horticulture, sustainability, urban planning, park administration, forestry, or a related environmental or scientific field. If you are interested, or know of a young student who may qualify, please take a look: https://acresinfo.org/scholarship/
Did you know that the greatest variety of birds is often found in the ‘burbs’? According to the Nature Conservancy Magazine, birds and mankind can and do coexist; especially if mankind is willing to expend a bit of thought and consideration for those feathered neighbors. Take a look:
Nature Explore, a collaborative program of the Arbor Day foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation, provides an insightful video on how adults can foster positive outdoor experiences for children. Take a look at our video page for this and other interesting videos:
Arbor Day, April 24, 2015 ACRES applauds the State of Utah’s public awareness campaign to celebrate trees…for this great video and more, take a look at ACRES’ Video page: https://acresinfo.org/video/ . .