Tag Archives: conservation
New research with broad reaching findings
The Soldier and the Oak
This song reminds us that, among other benefits, trees restore us…
“Trees Can Change Everything”
ACRES applauds The Arbor Day Foundation’s public service video, reminding us “Trees Can Change Everything”…
“New app could turn outdoor enthusiasts into citizen-scientists”
Article: “New app could turn outdoor enthusiasts into citizen-scientists”, January 13, 2016
The Sustainability Institute, http://www.sustainability.psu.edu
ACRES 2015 Arbor Day Photo Contest Winners
The results are in and we have our winners!
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.
We’re very proud of you!
To view the five winners, go to:
Time to Vote!
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.
Photo Contest Update
Our Arbor Day Photo Contest is underway! In fact, to ensure everyone has a chance to submit an entry, we have extended the deadline until Monday, April 20. So, all you young, budding photographers (grades K-5), take a photo of your favorite tree and tell us why it’s such a great tree, then send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Voting begins Wednesday, April 22. For more details, go to https://acresinfo.wordpress.com/photo-contest-2/?preview=true&preview_id=815&preview_nonce=09ad6a647f
Photo Contest Reminder
Don’t forget, our Photo Contest is happening! The voting will begin on April 14th. Make sure all those budding photographers (grades K-5) email their entries to email@example.com. For more details, go to https://acresinfo.wordpress.com/photo-contest-2/?preview=true&preview_id=815&preview_nonce=e6e769db27
2015 Franklin R. Myers Scholarship
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/