National Forest Week Contests
Thanks to All Who Celebrated National Forest Week With Us
National Forest Week (NFW) 2016 was September 18-24 and all ABCFP NFW contests are now closed. See all of our fantastic winners below.
Art Contest | Photo Contest
Art Contest For Kids
Hundreds of children got out their crayons and pencils to show what the forest means to them. The Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) and the Truck Loggers Association (TLA) were thrilled with the creative pictures entered in their art contest.
Age Category 4-5 Years
Winner: Odetta Muise Bissett
, Age 5, Queen Charlotte
Runner Up: Linden Chewter
, Age 5, Nelson
Runner Up: Elencia Hazelton-Plante
, Age 5, Francois Lake
Age Category 6-8 Years
Winner: Jordyn Meville, Age 7, 100 Mile House
Runner Up: Ayla Block, Age 8, Terrace
Runner Up: Sophia Neilsen, Age 8, Campbell River
Age Category 9-12 Years
Winner: Luke Block, Age 10, Terrace
Runner Up: Alexander Alguire, Campbell River, Age 10
Runner Up: Alicja Grymuza, Age 10, Parksville
This year, the photo contest was open to two categories of entrants – ABCFP members, and START subscribers (high school and post-secondary students who are interested in forestry). Check out the stunning winning entries below.
Sue Huddart, RFT(Ret), submitted the winning photo in the member category. This image features an algae bloom on Scuitto Lake near Kamloops.
First runner up from the membership is Jacob Bapty, RPF, Cert. Arb., MSFM, with his photo taken while car camping south of Nimpkish Lake on Vancouver Island.
Second runner up from the membership is Frank Tiramani, FIT, with his photo of two bears cubs climbing in a grove of aspen trees.
University of British Columbia student Jackson Locker
submitted the winning photo in the START category.