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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Arbor Day Photo Contest 2021: 'Trees That Make Me Feel Happy'

Link to information about Arbor Day Photo Contest 2021

The annual Loudoun County Arbor Day tree photo contest is underway. The theme of this year’s contest is “Trees That Make Me Feel Happy.” Entries are being accepted through Friday April 9, 2021, in advance of this year’s virtual Loudoun County Arbor Day Celebration, which will be posted on the Loudoun County website at to coincide with Virginia’s Arbor Day April 30. 

Contest Rules

  • Entries must be a photo of a single tree or group of trees that are in Loudoun County,
  • The photos must have been taken by the entrant. There is a limit of two entries per person. 
  • Only digital pictures will be accepted. JPEGs are acceptable. High resolution photos are encouraged. 
  • Email photos to Loudoun County Urban Forester Kyle Dingus of the Department of Building and Development.
  • Include photographer’s contact information (name, phone number and email) as well as the approximate location of the tree and tree species, if known, and a brief explanation of why the photographer is thankful for the tree or trees in the photo.

Awards will be distributed to the top three photos. The winners will be notified the week of April 12. Photos will not be returned and will become the property of the Loudoun County Arbor Day Committee. 

For more information about the Arbor Day photo contest or the virtual Arbor Day celebration, contact Kyle Dingus at 571-252-0678 or by email.

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