Join Montgomery Parks arborists and celebrate Arbor Day at your school. The annual Arbor Day Video Contest is underway and is a great way to get students to understand the importance trees play in their environment.
Who: Montgomery Parks’ Arboriculture experts will provide students the opportunity to explore and discover the benefit of trees and how they impact our environment and our lives.
What: The Arbor Day Video Contest is open to third, fourth, and fifth grade students, and the video theme will highlight how trees are superheroes. See contest information and rules<https://www.montgomeryparks.org/about/divisions/arboriculture/arbor-day/>.
When: Contest opens Monday, January 22. Submissions must be received by Thursday, March 29.
Where: The winning school will be notified the week of April 2, 2018.
Why: The school celebration promotes sustainability through hands-on learning while building pride in their school and community. The winners of Montgomery Parks’ annual Arbor Day Video Contest will participate in a day of hands-on activities and demonstrations such as:
· Composting Activity
· Tree Seedling Giveaway
· Tree Top Travels and Canopy Exploration
· How Trees Grow