Squamish student wins contest for forest artwork

A student from Squamish has won an artwork contest for her drawing about the benefits of having forests in B.C.

Luna, a student at Squamish Waldorf School, was one of six participants chosen from hundreds of entries from across the province.

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The annual contest, sponsored by the FORED BC Society, celebrates the almost century-old National Forest Week, which aims to raise awareness about Canada’s forest as a valuable and renewable resource that is fundamental to our economy, culture, history and future.

The contest was open to youth aged five to 18 years old as part of FORED’s Youth Engaging Sustainability program. Each winner received $50.

“From providing camping and other eco-tourism and recreation activities, to being homes for animals and providing wood for building houses, these students really captured all the values of our forests,” said education director Victor Godin.

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