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For example, did you know BC plants about three trees for every one cut?

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Each year we get hundreds of entries from youth all across BC for our artwork contest that features original art and photography about the importance of forests to our lives, lands and lifestyles. Some of their submissions make local and national news.

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Every year, for almost two decades FORED has offered a contest designed to get Indigenous youth to work with their elders to share this valuable history as a legacy through artwork and storytelling.  One of our annual youth winners, Quinn, who happens to have autism, was featured in the Northern View and other BC newspapers.


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A selection of news articles featuring FORED BC programs and youths.

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Interior News

Gitxsan youth wins traditional knowledge and medicine artwork contest.

BC Local News

Heart of the City: Quinn Smith Has What it Takes

Kelowna Daily Courier

Two Okanagan students were winners in FORED BC’s Traditional Knowledge and Medicine-themed artwork contest.

Squamish Chief

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.

Revelstoke Review

Lutza Berkenbosch’s art poster was one of three selected by FORED BC Society (For Education about our environment and its natural resources) from hundreds of entries during a fall contest.

Nelson Daily

Matthew Berg of the CHEK ABC DL School in Nelson came away with the Primary prize in the recent National Forest Week/FORED BC Society contest.

Coast Reporter

Two students at Madeira Park Elementary School have each won a $50 prize in a provincial artwork contest honouring National Forest Week.

Alaska Highway News

Fort St. John's Sophie Zaldy, a Grade 6 student at Ecole Central Elementary, has won a provincial artwork and photography award as part of National Forest Week.

Vernon Morning Star

Sekoija Spencer, a Falkland Elementary student, won first place in the FORED BC Traditional Knowledge and Medicine-themed poster contest.

Williams Lake Tribune

An 11-year-old from Tl’etinqox has won a provincial award for her poster design in FORED BC’s Traditional Knowledge and Medicine-themed artwork contest.


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So many youths have contributed to our contests. We salute their accomplishments.

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