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Local student's essay wins contest addressing next generation forest stewardship

March 15, 2013 Posted by: K Robbins
The Vermont Woodlands Association partnered with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, the French Foundation and Northern Woodlands magazine to sponsor an essay contest for high school students.

The question addressed by entrants was, "As next generation forest stewards, we would like you to tell us, in 600 words or less, why working forests in Vermont are important and how they contribute to the quality of life for all Vermonters."

A local Woodstock Union High School student, Kia Amirkiaee had the winning essay! Congratulations Kia, your reflections are very important and well said! Click here to read the winning essay!
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  1. jinu - pala, kerala
    July 22, 2013 at 08:21

    congratulation kia..first of all appriatiate the aothorities for participating the students, it very good think because the forest is on the destortion mode, actually am from india, working as forest guard ,here no one conduct this type of compatitions, any way am proud of u...my kid kia,thanks by indianstudies

 

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Did You Know?

Black and white Carleton Watkins photograph, showing Yosemite's massive granite Cathedral Rock. Billings Family Archives.

In the early 1860s Vermonter Frederick Billings, then living in California, purchased and sent photographs of Yosemite Valley to influential eastern friends to make the case for its preservation. You can see these photographs, and paintings of Yosemite, at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP.