The annual Loudoun Arbor Day “Favorite Loudoun Tree” photo contest is under way. Entries are being accepted through Friday, April 21, in advance of the annual Loudoun Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, April 29. Entries, which may be in black and white or color, must be of a single tree in its entirety growing in Loudoun County, no larger than 8 ½ inches by 11 inches unframed, and taken by the entrant.
Send photos along with the photographer’s contact information, including name, address, and phone number or email, as well as the location and kind of tree, if known, to Loudoun County Urban Forester John Zuiker, Department of Building and Development, 1 Harrison St. SE, third floor, Mailstop #60, Leesburg, VA 20175.
Winning photos will be displayed at the Loudoun Arbor Day Celebration on April 29 at the Loudoun County Fairgrounds. Awards will be presented to the photographers of the top three photos during the formal ceremony scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Photos will not be returned and become the property of the Loudoun Arbor Day Committee and may be used in displays at other events.
For more information about the photo contest, contact Zuiker at 703-771-5991 or John.Zuiker@loudoun.gov. More information about the Arbor Day celebration is online at loudoun.gov/ArborDay.