Winners Announced for the 2023 National Forest Week Photo Contest

To celebrate National Forest Week (NFW), the Canadian Institute of Forestry invited Canadians to participate in the 4th Annual NFW Photo Contest from September 17-23, 2023.

We received a number of entries showcasing Canada’s diverse forest landscapes, demonstrating immense talent and creativity.

After careful review, we are pleased to announce the top 5 winners:

  • Jason Hutchinson
  • Brian Duquette
  • Kyasha Robinson
  • Sophie Arseneau
  • Wren Mangelli



Photo by Jason Hutchinson

“My photo represents forests, water, wildlife, and the importance of the biodiversity of the ecosystem around my home community of Campbell River within the territory of the Laich-Kwil-Tach people.”


Photo by Brian Duquette

“This photo was taken at Icarus Lake southwest of Thunder Bay, Ontario”


Photo by Kyasha Robinson

“’Omineca Fire Complex’ snapped during a Heli flight we took to assess the damage of the forest fires on roads and bridges in our forest district. This burn is the Porcupine Mountain polygon within the Omineca Complex and measures 12,280 Ha. The Prince George region has seen record breaking fires this season with 1,912,441.7 total hectares burned as of today (2023-09-18).”


Photo by Sophie Arseneau

“’Hide and Seek’ taken on our beautiful family woodlot. Where there were many birds playing in the trees that day. ”


Photo by Wren Mangelli

“I came across this young forest steward just outside of White River Ontario. It was one of those moments that makes you remember what all the work is for.”


 

A sincere thank you to everyone who entered our 4th Annual NFW Photo Contest. We received a number of entries showcasing Canada’s vast forest landscapes, demonstrating immense talent and creativity. Stay tuned for the next NFW Photo Contest in 2024!