From Nov. 1 through 14, share your tree planting story and photos on The Grove to win a donation to the nature-related nonprofit of your choice.
To enter the contest, members must:
- Create a blog post with the title “Planting Story, [location]”
- Include a description of the where, when and why the author planted a tree in 250 words or less
- Include a photo of the tree during or after planting
Submissions will be judged based on writing and photo content and quality. Our panel of judges will include representatives from state forestry agencies, forestry councils, tree-related businesses and the U.S. Forest Service.
Winners will be announced on Friday, Nov. 19. The first place winner will designate a nature-related nonprofit to receive a $350 donation in his/her name. The second and third place winners will receive a $200 and $100 donation (respectively) to the nonprofit of his/her choice. Nonprofit recipients must be approved by the panel of judges before the donations can be made.
Share your tree planting story with us today to inspire others and to help out your favorite nature-related nonprofit.