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Experience Forests, Experience PEFC

Get your cameras ready, the PEFC Experience Forests, Experience PEFC is back for 2018! Share your forest photos on Instagram to be in with a chance to win some fantastic national prizes!

Morning Star Gareth Goldthorpe smallHow do forests make a difference to your life? How do you experience the many benefits that forests provide? Whatever forests mean to you, we want to know.

Express yourself through your photos and enter the contest! You have until 5 June (World Environment Day).

The contest is running in the following countries:

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PEFC Photographer of the Year Award

The best photos from the national contests will enter the international contest and compete for the 2018 PEFC Photographer of the Year Award:

  • The winner will receive a trip to Geneva, Switzerland to attend the 2018 PEFC Forest Certification Week or a cash prize of 3000 CHF.
  • The top 12 photos will be publicly exhibited at the 2018 PEFC Forest Certification Week at the Movenpick Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland in November 2018 and potentially in other places around the world throughout 2018/2019.
  • The top 12 photos will be featured in the 2019 PEFC ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo calendar.

2017 Photo Contest

Take a look at our top 12 photos from 2017... maybe some inspiration?

Experience Forests, Experience PEFC 2017