Artwork sought for New York State Arbor Day poster; deadline is Dec. 31

Arbor Day poster 2018 from NYS DEC
2018 Arbor Day Poster, photo taken by Aaron Cohen. Image courtesy New York State Department of Environmental Conservation


Each year the public is invited to submit photography and/or artwork to be considered for the New York State Arbor Day Poster.

It’s a longtime tradition and posters have become collector’s items for many. There will be 100,000 posters printed for distribution to 3,500 New York State schools, at the New York State Fair and at other venues.

The winning artist will be honored at the annual state Arbor Day celebration.

The deadline is Dec. 31.

To submit your photography and/or artwork, please complete the artist information form here and send it with your artwork attached to

Please submit images with a resolution of 300 dpi or higher.

Only photographs taken in New York State will be accepted.

If your photograph features any distinguishable persons, a model consent form must be included with your submission.

To obtain past NYS Arbor Day posters, contact any local Department of Environmental Conservation forestry office or call 518-402-9428.

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