The contest is designed to educate and create awareness about the positive impact trees have on the environment. One school or community will be awarded five unique, historical trees from AMERICAN FORESTS’ Historic Tree Program along with $5,000 for new school or community supplies. Participants can enter by submitting a creative video that is 90 seconds or less, or an online submission stating why they think their school or community deserves to win.

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