Department Of Environmental Resources To Celebrate Earth Day With Tree-Hugging Photo Contest
April 05, 2016
ERM to Celebrate Earth Day with Tree-Hugging Photo Contest
Show off your love for trees and Mother Earth by snapping a picture of a tree-hugger in action. Palm Beach County’s Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is hosting a “Hug a Tree for Earth Day” Instagram Photo Contest during April celebrating the value Palm Beach County’s trees provide to us and the environment. The winning photographer will receive a green starter kit filled with eco-friendly products including a native tree and rain barrel. Join ERM’s Sustainability and Climate program in celebrating the importance of trees by submitting a photo today. To learn more about ERM’s Sustainability and Climate program visit: www.pbcgov.com/erm/sustainability.
Photo Contest Rules:
Step 1: Take a photograph of a tree-hugger in action.
Step 2: Follow @pbcerm on Instagram.
Step 3: Upload your photos on Instagram and tag with #ermgreen @pbcerm. Include location and, if known, tree species.
Step 4: Photos must be taken in Palm Beach County, Florida
Step 5: All photos must be shared between April 1 and April 30, 2016.
April 16th Free Native Tree Giveaway: In addition to the Instagram Photo Contest, ERM is partnering with PBC Cooperative Extension to give away free native trees at the Black Gold Jubilee event in Belle Glade on April 16th. Palm Beach County residents are eligible to receive up to two native trees or shrubs per address (Limited supply. First come first served basis).
For more information on the Black Gold Jubilee event visit: http://www.palmbeachfl.com/events-palm-beach/fairs-festivals/black-gold-jubilee/.