Focus on Nature High School Photo Competition

Parsippany received an "A" for outdoor activities;

MORRIS COUNTY — Parsippany high school students are invited to participate in “Focus On Nature,” a photography competition and exhibit sponsored by the Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

The purpose of the competition is to celebrate and promote the creativity and artistic skills of local high school students, who may submit original photographs with a nature or plant theme and have their work judged by local photographers.

First, second, and third prizes will be awarded by the judges, and winning photographs will be displayed prominently in the lobby of the Haggerty Education Center at the Morris County Park Commission’s Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township. All entries will be exhibited throughout the month of March, 2018 in the classrooms at the Haggerty Education Center. The Education Center is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. free of charge. Additionally, the first place photographer will receive a $50.00 gift card, and second and third place photographers each will receive $25.00 gift cards.

The competition is free to enter. Entries will be accepted between January 22 and February 16, 2018. Complete contest rules and submission forms for entries may be found by clicking here.

For more information about the competition, call (973) 631-5004 or email Katie Di Mare at