MORRISTOWN, NJ. - High School students in northern New Jersey are invited to participate in a photography competition titled, Focus on Nature. The competition, sponsored by the Friends of Frelinghuysen Arboretum "celebrates and promotes the creativity and artistic skills of all local high school students".

Students may submit their original photographs with a nature or plant theme to the competition and have their work judged by local photographers.

Judges will award prizes to First Place ($50 gift certificate) Second Place ($25 gift certificate) and Third Place ($25 gift certificate). The  winning photographs will be displayed in the lobby of the Haggerty Education Center at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. 

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All entries to the competition will be exhibited throughout the month of March 2018 in the classrooms of the Haggerty Education Center. The Education Center is open to the public daily from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, free of charge.

The competition is free to enter, and entries will be accepted between Monday, January 22 and Friday, February 16, 2018. Complete contest rules and submission forms for entries may be found at