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Schwartz receives honorable mention in essay contest

— The Idaho Forest Products Commission recently announces winners of the annual Forest Products Week Essay Contest.

Among the honorable mentions was Mary Schwartz of Prairie Elementary School in Cottonwood.

Students shared how forest products touch their lives, and secondary students wrote about whether using Idaho wood for building is a good environmental and economic choice.

The winning essays will be posted at

The Idaho Forest Products Commission provides information and education programs about Idaho’s forests and the forest products sector.


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