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YNA 2003 Winners Hero

Twelve winning essays from the YNA 2003 contest year

2003 Winning Essays

Twelve winning essays from the 2003 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Winning essays ranged from a comparison of streams in Washington State to determine the needs of salmon, to investigating the adaptability of the common periwinkle, to the an examination of the life of a saguaro cactus.

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Young Naturalist Awards Essay

Exploring the Mystique of the Mushroom

2003 Young Naturalist Award-winning essay - This 12th-grader from Michigan had never seen a single mushroom growing in her yard ... so she was astonished to discover more than 14 different types. Were they new, or had she overlooked them?

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