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2011 Winning Essays

Twelve winning essays from the 2011 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Winning essays ranged from an investigation the effects of acidification in the Chesapeake Bay on grass shrimp, to the feeding preferences of painted lady butterflies, to a study of the effects of open ocean plastic pollution on a marine insect.

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