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Keene High School Wins Fifth Straight New Hampshire Canon Envirothon Competition

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The Canon Envirothon is North America's largest high school environmental education competition.  Winning teams from participating states and Canadian provinces compete for recognition and scholarships by demonstrating their knowledge of environmental science and natural resource management.  The competition is centered on four universal testing categories (i.e., soils/land use, aquatic ecology, forestry, and wildlife) and a current environmental issue.  The current issue for 2009 is Biodiversity in a Changing World. Staff from New England Field Office,(NEFO) has been assisting with the New Hampshire Envirothon competition since 1995, making this our 14th consecutive year of involvement.  This past week (May 26), NEFO staff members Phil Leeser, Drew Major and Ken Munney, along with New Hampshire Fish and Game biologist Mary Goodyear, designed and administered the Wildlife Section of the NH Envirothon competition.  Once again, the perennial powerhouse team from Keene High School took top honors, and will be on their way to the University of North Carolina in Asheville, NC in August to compete with the top teams from across North America.

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Last updated: September 17, 2009