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DNR Educator Wins National Award
DNR educator Cynthia P. Etgen of Harford County recently the first place 2005 Interpretive Media Award for Interpretive Program Curriculum from the National Association for Interpretation for developing curriculum for the "Green Eggs and Sand" program. “Green Eggs and Sand” is a joint initiative of teachers, scientists, natural resources agencies, aquatic specialists, and other horseshoe crab resource stakeholders from Maryland, Delaware, and New Jersey. Etgen, an Aquatic Resource Education Coordinator, and her team competed against 135 national and international entries in eleven categories.
November 17, 2005
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