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Seventh-Grade Essay Contest promotes ‘Silent Spring’

WELLS, Maine — To mark the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson’s revolutionary work “Silent Spring,” the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve and Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge invite seventh-grade students in Maine to enter an environmental essay contest with prizes including an iPad, a camera and binoculars. Essays should be emailed to by Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Contest details are posted at


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