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EE Week Activity Sampler

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Share and Promote What You Are Doing in Environmental Education
Be Part of New Jersey Environmental Education Week 2013!


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WHAT IS BEING DONE: Learn how you can do your part to protect New Jersey's most precious resource - water. Demonstrations include rain gardens, rain barrels, and water conservation devices. Experts are available from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program to educate and engage visitors about current water resources initiatives.
DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
BY WHOM: All ages!
PURPOSE OF ACTIVITY/EVENT: Rutgers Day offers free performances, tours, exhibits, hands-on activities, and perennial favorites like Ag Field Day and the New Jersey Folk Festival. Come share in our Rutgers pride by exploring the university's research, education, and service. Meet our diverse student body and faculty, and learn more about the health sciences programs that are now a part of our university.
COUNTY: Middlesex
CONTACT PERSON: Rosana Da Silva
PHONE: 848-932-6714
EMAIL: rdasilva@envsci.rutgers.edu
WEBSITE: http://rutgersday.rutgers.edu/
WHAT IS BEING DONE: Environmental/Ecological Volunteer Activities. Environmental Testing by Test America. Various Environmental/Ecological Presenters, Exhibits and Vendors. Domestic Animals.
DATE/TIME: April 27, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
BY WHOM: 50+ Primary, Middle and High School Students, as well as Daisy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Eagle Scouts.
PURPOSE OF ACTIVITY/EVENT: Environmental/Ecological Engagement and Awareness via group participation in Volunteer Activities at the 2014 Edison Earth Day Celebration.
COUNTY: Middlesex
CONTACT PERSON: Chris Mazauskas, ESJGT Coordinator Township of Edison Department of Administration Edison Municipal Complex 100 Municipal Boulevard Edison, NJ 08817
PHONE: 732-248-7356
EMAIL: cmazauskas@edisonnj.org
WEBSITE: www.EdisonNJ.org
WHAT IS BEING DONE: 17th Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable
DATE/TIME: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 3:30 - 7:30 PM
BY WHOM: Ocean County Soil Conservation District
PURPOSE OF ACTIVITY/EVENT: Professional development, open to all teachers on a first call basis
COUNTY: Ocean
PHONE: 609-971-7002
WEBSITE: www.soildistrict.org
WHEN: Thursday April 17th- Not Open to the Public
EVENT: SCMUA / WRWMG Earth Energy Celebration 2014
LOCATION: 34 South, Route 94, Lafayette, NJ 07848
TIME: 9:00am - 2:00pm
PARTNERS: SCMUA, WRWMG, Cornerstone Engineering, Eastern Propane, Dobbs Creative Group LLC, Sunset Vista Farm, Quiet Comfort, NRCS, A&G Pizza, Bagful O' Bagels, NJDEP WAP and a couple of others
DESCRIPTION: Full day event with over 400 Students from eight different schools in the area coming to participate. Each school group will have a 2 Hour time block with 15 minutes at each presentation/station with 10 vendors/booths that will be presenting. Vendors will be presenting on an array of subjects all tying into the relationship of our Earth and Energy Theme. NJWAP Ambassadors will be exhibiting Enviroscape and Macroinvertebrates.
Contact: William York, ambassador@scmua.org or 973-579-6998 x 110
WHEN: Tuesday April 22nd - Not Open to the Public
EVENT: Enviroscape Presentations
LOCATION: Valley Middle School, 71 Oak Street, Oakland, NJ
TIME: 8:00am - 3:00 pm
DESCRIPTION: Hosting a watershed education program with the use of the Enviroscape Model
Contact: Thayla Reyes, ambassador@passaiccountynj.org or 973-569-4055
WHEN: Monday, April 21st - NOT OPEN TO PUBLIC
EVENT: Watershed Presentations at Emerson Junior/Senior High School
LOCATION: 131 Main St, Emerson, New Jersey 07630
TIME: 8:00am-1:00pm
DESCRIPTION: Hosting a watershed education program with the use of the Enviroscape Model
Contact: Christopher Marinello, ambassador@hackensackriverkeeper.org or 201-968-0808 x108
WHEN: Wednesday, April 23rd - NOT OPEN TO PUBLIC
EVENT: Volunteer Monitoring Training
LOCATION: Cresskill Elementary School
TIME: 8am-3:30pm
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will be conducting a Stream Assessment Training
Contact: Christopher Marinello, ambassador@hackensackriverkeeper.org or 201-968-0808 x108
WHEN: Friday, April 25th, Monday April 28th and Wednesday April 30th - EVENT NOT OPEN TO PUBLIC
EVENT: Watershed Presentations
LOCATION: 393 Rivervale Road River Vale, NJ 07677
TIME: 8:00am-3:00pm
PARTNERS: Eisler
DESCRIPTION: Hosting a watershed education program with the use of the Enviroscape Model
Contact: Christopher Marinello, ambassador@hackensackriverkeeper.org or 201-968-0808 x108
WHEN: April 21, 23, 24 and 29th - Not Open to the Public
EVENT: Volunteer Monitoring Training
LOCATION: Livingston High School
TIME: Classroom sessions on April 21, 23, 24 and Fieldwork on April 29
PARTNER: Douglas Jay's environmental science classes
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will train students on DEP's protocol for biological stream assessments.
Contact: Peggy Monkemeier, wsa.wma6@MorrisParks.net or 973-635-6629
WHEN: Monday April 21st - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: Enviroscape Presentation
LOCATION: Princeton International School 33 River Rd. Princeton NJ
TIME: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
DESCRIPTION: Hosting a watershed education program with the use of the Enviroscape Model
Contact: Eric Tengi, americorps@thewatershed.org or 609-737-3735 x 32
WHEN: Monday April 28th and Tuesday April 29th - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: Presentations at Timberlane Middle School
LOCATION: 51 S Timberlane Dr, Pennington, NJ ?
TIME: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
PARTNERS: Timberlane Middle School
DESCRIPTION: Hosting a watershed education program with the use of the Enviroscape Model
Contact: Eric Tengi, americorps@thewatershed.org or 609-737-3735 x 32
WHEN: Wednesday April 23rd - Not open to the public.
EVENT: Volunteer Monitoring Training
LOCATION: Brookdale Community College
TIME: 11:30am - 2:15pm
PARTNERS: Brookdale Community College Environmental Science Lab
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will be teaching NJDEP protocol for sampling macroinvertebrates to students of Brookdale Community College
Contact: Amy Chianucci, Amy.Chianucci@co.monomouth.nj.us or 732-431-7460 x.7466
WHEN: Sunday April 27th- Not Open to the Public
EVENT: Girl Scouts of Jersey Shore Earth Day
LOCATION: Monmouth Mall
PARTNERS: Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore
DESCRIPTION: Join us for this family-fun day. Ambassador will have a table with the enviroscape, possibly macros as well, and information about AmeriCorps. She will likely have a fun activity from Project WET/WILD/LEARNING TREE to do as well.
Contact: Amy Chianucci, Amy.Chianucci@co.monomouth.nj.us or 732-431-7460 x.7466
WHEN: Friday May 2nd- Not open to the public.
EVENT: Girl Scouts of Jersey Shore Volunteer Monitoring Training
LOCATION: Camp Sacajawea (Adelphia Road, Farmingdale, NJ)
TIME: 5-9pm
PARTNERS: Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will be teaching NJDEP protocol for sampling macroinvertebrates to the Girl Scouts
Contact: Amy Chianucci, Amy.Chianucci@co.monomouth.nj.us or 732-431-7460 x.7466
WHEN: Monday, April 21st and Tuesday April 22nd - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: Galloway Township Middle School Presentations
LOCATION: Galloway Twp. Middle School
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will be running an educational exhibit with macro-invertebrates.
Contact: Steven Luell, watershed@marine.rutgers.edu or 609-812-0649 x214
WHEN: Wednesday, April 23rd- NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: Presentations at Pinelands Regional Junior High School
LOCATION: Pinelands Jr High School
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will be running an educational exhibit with macro-invertebrates.
Contact: Steven Luell, watershed@marine.rutgers.edu or 609-812-0649 x214
WHEN: Wednesday, April 23rd- NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: Presentation at Absegami High School
LOCATION: Absegami High School
TIME: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will be running an educational exhibit with macro-invertebrates and discussing water quality with Absegami's "Earth Shepherd" Environmental Club.
Contact: Steven Luell, watershed@marine.rutgers.edu or 609-812-0649 x214
WHEN: Tuesday April 22nd - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: Presentation at Union Valley Elementary School-5th grade
LOCATION: Sicklerville, NJ
TIME: 1:30
PARTNER: Amelia Jackson-EPA
DESCRIPTION: Enviroscape presentation.
Contact: Morgyn Ellis, wma15@acua.com or 609-272-6901
WHEN: Thursday, April 24th - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: Sea Isle touch tank presentation
LOCATION: 85th St. Sea Isle City
TIME: 9:45am-1:45pm
Sponsor: Logan Township Middle School
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will run a touch tank station
Contact: Zachary Nickerson, watershed.ambassador@co.cape-may.nj.us or 609-465-1085
WHEN: Friday, April 25th
EVENT: Waretown Elementary School Presentations
LOCATION: Waretown Elementary School
TIME: 10:00am-4:00pm
Sponsor: NJDEP, Waretown Elementary
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will be running an educational exhibit for the Barnegat Bay Blitz
Contact: Zachary Nickerson, watershed.ambassador@co.cape-may.nj.us or 609-465-1085
WHEN: Thursday, May 1st- NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: World Water Monitoring Day Presentations
LOCATION: Belleplain State Forest
TIME: 9:30am-12:00pm
PARTNER: 4-H
DESCRIPTION: Ambassador will be running an EnviroScape station
Contact: Zachary Nickerson, watershed.ambassador@co.cape-may.nj.us or 609-465-1085
WHEN: Friday, April 25th
EVENT: Hankin's Pond
PARTNER: Shade Tree Commission
Contact: Quinn Whitesall, watershed17@ccia-net.com or 856-825-3700 x1270
WHEN: Tuesday, April 22nd - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: Presentation of Winning Posters
LOCATION: South Harrison Elementary School, Mullica Hill Road, Harrisonville, NJ
TIME: 11:30am to 12:30pm
DESCRIPTION: Announcing winners of the Gloucester County Soil District's annual Poster Contest
Contact: Jessica Aubry, AmeriCorpsWMA18@gmail.com or 856-589-5250 ext. 16
WHEN: Friday, April 25th - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
EVENT: Bunker Hill Middle School Presentation
LOCATION: Bunker Hill Middle School, Pitman Downer Road, Sewell, NJ
TIME: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Contact: Jessica Aubry, AmeriCorpsWMA18@gmail.com or 856-589-5250 ext. 16
WHEN: Wednesday April 23rd and Thursday April 24th
EVENT: Presentations at Marlton Middle School
Contact: Geoff Richter, wma19@pinelandsalliance.org or 609-859-8860x56
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