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ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION NEWS LIBRARY

The library and listings below comprise the Environmental Education News (EEdNEWS) Library. This service is administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

New entries that are posted in this library are first circulated twice monthly to interested recipients of the EEdNEWS listserv. This e-blast features announcements about new resources, programs, events, trainings, grants and other initiatives. Entries that are posted in this library will remain here for a limited time, then are deleted.

  • For more information about any of these offerings, please contact the listing resource directly.
  • To subscribe to the EEdNEWS listserv and receive twice monthly e-blasts, click HERE.
  • To submit announcements for possible inclusion in future EEdNEWS, click HERE.
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NEW ADDITIONS:     (Listserv announcement on 2-17-17)

EVENTS/CONTESTS
NWF: Celebrating Majesty through Photography (Contest)
Register for the 2017 NJ Envirothon!
Lecture on Fighting Tree-Killing Insect To Be Held in Monroe
Micro irrigation Workshop at the EARTH Center
NWF: Win a Free Garden -- Driven Straight to Your School!
Spring gardening workshops offered by Pat Sutton
Mercer Green Fest on March 18, 2017 at Rider University
Environmental Community Service Award
Build Your Own Terrarium at the Johnson Education Center
Best of Green Schools awards
DEP WARM WEATHER BARNEGAT BAY PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES
2017 Lusscroft Hikes
Saving Jamaica Bay to Air on PBS
Third Annual UL Innovative Education Award is Now Taking Applications!
Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, Author of Blue Mind To Speak at the Grand Hotel in Cape May on Wednesday May 31st!
February Events at the Preserve!
Locavore Program In August
Winter Weather Got you Down? Brighten your Day with a Great Class at Back to Nature
Teen Programs At Sedge Island
Even though its the "dead" of winter, Duke Farms is very much alive!
ENVIRONMENTAL INSIGHTS PROGRAM IN FEBRUARY
Middle and/or High School Sustainability Engineering Design Challenge

EMPLOYMENT, INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): February 21, 2017
Summer Farm & Garden Camp Counselor positions available (Amherst)
NJ Sea Grant Consortium Entry Level Job Opening
TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): February 13, 2017
Employment Opportunities at Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
TEACHING POSITION in ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): January 30, 2017
USGBC NJ is Seeking a new Executive Director
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association: Multiple positions!

FUNDING, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
Open Space stewardship Grants for Environmental Commissions
EE at EPA: Student and Teacher Award Applications Due March 1
Funding and Technical Assistance Opportunities
National FUSE grants now available
SJ: January Sustainability Hero & Funding Opportunities
Hackensack Riverkeeper Accepting Applications for 2017 Environmental Scholarship

PRESS RELEASES
This Week In the Media: C&NN's News Roundup
This Week In the Media: C&NN's News Roundup
2 EE articles for teachers and students
New High School Category for Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament
How Small Steps Can Create Outdoors Experiences In Schools
This Week In the Media: C&NN's News Roundup
DEP Wins International Award for Mobile App That Lets Public Report Non-Emergency Environmental Incidents
SJ: February Sustainability Hero Announced
Guest Blogs and Commentary from the New Nature Movement
This Week In the Media: C&NN's News Roundup
SJ4S: Celebrating a Sustainability Hero
Hackensack Riverkeeper Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Celebration Year
This Week In the Media: C&NN's News Roundup
Gamify the Grid! New EPA game Generate! Helps Students Understand the Relationship between Climate Change and Energy Production
This Week In the Media: C&NN's News Roundup

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CLASSROOM MATERIALS
PLT’s 2017 Outstanding Educators; Lesson Ideas for the 3 R’s
E-Learning @ EIRC Spring Semester
C&NN: Take a look at these CNC 2017 sessions
Celebrating the 79th National Wildlife Week
Lesson Ideas for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
i-Tree News, February 2017 Edition
Free Right Tree - Right Place Seminar
NJ Science Convention - Save the Date/Call for Program Proposals
#afterschool #STEAM #grants & more, brought to you by @NJSACC #NJ
NAAEE: eeNEWS for February 8, 2017
Duke Farms: News for Educators- Climate Science, Sustainability, Eagles and ANJEE 
NAAEE Call for Presentations is Open
Register for Education & Outreach Retreat: "Telling the Story of Barnegat Bay"
50 Grants Awarded, IPM Training Towards Certification, and more!
2017 Afterschool Fair - Network with NJ Afterschool - March 29th!
20th Annual Environmental Educators Roundtable - Registration Now Open!
ANJEE Conference Follow-up
Get a First Look at What's in Store at CNC 2017
Green Teacher's next webinars: 2 versions of an announcement
PAEE: Conference Earlybird Registration, Keynote Speaker
NAAEE: eeNEWS for January 25, 2017
HOFNOD Training in April
Earth, Space & Env Science Education update
Inspiring Examples of Young Environmentalists Making a Difference
NWF Eco-Schools USA: Explore, Engage, Learn
Teacher Aquatic Workshop in June

WEB LINKS
The Time is NOW to Start Planning your Certification and Recertification
Green Knight Newsletter - February 2017
River-Friendly Reflections
CWF: February E-News 2017
NAAEE: Environmental Education Research Bulletin
Great Places: Core Principles for a Time of Change
Children & Nature Research Digest | January 2017
Combat News Fatigue With Winter Gardening!
February Littoral News
Raritan Headwaters: Think Spring!
SJ E-News: Hooray for the 78%
States Nominate for 2017 ED-GRS by February 1
Green Knight newsletter - Upcoming events for January
American Littoral Society: A Brand New Website


Additional Information

If you would like to have an announcement or resource information listed in the EEdNEWS Library and promoted through the bimonthly email, submit the information in the following formats to the EEdNEWS Administrator:

  • A text message email,
  • an attached word document; or
  • an attached pre-coded html page (graphics need to be linked to existing online images and tables are limited to 700 pt. width).
  • (Please refrain from sending publisher or pdf files.)

  • Disclaimer: Not all material will be posted and the DEP may edit for content.

  • Events will be added to this list as they are submitted. Recent additions are listed at the top of the list of contents. Events listed will remain on the list until either the date of the event or until the last date for registration.

  • Site specific "Calendars of Events" listings will not be posted, send a link to your online calendar for posting.

  • Projects or initiatives with deadlines will be listed until the deadline date.

  • Job announcements must include a cut-off date.

  • Announcements of new EE initiatives will be maintained for a minimum of two months.

    (These guidelines are subject to change at any time.)

Please note: Links to non-State of New Jersey sites do not imply any official State of New Jersey endorsement of or responsibility for the opinions, ideas, data, or products presented at those locations, or guarantee the validity of the information provided. Links to non-State of New Jersey servers are provided solely as a reference to information on topics that may be useful to the general public.

NJCEE LogoEEdNews Administrator:
Marc Rogoff, Environmental Education Specialist
Office of Communications, NJDEP
P.O. Box 402
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 609-292-1474
Fax: 609-292-3198
E-mail: Marc.Rogoff@dep.nj.gov

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