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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.
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NEW ADDITIONS:     (Listserv announcement on 11-16-16)

RHA: State of Our Watershed Conference
OCSCD: 2017 Poster Contest for Students
Barnegat Bay Shellfish Forum
C&NN: Get Inspired to Take Action 
Rally for the Navesink Education Meeting November 30th
Conserve Wildlife Foundation - Species on the Edge Art & Essay Contest
RHA: Upcoming Events
Call for Nominations: 2017 Land Ethics Award
Citizen Science Forum - Meeting at EPA - January 9, 2017
Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Student Video Contest for Environmental Science Students
Announcing Featured Speakers for 2017 Children & Nature Network International Conference

Rowan College at Burlington County prepares vets for careers in solar energy through free training program
Job openings at Rowan
Two Entry Level Public Affairs Positions at EPA
2017 Teacher-Naturalist Intern positions at SBMWA
Summer Positions at Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
Outdoor Degrees & Careers
Funding resources for a career in STEM
Youth Environmental Educator
Director of Education
IBSP Volunteer Info
The Wetlands Institute Outreach Coordinator
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...)
Position Posting for Bronx & Harlem River Urban Waters Partnership Ambassador, Hudson River Foundation

How to Apply for an EPA P3 Grant - Informational Webinar
SJ4S: Need A Sustainability Grant?
Conserve Wildlife Grants Now Available to Nonprofit Groups
New federal funding for EE--Webinar Link on YouTube
Barnegat Bay Partnership Grant Funding Opportunity Announced
2017 RFP: Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Grants
EPA Awards $10.8M for National Environmental Education Training Program
Announcing New Support for Family Nature Clubs

Christie Administration Announces $67.4 Million Available For Open Space, Recreation And Stewardship Projects
Hackensack Riverkeeper Takes Out the Trash
This Week In the Media: C&NN's News Roundup
Come and see the new natural area at Cadwalader Park!
DEP Launches Pilot Mobile Application for Reporting of Non-Emergency Environmental Incidents
Hackensack Riverkeeper Heads to Englewood: Mackay Park concludes season of an unprecedented 28 cleanups
New Jersey Honors Recycling Leaders, Poetry Contest Winners
New Jersey's Pet Friendly Camping Program Expands to Nine State Parks
Guest Blogs and Commentary from the New Nature Movement
Clarification of "New Study Shows More Children Are Walking to School"
Environmental Items in the News
Edelmans commit $25M to transform Rowan University Fossil Park
How to Raise an Environmentalist
SPN Press Release Announcing Denver Trip

Teacher Professional Development at Duke Farms
WEBINAR: Planning Now for Spring Planting - Mayors' Monarch Pledge
PLT Branch: Inspiration for pollinator gardens and outdoor classrooms
SJ4S: Recycling Resources
PAEE Conference Registration is Open!
OCSCD: "Matching Your Garden to Your Soil" - Education Program Dec 2016
PLT GreenSchools helped one school win $10 million
Happy Birthday Schoolyard Habitats®!
Climate Science & Sustainable Actions Academy for Teachers
Green Teacher's 3 upcoming webinars and a recent one of interest
ES Education Update November 6 2016
ANJEE Alert - 2017 Conference Update
NAAEE: eeNEWS for November 2, 2016
NJ Eco-Schools November Newsletter
C&NN: Register to win a FREE Room or a VIP Upgrade
20th Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable
EEdNews- Duke Farms PD
SS4S: Upcoming Events for Municipalities and Schools
October 2016 i-Tree news, user stories & tool updates
Make Learning Fun with these Activities and Resources
PAEE Conference Workshop Proposals
Free Webinar: Food Recovery = Food Rescue - Innovative Strategies
Get Help Crowdfunding and Locating Resources for Greener Schools
Let students lead through local investigations
Faculty Sustainability Prof. Dev. Dec. 2-3 FREE!
You, Too, Can Study Ornithology with Our New Book and Course
EE at EPA: Teacher award, Twitter chat, conference, webinar and blog opportunities
NAAEE: eeNEWS for October 12, 2016
EIRC: Science Notebooks in K-8 Classroom
Eco-Schools USA--Nurturing Climate Literacy
The 2017 International Children & Nature Conference Call for Proposals
National Girls Collaborative - Free Training Opportunity and Materials

EE at EPA: EPA Forward Blog Post on EE Grants, Student and Teacher Awards
This Week In the Media: C&NN's News Roundup
USDOE - Green Strides: Last Chance to Apply to Your State for 2017 ED-GRS Nominations
Notes from the New Nature Movement for 11/23/2016
Notes from the New Nature Movement for 11/21/2016
SJ: Celebrate a Moment of Thanksgiving (Funding opps & events!)
Science Update: Jumping Worm Invasion
ALS: The Environment Heals
Duke Farms Moos-letter
NAAEE: Note from the Executive Director
Green Knight Newsletter - November 2016
Catch SEED in theaters across the country!
SJ4S: Sustainability Champions
Great Places: Who's Afraid of the Big Brown Bat?
November Littoral News
Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ: E-News, 11th Annual Women & Wildlife Awards Reception and more!
Raritan Headwaters November News
ANJEE Online: 348th Edition
C&NN's News Roundup
Science Update: Help Purple Martins
SJ: October 2016
Notes from the New Nature Movement for 10/18/2016
Coastodian Autumn 2016
NWF: October in the Wildlife Garden: Birds, Bats and Boneset
CWFNJ: October E-News 2016
ED-GRS Visits Pennsylvania for Some ‘Real-World Learning’
October Sustainability Hero Announced
WSGN: Farm to School
This Week In the Media: Children & Nature Network's News Roundup

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