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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.
  • 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 10-6-16)

Former Gov. Whitman and Senator Smith to discuss environmental leadership
Announcing Featured Speakers for 2017 Children & Nature Network International Conference
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve: Leap into Fall!
Annual Fall Conference
PEEC Girl Scout Badge Fest - Saturday, November 5
Classes at the EARTH Center
Trailside's Fall Programs-Mark your calendars
NJNG's energy conservation school contests

"Beach Sweep" Clean-up at Brown's Woods on October 22nd
Director of School Programs Job Description
Stewardship Project Director (south)
Environmental Educator I (part-time as needed)
Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA) is seeking an Executive Director
Careers for Green Thumbs
Looking for land surveying help

Captain Planet Foundation Offers Grants for Hands-On Environmental Education Activities

Edelmans commit $25M to transform Rowan University Fossil Park
How to Raise an Environmentalist
SPN Press Release Announcing Denver Trip
EPA Offers Assistance to Help Rural Communities Revitalize Downtowns
Kindergarten, Naturally
See SEED in Theaters & Bring it to your town!

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
Free Right Tree - Right Place Seminar
Earth Science Update 10.2.16
EPA Tool Helps Communities Across the Country Prepare for Climate Change
Great News for Teachers- PD Workshops, Field Trip Grants, FREE Resources
New EPA climate education resources
NAAEE: Participate in a Survey about your Experience with EE Professional Development
PAEE Webinars!
Project Learning Tree K-8 Training
Free Project WET Training Available
Free! Reuse Explorations Guide
OCSCD: Education Programs, Sept-Dec 2017
Wetland Informational Materials
RU Ready to Farm TM a New Extension Program for Beginner Farmers

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
Green Link Suggestions
Great Places: Join a Climate Chat with Our CEO
October Littoral News
Raritan Headwaters: Clydesdales, Camp and Other Cool Happenings
NAAEE: eeNEWS for September 29, 2016
Welcome to the Children & Nature Network Research Library and Digest
EPA Requests Applications to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
Fall Edible Garden Essentials
347th Edition September 30, 2016
Discover DEP Podcast: Environmental Education
News from
SJ4S: Organize Now for 2017 Certification
The Nature Conservancy Science Update: Watch Salmon Live
NAAEE: eeNEWS for September, 2016
Eco-Schools USA: Get Involved During Back to School
SJ: September Sustainability Hero Announced
September Brings Spectacular STEM News at Girls STEM Collaborative
SJ: Celebrate This Year's Certified Schools
Great Places: Can an App Get You Closer to Nature?

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