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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.
Events  Events/Contests  Job Ops  Employment, Internship & 
 Volunteer Opportunities
Grants  Funding, Grants 
 & Scholarships
  
Press  Press Releases  Prof Dev  Professional Development
 & Classroom Materials 
Links  Web Links  


NEW ADDITIONS:     (Listserv announcement on 8-1-14)

EVENTS/CONTESTS
FREE RAIN GARDEN FOR NESHANIC WATERSHED RESIDENTS!
Nominate an Exceptional Woman for 2014 Women & Wildlife Awards
Upcoming Public Programs at Pequest
Sandy photography exhibition
Summer at Your State Museum!
Upcoming events: Wildflower walk, blueberry picking & more
July 8th - Fourth Annual Picnic at Greenway Meadows and Stony Brook walk
Nature By The Yard: Calendar of Events-Summer 2014
Application for the 2014 Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards Is Now Available
WILD Outdoor Expo Sept. 13-14 - Save the Dates!

EMPLOYMENT, INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Essex County Environmental Center Seeking Part-time Program Assistant
Christie Administration Seeks 2015 Americorps Watershed Ambassadors
Job Posting: GIS Specialist
Watershed Policy Director at Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association

FUNDING, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
$500 award opportunity

PRESS RELEASES
DEP ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM GROWS TO 1,000 PARTICIPANTS
State BOE Elects President and VP for 2014-15 Academic Year
Christie Administration Announces Re-adoption of Curriculum Standards
Wetlands: Earth’s Kidneys
Education and Compliance Sweeps on Barnegat Bay this Summer
Support for Healthy Meals Standards Continues to Grow
Obama Administration Announces Additional Support to Help Communities Boost Local Food Economies

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CLASSROOM MATERIALS
Webinar: Fruit Trees in the School Garden
Webinar: Square-Foot Gardening & Bigger Beds: Maximizing Your School Garden Space
Webinar: Raising Funds & Friends for Your School Garden: Hard-Learned Lessons from Granny's Garden School
RiverXchange - Sharing and Learning Across Borders - an Invitation to all 4th - 6th Grade Teachers
NEW Climate and Energy Literacy Resource Portal!
2014 Teacher Workshops -- Let the FUN begin!
Extreme Realities: New Episode in Journey to Planet Earth
Population education resources

WEB LINKS
News from Raritan Headwaters
NAAEE: EE News for July 30, 2014
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium 2013 Annual Report is Now Available
Water Pages eNewsletter
Alliance for Childhood: July Update
The Heat Is On with July STEM News at Girls Stem Collaborative (GSGSC)
Cornell Lab eNews: Summer Birdhouse Tips and Great Feeder Ideas
Free Rain Gardens in the Neshanic Watershed
NJ Sustainable Schools Consortium July Newsletter
COASTodian Newsletter - Summer 2014 Issue
NJCCVTS Newsletter - July, 2014
News from Raritan Headwaters
Trees, Trees, Trees: A Successful Spring
News: EDF Climate Fellow; Best Summer Party; Regional Hubs Rise Up; 4 Towns Get Grants; Board Spotlight
Summer 2014 NPSNJ Newsletter


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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