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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 8-17-17)

2017 Women & Wildlife Nomination Period Opens
Fish & Wildlife Events
County Offers Workshop on "Successful Gardens in Small Spaces"
Women and Family Outdoor Skills Programs at the Hackettstown Hatchery
DEP Recycling Awards Program
Earth Center Events
BUZZFEST @ Essex County Environmental Center
Calling All Paddlers for Lake Tappan Paddle Day! Third leg of Hackensack Riverkeeper’s 2017 Reservoir Paddle Series set for August 12
Second Weekend Walk: Butterflies on Cedar Ridge
This Week in the New Jersey Skylands
Sedge Island Sampler workshops for women
Rancocas Nature Center to host Festival with Dr. Doug Tallamy
Summer Events at PEEC
Events with NJ Fish & Wildlife

TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): August 7, 2017
Education Job Opportunities July 28th 2017 Edition
Hiring! New Afterschool Job Listings brought to you by NJSACC/Upcoming Solar Eclipse is on Monday August 21, 2017
Job Opening Seasonal Stewardship Technician
Now Hiring Office Administrator and Team Members at Terhune Orchards
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...)
Horticulture Teacher
STEM Pathways Network Job Posting
Geospatial science degree programs
Environmental Science and Biology Teacher HS
Local Project Leader, NJ

Start the School Year off with a Sustainable Jersey for Schools Small Grant!
EPA Grant Funds Teacher Training Through The College of New Jersey
OCSCD & Partners Awarded $50K Grant to Support Urban Agriculture Conservation Initiative
Support for Youth-Led Community Service Projects

B is for bug when preschoolers make nature their classroom
Celebrate Butterfly Month with Unique Experiences and Classes
DEP News Releases
EE at EPA: New Student Award Winners Announced

2017 Conference Early Bird Registration Ends August 31
New curriculum, professional development, and a new home for PLT!
Summer workshop at Sterling Hill Mining Museum Aug 10th
eeNEWS for August, 2017
Monarch Butterfly Workshop Opportunity
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power - Be the First to Get Our Climate Education Resources
Google Earth comes to the classroom with new educational tours and lesson plans
Calling all STEM educators and Teachers
Grants, Curriculum, and Professional Development from Project Learning Tree
Duke Farms: News and Events
Summer 2017 Workshops & Opportunities
PLT: Resources to Use Now and Next School Year
Reserve your spot for our next CCCN webinar on Nature Play Spaces

NJSGC COASTodian Newsletter, Summer 2017 Edition
Think Global, Teach Local: It is More Relevant and Realistic
News from the National Wildlife Federation
Help Your Local Businesses Be More Sustainable
Science Update: Bringing Back Bumble Bees
News From The Children & Nature Network
Raritan Headwaters Newsletter: Summer Science
Low Maintenance Landscaping Guide - Available Spanish/OCSCD Supports Native Plant Garden at Whiting Elementary School
August Littoral News
July & August Sustainabilty Hero Announced
Great Places: Preparing for the Next Big Storm
U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, District & Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees Honored in D.C.
Children & Nature Network News
Treehugger Daily News: Bugs are eating birds
Sustainability Summit Presentations Now Available
July Littoral News
Notes from the New Nature Movement for 06/29/2017 and more!
Green Infrastructure in Parks: A Guide to Collaboration, Funding and Community Engagement
River Buzz
SS4S: Final weeks for Summit Registration, Health Grants, & Certification Applications
treehugger: The Swimsuit Edition
Children and Nature Network Updates
SJ: June Sustainability Hero Announced
Treehugger Daily News: Dear World...
June is Great Outdoors Month®!
Great Places: Welcome the Baby Ospreys!
Gardener News
OCSCD's LML guide available in Spanish

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