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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.

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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 6-4-14)

EVENTS/CONTESTS
NJMC: Seniors Program: Close Encounters With Birds of Prey
Sandy photography exhibition
Visit Pequest This Summer!
Summer at Your State Museum!
Upcoming events: Wildflower walk, blueberry picking & more
July 8th - Fourth Annual Picnic at Greenway Meadows and Stony Brook walk
Bold and Beautiful, Moths and Butterflies
Camden TreeKeepers Workshop Dates
Nature By The Yard: Calendar of Events-Summer 2014
There's still time to register for Marine Science Day Camp
Sail NJ's Tall Ship on the Hudson River, July 17-20
Think Differently Through Discovery and Dialogues & 2014 Bio Blitz at Dake Farms
Application for the 2014 Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards Is Now Available
Join Us for a Special Event: Catching the Rain
WILD Outdoor Expo Sept. 13-14 - Save the Dates!
Registration Now Open! 7 Course Farm to Table Dinner
Fishing Fun Photo Contest
Free Family Fun and so much more......what the Nature Center has planned for this year's Harbor Fest....
Framing Climate Change - Watch live online
Registration for NPLD 2014 Opens
Time to sign up for our 2014 Greenway Walks!
Middlesex County to Host Workshop on Building a Rain Barrel
NJ ES events, spring 2014
Marine Science Day Camp at Sandy Hook and other Programs
NJ WILD Outdoor Expo 2014 Registration
BUSINESSES INVITED TO HOST RAIN BARRELS THIS SUMMER
Hackensack Riverkeeper Announces 2014 Eco-Programs

EMPLOYMENT, INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Environmental Educator positions at Tenafly Nature Center
Christie Administration Seeks 2015 Americorps Watershed Ambassadors
Job Posting: GIS Specialist
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Watershed Policy Director at Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Full time development director Hackensack Riverkeeper
Seasonal Teacher Naturalist - Rancocas Nature Center
American Littoral Society: Volunteer Opportunities in NJ and NY!
JCC ABRAMS CAMPS: SCIENCE & NATURE SPECIALIST
School Garden Educator Position Available (NJ)
Two open positions at Scherman Hoffman
AmeriCorps Positions Available at NJSOC
Stewardship Technician Position
Johnson Park Elementary School in Princeton NJ is seeking a Garden Educator
NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve Employment Opportunities

FUNDING, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
$500 award opportunity
It Pays to Play Outside! You Could Win a $10,000 Scholarship
USDA Announces $78 Million Available for Local Food Enterprises
USDA Awards Grants for New School Food Service Equipment to Help Schools Dish Up Healthy Meals
New Funding: Science Learning+

PRESS RELEASES
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
EPA Connect: Our Clean Power Plan Will Spur Innovation and Strengthen the Economy
Bringing EPA Research—and Confidence—to the Classroom
Christie Administration Announces More Than $17 Million in Clean Communities Grants for Municipalities and Counties
Yearly Survey Shows Better Results for Pollinators, but Losses Remain Significant
Upper Township Middle School commended for its commitment to sustainability......
USGBC/USDoED via HSN article on 2014 GREEN SCHOOL Award Winners!
N. DOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WINS RAIN BARREL CHALLENGE
Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Updated 2012 Census of Agriculture Data
Schools, Children’s Health and the Environment
EPA Honors Work of Exceptional New Jersey Environmental Leaders
Museums Step Up as Resource for New Science Standards

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CLASSROOM MATERIALS
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
Blog Digest from Growing School Gardens at edWeb.net
Volunteer Stream Monitoring Training
Sign Up for an Upcoming Sustainable Jersey Webinar!
Population education resources
Invitation to the 2014 New Jersey Science Convention
Upcoming Professional Development Workshops at the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve
Project WET workshop scheduled
New Guide Provides Climate-Smart Solutions
June Wildlife Conference Registration Deadline Approaching
Invitation to the 2014 New Jersey Science Convention
Professional Development Opportunities from Eco-Schools USA
ANJEE Call for Presenters
ANJEE Membership Offerings- April 2014
GeoSTEM Academy & 19 April 2014 Earth Science Sites of the Week
Next Generation Science Standards Workshop
NEW JERSEY AUDUBON - Summer Professional Development: Teaching STEM through the Environment
Upcoming Webinar: "Using EPA's Pollution Prevention Greenhouse Gas and Cost Calculators to Measure Environmental Outcomes"
The Master of Arts in Sustainability Studies (MASS) Program

WEB LINKS
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
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for July
NJ Farm To School News
Don't Overheat This Summer
Littorally Speaking in June!
Water Pages eNewsletter
Video Contest & Online Media Toolkit
NAAEE: EE News for June 18, 2014
News Release: Maybe Birds Can Have It All: Dazzling Colors and Pretty Songs, Too
June Temperatures Rise with Fun Summer STEM News at Girls STEM Collaborative (GSGSC)
Healthier in Nature: New Tools to Engage Communities in Outdoor Activities
NJ Sustainable Schools Consortium June Newsletter
Creating a Healthier Next Generation and Supporting a Healthier School Day
Four Year Anniversary of NJ Parent Link: Navigate Parenthood, Navigate New Jersey
National Wildlife NJ Eco-Schools Action Newsletter
Cornell Lab eNews: Learn to "See" Bird Songs With Our Fun New Game
NJ Trails Association is looking for your photographs!
Get Outside NJ
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for June
Water Pages eNewsletter
New! Countdown to Certification Webinar and Other Sustainable Jersey Trainings
Barnegat Bay Partnership video blog on Blitz Day
NAAEE: EE News for May 14, 2014
NJ Farm To School: Spring Network News
Protect Yourself from Energy Vampires
Green Knight newsletter -- May 2014 -- News of Environmental Issues and Events in New Jersey
May NSTA Field Reports
Great Places: Spring's Top 10 Wildlife Spectacles
Links from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
NAAEE: EE News for April 30, 2014
NJ Afterschool Action: April 2014
Great Places: Celebrate the Earth--Give Nature a Hand
NAAEE: EE-News for April 9, 2014
Cornell Lab eNews: Feathers As You've Never Seen Them Before
Video: Biologists Visit Black Bear Den
How to get Water Quality Data
Earth Month Tip of the Day: Choose WaterSense
New April Sustainability Hero Announced
U.S. EPA GoGreen! APRIL 2014 EARTH MONTH Monthly Consumer Newsletter
National Wildlife NJ Eco-Schools Action Newsletter
SAVED: Jersey City Falcon Cam!!
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for April
March 2014: NJ Farm To School Network News
Sustainable Jersey for Schools
NJ Sustainable Schools Consortium April Newsletter
Earth Gauge News: National Environmental Education Week and more!
June Application Deadline Quickly Approaching


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:

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  • 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.

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    (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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