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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 4-26-16)

E.A.R.T.H. Center Invites You to Start Garden Season With Sound Advice
Teams sought for the Third Annual Recycled Regatta event
4-H Summer Camp Now Accepting Applicants
OASIS Solarjam 2016 for elementary and middle school students
Native wildlife plant sale, May 21 & 22
Watershed 10K/5K Trail Run & Festival
Educational Programs from the Ocean County Soil Conservation District
2016 Species on the Edge 2.0 Video Contest Opens!
Save the Date: 2016 New Jersey Sustainability Summit
Avoid Cabin Fever - Sign Up for PEEC's Summer Camp!

Citizen Science Opportunity - Stream Monitoring Training
PLT Seeks K-2 Teachers to Review New Science Unit
Environmental Communications Spokesperson
Job Opportunity at Pequest
Ridge and Valley Charter School Teacher/Guide Position
Job opening at Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
Watershed Nature Camp Job Opportunities
Sedge Island Program Director Trainee

PLT Green Works grants
Freehold soil scholarship
EPA Funding Available to Prevent Plastic Trash in New Jersey and New York Waters
BERGEN COUNTY ZOOLOGICAL PARK: Wildlife Conservation Grant Program
Randy Nuessle Memorial Scholarship: $3000 per year for four years.....
New Grant & Resource Opportunities to Help Complete Sustainable Jersey Actions
Mathematics and Science Partnership Program Notice of Grant Opportunity

These Young Leaders Are Shattering the Age & Color Lines of the Mainstream Green Movement
Hackensack Riverkeeper Launches 2016 Eco-Program Season
Reversing the fear of the outdoors in N.J.
Fairfax joins other large school systems in environmental alliance
Help Celebrate the National Wildlife Federation's 80th Birthday!
German Forest Ranger Finds That Trees Have Social Networks, Too

Summer Science PD Opportunities at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Eco-Schools USA Top 5 Earth Month Activities
Teaching in Nature's Classroom: Core Principles of Garden-Based Education
Grants, plus stipends for teachers to review a new online unit
NJCORE Now Includes NGSS
Spring/Summer Professional Development Workshops
20th Annual Delaware Estuary WatershedTeachers Workshops
Registration Now Open for the Sustainability Summit
EE Week Spring Citizen Science Resources & Activity Guides!
New resources, expanded GreenSchools program
Global Education & Equitable Preparation: An Educator's Digest of Facts and Figures
EE Week Infographic Released & New Benefits Announced!
2016 GeoSTEM Summer Academy for Middle School and High School Teachers
NJ Science Convention - Save the Date/Call for Program Proposals
EPA Releases Online Mapping Tool to Help Protect Drinking Water Sources
The Branch newsletter, Winter 2016
Environmental Education K-12 Lesson Plans
Your Pocket Birding Coach
Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve: Professional Development Workshops

Schools Enews Update: Innovations in Sustainability Education Session
Pequest Now Open Weekends!
April Sustainability Hero Announced and More!
Great Places: Tune in to the Osprey Nest Cam
Spring Into Your Wildlife Garden
April Littoral News
ED-GRS Announces 2016 Director’s Award Recipient
Green Knight Newsletter:  News and Events for April
Check out our Green Infrastructure Guidance Manual for New Jersey!
NJHEPS Newsletter
NAAEE: eeNEWS for March 23, 2016
PEEC: Spring Newsletter - Muskrat Ramblings and More!
10 Tips to Get Your Eco-School Ready for Spring!
Science Update: Are Bison Shrinking?
Schools Enews Update: New Grant Funding & Webinars Announced!
How Will You Celebrate EE Week 2016?
Product Testing Report
270 Birds of the World Revealed When You Zoom in on This Mural
i-Tree Tools newsletter
Sustainable Jersey: Sustainability Heroes
Eco-Schools USA: Resources to Put a "Spring" in your Step
Spring Plantings, Events, and Grants for Your Town!
RHA: Spring Happenings
March Littoral News
Great Places: View Spring Wildflowers
E-News: Egg-cellent Annoucement for EagleCam Lovers
Fast Forward with February STEM & STEAM News at Girls STEM Collaborative (GSGSC)
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for March
ED to Announce 2016 Honorees on Earth Day April 22nd
3 Actions Your Green Team Can Take Today!
Schools Enews Update: 400 Schools Now Registered!
Green Chemistry Information
National Wildlife Federation's NJ Eco-Schools Action Newsletter
eNews: Watch 118 Bird Species Migrating on One Map
February Sustainability Hero Announced
Great Places: Snow Birds
Green Knight newsletter -- February 2016 -- News of Environmental Issues and Events in New Jersey
February Littoral News
EE at EPA: New Student Challenges, Resources and Grant Recipients
Gardener News February 2016

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