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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 8-4-15)

NEEF's New Kid-Powered Fun Contest!
Learn to Stop Invaders at the EARTH Center
Get Ready for National Estuaries Week: Social Media Messages & Events Map
D&R Greenway Land Trust: Second Saturday Walks through December
Application Deadline Approaching : Environmental Achievement Awards
Pro Tour of 2 Solar & Wind-Powered Homes in NJ on 9/4
Announcing: Annual Awards Celebration & Sustainable SeafoodFest - Thursday, October 8 - TIckets on sale now
Master Gardener Program Announces New Classes for 2015-2016
Free Right Tree - Right Place Seminar
August & September Events at PEEC
Summer Programs at Pequest
WILD Outdoor Expo Sept. 12-13 - Save the Dates!

NJDEP IT Posting
New guide to green careers and degree options
Alliance to Save Energy Job Announcement
We Need You for Sandy Hook BioBlitz
Christie Administration Seeks Americorps Watershed Ambassadors for 2015-16

Short Notice Grant opportunity from Sustainable Jersey for Schools for schools in New Jersey Natural Gas Territory DUE AUG 28
E-News Update: New Grants Announced
CCI EEWG Grant Opportunity
The Watershed Institute: Grant Finder
Muriel Siebert Award Nomination & Mini-Grant Application Open!
2015 Ecological Excellence Award by Soil and Water Conservation Society and Pinelands Nursery

UL Innovative Education Award Program Announces Winners
USDOE Green Strides
Hackettstown Hatchery Feature On
Encouraging Nature Play
New Jersey's Forest Resource Education Center Offers Free Summer Programs for Families
Is the climate crisis creating a global consciousness shift?
What has the environment got to do with justice?
State We're In - Summer Music Playlist

Save 30% on Next Generation Science Standards resources through September 30th
GreenSchools! July Update
How to Get Your Eco-School Started Off Right for 2015-2016
Government Connext Forum Keynote Speaker & Breakout Sessions Announced
CoCoRaHS (Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network)
Environmental Justice Tool - EJSCREEN
Online PD and More in PLT's E-Newsletter, The Branch
OCSCD Educational programs
NAAEE: EE News for July 16, 2015
Celebrate the International Year of Soils! FREE Workshops
Teacher Workshops at Duke -Eagles, Monarchs, Rain Gardens and more!

USDOE Green Strides: Welcoming Baby Green Ribbon….Sustainably
See the First Live-Streaming Views of Wild Condor Nests
August 2015: Learning More about a Threatened NJ Bat Species
NAAEE EE News for August 19, 2015
NJ Tree Foundation: Volunteer, Join our Board, or be Featured on our Instagram!
Science Update: Create a Pollinator Paradise
eNews: A New Species of Hummingbird and Three Ways to Solve Your Bird Mysteries
Green Knight newsletter -- August 2015 -- News of Environmental Issues and Events in New Jersey
August Sustainability Hero Announced
Raritan Headwaters Association August News - A Slice of Summer
EE at EPA: Understanding the Clean Power Plan
August Littoral News
Water Pages eNewsletter
NAAEE: EE News for July 29, 2015
NEEF Announces New Environmental Literacy Report
Banding BatCam Bats At N.J. Home
EE at EPA: Awards, New Partnership Announced
July Brings Sensational STEM News at Girls STEM Collaborative (GSGSC)
Science Update: Catbird Secrets Revealed
GreenSchools! July Update
eNews: Help Us Test a New All About Birds Website
Earth Science Summertime compilation
CWF - July 2015: Be Terrapin Aware!
ICYMI: NJ's favorite beaches
E-NEWS: Grants, CEP rebates, Monmouth Hub, Mayor Ondish spotlight and more . .
Great Places: Beautiful Beach Preserves You Can Visit

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