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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 9-18-15)

Freehold Soil Conservation District Photo Contest
Eat More Fruits and Vegetables at the EARTH Center
Learn to Reduce Household Waste by Composting
Join us at Duke Farms for the Tenth Annual Women & Wildlife Awards
Environmental Congress, Friday, October 9th
NJNG Contests - Kids and Schools Win Cash and Great Prizes!
Arctic Journeys in the Era of Climate Change
HOFNOD Training in October
Second Saturday Walks through December
Save the date! NPS-NJ Fall Conference coming up
Environmental Congress, Friday, October 9th
Sustainable Jersey: We've got something new for you
Learn how to create new habits for healthy eating
Learn to Stop Invaders at the EARTH Center
D&R Greenway Land Trust: Second Saturday Walks through December
Announcing: Annual Awards Celebration & Sustainable SeafoodFest - Thursday, October 8 - TIckets on sale now

Halloween Hike 2015 Volunteers Needed!
Part-time Naturalist Opening
Open job position Project Coordinator - Eco-Schools NJ
NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Employment Opportunities (Internal and External)
New guide to green careers and degree options

EPA Urban Waters Small Grants Program Now Accepting Proposals
Marine Debris E&O Grants Available
Great Grant Opportunities
Every Body Walk! Collaborative funding available!
Wanted: Innovative Sustainability Projects
E-News Update: New Grants Announced
CCI EEWG Grant Opportunity
The Watershed Institute: Grant Finder

UL Innovative Education Award Program Announces Winners

ANJEE Online 339th Edition September 28, 2015
School Garden Workshops
GreenSchools! September Update
New curriculum resource - invasives
Webinar 9/28 | Next Generation Science in the Garden
New Greening STEM Opportunities from EE Week! Contests, Grants & Blogs
Earth Science educators - welcome back!
Dune it Right! Guide to Dune Restoration
Mark your Calendar: New Jersey Urban Water Conference Dec. 10
Call for 2016 Conference Presenters! - PAEE Conference
E-News Update: New Grants, 100+ School Districts Now Registered!
Teacher Workshop at the Tulpehaking Nature Center
4th Grade Educators and Group Leaders Can Plan to Visit Any National Park with Their 4th Grade Class or Group During 2015-2016 For FREE
#1 edWebinar of the Week + Digital Citizenship, Recent Webinars, and More!
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)

Introducing America's Top 10 Eco-Schools
26 September 2014 Earth Science Sites of the Week & other items
Science Update: Reptile Comebacks, Bird Vision & More
PEEC Newsletter - The Colors of Autumn and More!
NAAEE: EE News for September 24, 2015
National Wildlife Federation's NJ Eco-Schools Action Newsletter
NJ Farm To School News: Autumn 2015
This Week in the New Jersey Skylands
Ahh, the sweet sound of raindrops!
NAAEE: EE News for September 9, 2015
eNews: 5 Things You'll Want to Know About Sage-Grouse This Month
Water Pages eNewsletter
Shooting for the Stars: Eco-Schools USA
Great Places: Fall Foliage Destinations
September News from Duke Farms
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for September
September Littoral News
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

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