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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.

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NEW ADDITIONS:     (Listserv announcement on 2-26-18)

News and upcoming events at Terhune Orchards
NJ State Park Events & News—March
Learn about Findhorn, Birthplace of the Ecovillage Movement
NWF: Enter Your Photos & Stand Out from the Crowd!
Register Today for the 2018 Camden Environmental Summit!
Jump Start Your Garden Indoor
EarthFest Overpeck 2018: Call for Sponsors, Vendors, Exhibitors, and Recycled Regatta Teams
Get Out and Grow School Garden Sweepstakes
2018 Mercer Green Fest on March 17, 2018 at Rider University
Poster Contest: Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home
2018 Youth Fishing Challenge
Every Day is Earth Day! Puppet Show at Liberty State Park
Earth Day 2018 is Coming: Help End Plastic Pollution
Register Now for Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament
NJ Audubon's annual World Series of Birding
Student Climate Conference 2018 proposal deadline extended
[Rutgers Geology Museum] Join in this year's Personal Bioblitz!
Solar Car Race invitation
Join our friends at the Greater Newark Conservancy
22nd Annual NJ Land Conservation Rally
Student Climate Conference May 12--call for proposals
CEC Youth Innovation Challenge
Solar Car Race for students 3rd-8th grades in Princeton, NJ, May 19
NJ State Park Events & News—February
2018 Drexel University GEO Camp for high school students
NWF: Photo Contest Warms Your Heart
High School Surf Fishing Opportunity

Educational Job Opportunities March 5th 2018 Edition
TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): March 5, 2018
Membership Operations Coordinator
NJ Sea Grant Consortium K-12 Field Instructors Wanted
2 positions at Ridge and Valley Charter School
Environmental Services Trainee
Research Scientist 3
Position Opening - Manager, Education at Duke Farms
FoodCorps Service Member Applications
Stream Cleanup April 14th
Flat Rock Brook Nature Center: Part-Time Environmental Educator
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Jobs
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): February 5, 2018
Hackensack Riverkeeper is Hiring an Administrative Assistant
TENAFLY NATURE CENTER: Internship & Full-time positions available
US PIRG is currently hiring Campus Organizers in New Jersey

Apply now for the 2018 Best of Green Schools & Green Apple Day of Service Awards
21st Century Community Learning Centers Competitive Grant Opportunity - Due 3/29
Get Out and Grow School Garden Sweepstakes
21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC)-Cohort 14-Year 1 of 5 competitive Notice of Grant Opportunity (NGO)
One Week Left to Apply for ee360 Community EE Fellowship
SJ: Grant Deadline Approaching
Help the Environment and Help Your School Earn $5,000
U&CF News February 2018

Vo-Tech HS in Charlottesville VA previews new food bus - Technical Eats
SJS Enews: January Sustainability Hero

Nature For All: A Community Forum for Supporting and Sustaining Certified Nature Explore Classrooms
NJA: 2018 Honeywell Institute of Ecosystems Ecology
SJ4S: Make Progress on Your Certification/Free Technical Assistance Opportunities
30% off Spring Field Ornithology online course
Registration Open for Education & Outreach Retreat (April 13th at MATES)
GSCE 2018 Early Bird Rates Have Been Extended through March 16th
NWF: Take the School Climate Solutions Challenge
EPA: Citizen Science Opportunities
Conference Countdown: Early Bird Pricing Reminder and 2018 GSCE Program Highlight - Track 5: All In: Social Equity as a Foundation for Sustainability
Exploring LICHENS Workshop
Growing Healthy Communities Conference Is Quickly Approaching
PLT: Easy Plant Science Experiments for the Classroom
REGISTER NOW: A Webinar to Learn about The Nature Conservancy's Living Shoreline Grant Program
2018 Camden Environmental Summit
Check out this fantastically free resource!
NEW Right Tree - Right Place Seminar
Save the Date: April 13th for 2018 Education & Outreach Retreat / Your Bay - Your Say Events
From Ocean County Soil Conservation District
NAAEE: eeNEWS for February 22, 2018
Conference Countdown: 2018 GSCE Program Highlight - Track 4: Collective Green: Collaborating to Catalyze Change
Enjoy the Latest Edition of i-Tree News
Now accepting applications to sail onboard the JOIDES Resolution
Feb 17 Earth & Space Science Education E-blast
Growing Healthy Communities Conference
Educational Opportunities with OCSCD
Welcome to the Panama Rainforest Connection 2018!
Freehold soil pollinator program
NGSS-Earth and Space Science Webinar
NJ Science Convention - Save the Date/Call for Program Proposals
Registration Open - 21st Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable
Conference Countdown: 2018 GSCE Program Highlights
Early Bird Registration Now Open: 9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference
ICYMI: Afterschool advocacy and public policy news - January 2018
Conference Countdown: 2018 Green Schools Conference and Expo Partners with Rocky Mountain Green

TNC: Great Places: A Big Win for an Ocean Paradise
Treehugger Weekly News
March Littoral News
Children & Nature Network News
RH: Signs of Spring
Children & Nature Network Research Digest | February 2018
Check out the latest Water Pages eNewsletter!
Discover DEP: Fluorescent Minerals
SJ: Five sustainability success stories
C&NN: This Week's International News Roundup
Spring is Coming to Duke Farms!
CEC Youth Innovation Challenge Panelists
NWF: LOVING Sustainability
Something's fishy
NJGA Newsbriefs
Discover DEP: Resource Interpretive Specialist
SJ4S: New Resource & Training Opportunities for Spring!
It's fryin' time again
February Green Strides Newsletter
Teaching about Monarchs Toolkit, GreenWorks! Grants Awarded
Water is Life: A Look at the Quality and Accessibility of Clean, Safe Water in K-12 Schools
Teenagers are so full of it (BPA that is)
2018 Petty's Island Programs
Children & Nature Network News
SJ: Mayors Commit to Climate Action
February Littoral News
RH: News from Your Watershed Watchdog
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for February 2018
C&NN News
Check out the latest Water Pages eNewsletter!
C&NN: This Week's International News Roundup

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Marc Rogoff, Environmental Education Specialist
Office of Communications, NJDEP
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Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 609-292-1474
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