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Certified WILD School Sites

This chart contains contact information and descriptions of schoolyard habitat projects recognized by the Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education, and cataloged by the Division of Fish & Wildlife. The data is posted to enable practitioners of schoolyard habitat projects to share information. For more information on the list, please contact the NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife, c/o Liz Jackson, (ejackson@dep.nj.gov) or the SEEDS Site Manager, Marc Rogoff.

This list was originally posted online on November 21, 2001. www.nj.gov/dep/fgw/schoolsites.htm

WILD School Sites Application for Certification


School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
George Washington School
39 Fardale Ave. Mahwah NJ 07430
Bergen
Tim Tedesco
201-529-5006
www.mahwah.k12.nj.us
pond
bird boxes, feeders
flower garden
classroom seating
George Wash. Home School Organization

School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Penn Beach School
96 Kansas Road Pennsville, NJ 08070
Salem
Ellen Hahn/Julia Walls
856-540-6250
www.pennsville.k12.nj.us
bird boxes, feeders
brush piles
arboretum
classroom seating
NJ Bisec
Wal-mart Environmental grant
School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website(s):

Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Dwight-Englewood School
315 E. Palisade Ave. Englewood, NJ 07631
Bergen
Donald McNeil
201-569-9500 x3604
www.d-e.org
Nature Sanctuary web page
pond
bird boxes, feeders
reduced mowing, nature trail
landscape plantings


School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Wildwood Crest Memorial School
9100 Pacific Ave. Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Cape May
Marie Lathbury
609-522-1522

landscape plants
butterfly garden


Cape Educational Fund Grant

School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
East Greenwich Twp.
559 Kings Hwy Mickleton, NJ 08056
Gloucester
Ginny Steelman
856-423-0412
www.eastgreenwich.k12.nj.us
pond
bird boxes and feeders
brush piles, purple martin colony
landscape planting
WHIP
In-kind: Gloucester County Boy & Girl Scouts
School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Edgewood Sr. Reg. HS
250 Coopers Folly Rd. Atco NJ 08004
Camden
Helen Brosious
856-767-2850

wetland and pond
bird boxes
landscape plants, native plants
reduced mowing, succession plots


School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Southern Regional MS
75 Cedar Bridge Rd. Manahawkin NJ 08050
Ocean
Sarah Cannella
609-597-9481

bird boxes and feeders
reduced mowing, succession plots
native plants
trail


School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website(s):

Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Navesink Elementary School
151 Monmouth Ave. Atlantic Highlands NJ 07716
Monmouth
Chris Halpin
732-291-0289
www.mtbenavesink.org/index.html
Junior Gardener Program
bird feeders
brush piles
landscape planting, greenhouse
seating for classes


School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Smithville School
37 S. Old Port Rd. Oceanside NJ 08231
Atlantic

609-748-1250

wetlands, pond
bird boxes, feeders
landscape plantings trail, boardwalk, compost

US F&WS Earth Stewards

School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website(s):

Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Wesley D. Tisdale School
200 Island Ave. Ramsey NJ 07446
Bergen
Dr. Susan Morton
201-785-2336
www.ramsey.k12.nj.us
Courtyard Habitat
wetlands, pond, bird boxes
bird feeders, herb garden
brush piles, butterfly garden
blacktop removal, seating
WHIP
PTO, Ramsey Foundation
School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Hillside Intermediate School
844 Brown Rd. Bridgewater NJ 08807
Somerset
Tara Hueston/Mark Heinbach
908-231-1905 x614

wetlands, butterfly garden
bird boxes, shrub garden,
reduced mowing, wildflower meadow
trail, seating, compost
WHIP

School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:

Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Clara B. Worth Elementary School
57 Central Parkway Bayville NJ 08721
Ocean
Eileen Giffoniello
732-269-2527

Pine Barrens reclamation, tracking station
medicinal folklore garden, seed-producing meadow
soil amendments trail, compost, brush piles
freshwater uplands bog, butterfly garden,
Indian dyeing garden
WHIP, Trust for Public Land
Eckert Grant, VOICES Grant
School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Whiting Elementary School
412 Manchester Blvd. Whiting NJ 08759
Ocean
Linda Swanson/Kate Honan
732-350-4994
www.manchestertwp.org
bird boxes and feeders
brush piles
landscape plants, reduced mowing
greenhouse, wheelchair accessable


School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Mount Olive HS
Cory Rd. Flanders NJ 07836
Morris
Nancy Sklavos-Gillett
973-927-2208

bird boxes and feeders
brush piles
reduced mowing
seating, compost, weather study
National Youth Gardening Grant
BASF
School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Woodcrest
Cranford and Astor Rds. Cherry Hill NJ 08003
Camden
Nancy Ciampa
856-429-2058
www.cherryhill.k12.nj.us
bird feeders
brush piles native plants, landscape plantings
trail

PTA

School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
F.N. Brown Elementary School
125 Grove Ave. Verona, NJ 07044
Essex
Anthony Lanzo
973-239-5241
www.veronaschools.org
landscape plantings, nature trail
reduced mowing, succession plots
bird boxes, feeders, butterfly garden
greenhouse
Harmon Fndt., Dodge Foundt.
school district, School Community Association
School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:

Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Franklin Township School
PO Box 368 Quakertown, NJ 08868
Hunterdon
Darlene Yanoff
school: 908-735-7929 / cell: 908 763 0735
www.ftschool.org/aboutfts.htm
Butterfly garden
Nature trail w/native wildflower guide
Outdoor teaching site next to a creek
American Chestnut Restoration Project
www.acf.org


WILD School Sites with Pending Certification

School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Jefferson Township Middle School
1000 Weldon Road Oak Ridge, NJ 07438                
Morris
Bernard Baggs - Principle
973-697-4935

Courtyard pond
Run-off wetland
Upland habitat



School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Helen Morgan School
100 Stanhope Road Sparta NJ 07871
Sussex
David Melucci- Asst. Principle
973-729-5770

Nature trail
Stream cooridor




School Name:
School Address:
County:
Contact Name:
Phone Number:
Website:
Habitat Project 1:
Habitat Project 2:
Habitat Project 3:
Other Projects:
Funding Source 1:
Funding Source 2:
Barkalow Middle School


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