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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.
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NEW ADDITIONS:     (Listserv announcement on 3-8-19)

CWFNJ: Get Your Kids Outside this Summer!
Essex County Parks Photography Contest
GEO Explorers Summer Camp at Edelman Fossil Park
NJTF: Launching the A Community Thrives Challenge
April 14, 2019 Lusscroft Farm Vernal Pool Hike
If You Plant It, They will Come!
PEEC: Camp, Scout Badge Fest & Spring Newsletter
ALS: Race into Spring with Annual Lobster Run
[Rutgers Geology Museum] Geology Museum Spring Field Trips
Somerset County Rutgers Master Gardeners Bus Trip
Coastal Stewardship Course, Rutgers Cooperative Extension -- Registration now open!
Spring Events Irish Music, Teas, Tours, 5K Run and Walk
Volunteer Gardening at Liberty State Park
Volunteer Gardening at Liberty State Park Calling for presentations and participants: May 11 NextGen Student Climate Summit
NPSNJ: Inaugural Essex Chapter March 31 Event
Looking Ahead -- Spring and Summer STEM at Rowan
Spreading the word about the NJ Envirothon
Program Launch: Join us on an Eco-Cruise, Paddle, River Cleanup, & More!
2019 Rutgers Bioblitz!
D&R Greenway Land Trust: You're Invited to a Healing Trails Lecture and Panel Discussion
Somerset County 4-H Science-sational Day Promises Fun & Discovery for Children
SJ: 6/14 Summit Registration is Now Open!
BTN First Ever Plant Swap Event!
ECEC Spring 2019 Programs
June 1st is SCOUTS DAY at Edelman Fossil Park!
Let It Rot- Home Composting Class
Turkey Hunting Basics For Women
Freehold Soil Conservation District Poster Contest
Opportunity for Grades 6-14 to participate in the 2019 NASA/NOAA GOES-R series Virtual Science Fair
PEEC Angling And Hunting for Conservation Luncheon
CWFNJ: Time for Summer Fun!
Join Us for Edelman Fossil Park's Autism Awareness Dig!
Essex County Environmental Center - February 2019 Seasonal Programs

AfterschoolNJ is hiring! Have you seen these listings? 3/22/2019
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): March 20, 2019
Interested in Jobs in Afterschool? Check out these listings 3/8/2019
Education Job Opportunities March 5 2019 Edition
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): March 5, 2018
DEP Seeks Applicants for Hundreds of Seasonal Jobs at State Parks, Forests and Historic Sites
Volunteer To Help Our Endangered Beachnesters!

NJ STEM Innovation Fellowship - Application available
EPA: Grants & Awards
Nonprofits, Universities and Colleges Urged to Apply for Grants for Projects to Enhance Coastal-Resilience Planning Efforts
Webinar: Learn more about the UL Innovative Education Award application process

First Lady Tammy Murphy and Department of Environmental Protection to Launch Social Media Campaign to Promote Environmental Protection Tips
This Week in the New Jersey Skylands
NJ Forest Service member named Forester of the Year
NJCF: Gateway Park in Camden Opens!
New Jersey Forest Service Forester is Honored for Managing State Lands, Helping Develop National Forest Inventory
Becky Laboy: Environmental Superhero in Ocean County
Pollution is bad for your health and the environment. It's also bad for schools, two recent studies show.
SEED's Global Impact

Are you looking for new ways to teach kids about math and science?
[Rutgers Geology Museum] Geology Museum Traveling Summer Program - August 2019
SJ4S: Earth Day Resources, Energy Assistance, and Awards
USDOE: March Green Strides Newsletter
Plastic Pollution Film now offers NGSS Lesson Plans for Grades 3-12
Register Now for Webinar: Summer Learning Toolkit, A Deeper Dive - March 28th
APPLICATIONS OPEN for 2019 NY/NJ Citizen Science Equipment Loan Program
Free EPA Wetland Outreach Materials
EDN: Do One Thing to Protect Coral Reefs!
NJTF: NEW Right Tree - Right Place Seminar
NAAEE: eeNEWS for March 13, 2019
Conference Countdown: GSCE Opening Plenary Speaker Announced
Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program
Bear Education Seminars & Resources Offered
Register Now: April 3-4 Sackler Colloquium on Advancing the Science and Practice of Science Communication (Downloadable pdf books)
It's Time to Register - 22nd Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable
Hackensack Riverkeeper Announces 2019 Eco-Programs
Take STEAM Learning... Outdoors!
PD workshop at Duke Farms
Demystifying STEAM....Jersey Style
NAAEE: eeNEWS for February 27, 2019
Conference Countdown: RSVP for Friends and Family Event and Student Summit Preview
NEW workshops added - Register Now!
Confirm subscription to HORIZON educational programs on renewables
Free Webinar: April 17, 1:30-3 pm EST - Closing the Loop: From Waste to Wealth and Clean Energy for Sustainable Rural Communities
NJESTA Annual Conference - Visualizing Natural and Human Changes in Earth Systems GOOD STEM TOPIC
Join Us For i-Tree Webinar
NJ Science Convention - Save the Date/Call for Program Proposals
Summer 2019 Teachers' School of Ecology

EDN: It’s Officially Spring and Insects Need Your Help!
Feel the Love, Join our Nature Explore Network
In honor of World Water Day, The world water crisis by the numbers
OCSCD News & Events
NJ Sea Grant newsletter, 'Coastodian' updates 2019
NWF: Taking Action this Spring
C&NN News
Cornell Lab of Ornithology eNews: A Sculptor Creates Breathtakingly Detailed Birds—Out of Paper
SJ: March Sustainability Heroes Announced
9 companion herbs to help repel insects
OCSCD News & Events
CWFNJ: March E-News 2019
RH: We Need You!
SJ4S: Sustainable Schools in the National Spotlight
TNC: Great Places - March Nature News
NJTF: Spring 2019 Newsletter
Introducing Field School! | The Big Share
The Power of Play and Gathering
ALS: March Littoral News
The Duke Farms Eagle Cam fam is growing
Students Take Charge at Environmental Education Conference
SJ: February Sustainability Heroes Announced
C&NN News
SJ4S: Towards Certification: Webinar & Grants
OCSCD News & Events
Help our Eagles, Falcons and Osprey
EDN: Plastic Pollution: We Want to Hear from You!
February Green Strides Newsletter

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