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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 7-30-19)

Invitation for Zero Waste East September 24-25th, Newark NJ
EARTH Center to host Garden & Music Festival August 24
New FIRST CATCH CENTER - Family Fishing Program - August 17
SJ: Help us envision our next 10 years
NWF: Garden for Wildlife Photo Contest
MVP2 Award Nominations are Open! Due Aug. 15!
Eagle Program at Great Swamp NWR August 11
Events at Liberty State Park
E.A.R.T.H. Center Garden and Music Festival
Limited spots remain to fish for fun and science!
Wanted: Nominees for the 2019 "Guardian of Barnegat Bay" Awards
Organics Waste Management Summit Invite
Summer Programs on Sedge Island for Students
DEP Events
New Jersey Forest Fire Service to Celebrate 75th Birthday of Smokey Bear with Big Bash at Liberty State Park in Jersey City
Upcoming Programs at PEEC!
Spirit of the Jerseys History Fair September 14
Join Us for a Fishing Adventure
Come Shell-a-brate With Us on Sat., Aug. 10
New Art Exhibit: Creature Comforts
2019 Women & Wildlife Nominations Open
Volunteer Gardening at Liberty State Park
Sizzling Summertime Activities at Duke Farms
Zero Waste Events: Introducing A Panel Of Powerful Women in Sustainability
Registration Open for Sedge Island Sampler Programs

Education Job Opportunities August 14 2019 Edition, NJ Science Education Network
TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): August 12, 2019
GSA Webinar - Exploring a Career in the Minerals Industry
EPA: Special NJ Update
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): August 6, 2019
DEP Seeks Recruits for 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps New Jersey Watershed Ambassador Program to Help Protect Water Quality
Job Opening, EcoSpaces Coordinator
Check out these fantastic job listings, courtesy of #AfterschoolNJ and #NJSACC - 7/26/2019
Environmental Educator (part time, as needed)
Education Job Opportunities in NJ July 12 2019 Edition
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): July 15/22, 2019
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): July 1, 2019
Education Assistant, Part-time
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): June 24, 2019
EPA Launches ‘Green Interns Program’ For Fall 2019
Education Job Opportunities in New Jersey June 14 2019 Edition
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): June 17, 2019

Whole Kids Foundation Bee Grant allows for #AfterschoolNJ to receive support for educational bee hives

New Jersey Forest Fire Service Releases Video Promoting Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday, Party at Liberty State Park in Jersey City
EPA Announces Updated Chemical Review Tool
DEP Is Recognized as National Trails Day Champion by American Hiking Society for 3rd Consecutive Year
EPA Administrator Wheeler Signs MOU with American Conservation Coalition to Enhance Environmental Education
Living Shoreline At Sedge Island
Hackensack Riverkeeper Awards 2019 Ron Vellekamp Environmental Scholarship
DEP Press Releases
Green Ribbon Schools Announced
NJTV: New Jersey Faces Its Future

NWF: Back To School
Join us for the 2019 ANJEE Fall Conference
Enjoy the Latest i-Tree News
PRPS/PAEE 2020 Conference
NEW Right Tree - Right Place Seminar
NDAL 2019 Workshops with Dr. Larry Weaner
ANJEC 2019 Environmental Congress
Educational Experiences You Don't Wanna Miss
Grant Writing Workshop at Rutgers University
Don't Forget Your Free Nature Escape Guidebook
Deadline Extended! 2020 Green Schools Conference Proposals Due August 1
SJ: New Webinar: Priority Actions
Read the Summer 2019 Issue of Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly
NAAEE: eeNEWS for July 10, 2019
KIT needs your help!
NJSACC announces Conference 2019 dates and reveals theme! #SAVETHEDATE Nov 22-23
2019 SHMM GeoSTEM Academy

Green Knight Newsletter August 2019
Natural Ways to Attract “Good Bugs” and Repel “Bad Bugs”
CWFNJ: Explorations August E-News 2019
RH: Coming Attractions
GrowNYC Education Newsletter: August 2019
August Littoral News
Great Places: August Nature News
SJ: August Sustainability Hero Announced
Deeper Learning through Exploring Place, Projects, and Problems
Science Update: Little Birds VS Big Birds
Check out the latest Water Pages eNewsletter!
How to talk climate change with kids
July 2019 Green Strides Newsletter
EPA: Little July CitSci Update
SJ4S: Making Sustainability Part of Your Annual Goals
CWFNJ: July E-News 2019
NWF: Be Inspired to Create a Wildlife Habitat Garden
C&NN News
eNews: Female Birds Finally Get Recognition; Summer Food for Feeder Birds; Birding Tips for the Big Apple; and More
SJ: July Sustainability Hero Announced
Great Places: July Nature News
C&NN News
Get Your Summer on with RHA!
Take a quick survey & help improve NJ State Parks!
July Littoral News
ANJEE: Farewell from Pat
Nature Getaways You'll Love
Expanding the Definition of Literacy to Educate for Sustainability
June Green Strides Newsletter
Science Update: Migrating Birds + Climate Change
NJTF: Spring 2018 News and Recap
Thank You for Celebrating with Us at the Sustainability Summit
PEEC: Summer Newsletter - Baby Birds, Snowy Owls & More!
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, 'COASTodian' Spring Newsletter
NAAEE: eeNEWS for June 19, 2019
Terhune Orchards Summer Newsletter - Fresh Crops, Festivals, Music Series, Children Programs & More!
34 Sustainability Projects Receive Funding!

Additional Information

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  • 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.

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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