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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 8-4-16)

ANJEC 2016 Environmental Achievement Awards
Hackensack Riverkeeper Presents RiverFest – Pirates of the Hackensack & Fishing Derby
Become a Master of Your Garden at the E.A.R.T.H. Center
ALS: Join us for the 2016 Sandy Hook BioBlitz
ANJEC: Environmental Congress, Friday, September 30
Wilderness First Aid / WFR Recert
WILD Outdoor Expo September 10 & 11
Upcoming Events at PEEC
NAAEE Excellence in EE Awards: Call for Nominations
Going Green Ocean Township: Schedule of Programs
Raritan Headwaters: Join Us on the River This Summer!

Job Listings for #AfterschoolNJ brought to you by #NJSACC
Fall Internship Opportunities at NJDEP
DEP Seeks AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassadors for 2017
Open positions at NJ Audubon
BBP part-time reservist position
Seeking Green Jobs Crew Leader FT
New Jersey Future is Hiring!
A Path To Green Jobs

Start the School Year Off with Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grants
Grant application for environmental studies
SJ4S: Grants & Incentives for the New School Year!
EE 30 Under 30 Call for Nominations
SUEZ Foundation Press Release - Grants

EE at EPA: New teacher award winners and recent student award winners honored
White House, EPA Honor Environmental Educators and Student Award Winners
NJ Office of the Secretary of Education Invites Proposals for NJ STEM Pathways Network Program Information
Gardener News August 2016
Administration Honors U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, Districts, and Postsecondary Institutions; Announces 2016 Green Strides Tour
Connecting iGeneration to the Natural World
New HS env. science program and partnership
New environmental tool empowers high school scientists
Links from Garden Collage
In elementary education, ‘doing science’ rather than just memorizing it
Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards 2016

NAAEE: eeNEWS for August 24, 2016
NWF: Fall GLOBE Training for Eco-Schools
PLT: Back to School Resources
PLT: Summer is the perfect time to prepare, browse our new resources now!
NAAEE Early Bird Registration ends August 31
Urban Innovation Conference Call for Abstracts
EE at EPA: Watershed Sleuth, Clean Air Award, Scientific Diving, New Exhibit
ANJEE Online: 345th Edition July 25, 2016
Water So The Soil Can Dry Out
PLT: New GreenSchools Investigations
Duke Farms August-October Professional Development
NAAEE: eeNEWS for July 13, 2016
Microbiome Four-Part Seminar Series
SJ4S: New Trainings, Resources & Other Program Announcements
Eco-Schools USA: Green STEM in Action
PLT GreenSchools: Green ideas for things to do over the summer
Monarch Butterfly Workshop

It's a bird, it's a plane... it's Suzuki Superheroes!
RCE: Check out the latest Water Pages eNewsletter!
UPEACE Centre for Executive Education: What we're watching
Is Dog Poo Polluting Your River?
Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Special gift just for you
NWF: Attract the wildlife you want to see in your garden
NJ Tree Foundation: Fall Volunteer Opportunities and Summer Tree Stories
Green Knight Newsletter - August 2016 - Natural Resources News and Events for New Jersey
NWF: Going for the Green!
What kind of wildlife garden fits you?
Registration Now Open for the Sustainable Jersey Annual Luncheon
The Nature Conservancy - Great Places: Nature's Last Stronghold
August Littoral News
Help Fund A Summer Day of Green Education for Kids at the Liberty Science Center on 8/ 17!
ED Celebrates Five Years of Green Schools
The Ocean Needs Your Voice
Achieve NJ Report
OCSCD: Education Programs - July-Dec
NWF: Do You Feel the Benefits of Nature?
NJ's Favorite Beach And More In Coastodian Summer 2016
The Cloud Institute July Newsletter: Summer Reflections
NWF: Thinking ahead to 2016-2017/New Look
July Sustainability Hero Announced
SJ4S: Get Plugged In!
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for July
CWF: July E-News: "For the Love of Wildlife" Photo Contest Winners
Great Places: Fireworks for Elephants
WSGN: Sustaining School Gardens
USDOE: Preparing to Celebrate the 2016 Honorees!
Raritan Headwaters: Birds, Bees, Bugs and Butterflies
"The Oyster Farmers" Film Project
PEEC: Summer Newsletter - Protecting Our Pollinators and More!
EE Guidelines for Community Engagement: An Invitation to Participate
News from American Littoral Society
ANJEE Online: 344th Edition June 27, 2016
How To Stay Safe From Rip Currents This 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