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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 6-15-16)

NJ State Museum: We're having a Paleo Party and more!
Summer Youth Programs
Upcoming Events at the Earth Center
Coldwater Conservation School
Healthy Landscapes and a Chance to Win Compost Tea
CWF Children's Summer Programs
Register Now -Sails on the Hudson River, July 7-10
D&R Greenway Land Trust: Time to Get Your Feet Wet!
Cheesequake State Park Kayak Tours Offer Close-Up Views of a Special Ecosystem
Learn about sustainable gardening for your home and landscape
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve: June is Jumping!
GSWA Scavenger Hunt
Hackensack Riverkeeper and SUEZ to Hold Eighth Annual Reservoir Challenge
Summer Environmental Education Programs for Children - Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey
Exploring Birds and Nature as a Treasure Hunt
Call for Submissions: 10th Annual Photo Contest
Invitation to join us at USGBC NJ at one of our great upcoming events
Campout for Wildlife!

A Path To Green Jobs
Seeking volunteers to judge "More than Madison"
American Littoral Society: Want to Play Tag?
Position Open - NOAA
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve Now Hiring - Come Grow with us!
Science Educator-Camden Children's Garden

SUEZ Foundation Press Release - Grants
2016 Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS) Grants

In elementary education, ‘doing science’ rather than just memorizing it
Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards 2016
"Discover DEP" Podcasts Provide Public with Friendly and Familiar Format for Learning About DEP's Mission
Greater Newark Conservancy Receives EPA Grant
Planting a Rain Garden in Bernardsville - Video
EARTH Center Opens Butterfly House for the 2016 Season
DEP launches aggressive program to protect State-owned lands from emerald ash borer infestation
EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Champions
The electricity equivalent of idling your automobile

Eco-Schools USA: Green STEM in Action
PLT GreenSchools: Green ideas for things to do over the summer
Monarch Butterfly Workshop
32nd Annual New Jersey Environmental Education Conference: January 20, 2017
ES Websites of the week archive & Summer PD
EE at EPA: Teacher awards, data mapping, forest fire prevention
Teacher tips, STEM suggestions for environmental activities, teachers’ tours
10th Annual Life Science Field Training Institute
PLT GreenSchools Update, Upcoming Training Opportunties
Special RECYCLING MAGIC SHOWS coming to your LOCAL SCHOOLS in September, October or November?...
Join Trout in the Classroom!
Programs at Duke Farms

News from American Littoral Society
ANJEE Online: 344th Edition June 27, 2016
How To Stay Safe From Rip Currents This Summer
Sneak Peek: 2016 NJ Sustainability Summit, Certification Deadline & More
Summer reading and online courses
NAAEE: eeNEWS for June 8, 2016
Great Places: Celebrate Oceans
National Wildlife Federation Eco-Schools news: Schools Out for Summer!
E-News: Gold stars, sustainability report, 66 grants, hubs, Board spotlight Maureen Hassett and more
Ocean County Soil Conservation District: Educational Programs - June-August
2016 State of the Shore
Learn to Garden With Native Plants
SUSTAINABLE JERSEY FOR SCHOOLS: Don't Miss Out - Deadlines Approaching
Science Update: Restoring Rattlesnakes
Celebrate Great Outdoors Month This June!
Raritan Headwaters: It's June, Time to Get with the Programs!
Discover DEP: New, Interactive Public Access Map
Summer in the School Garden: Secrets to Success
EE at EPA: Student and teacher award updates
NAAEE: eeNEWS for May 18, 2016
NWF: May is Garden for Wildlife Month!
SJ: Schools E-News: Grant Deadline Approaching
Green Knight Newsletter - May 2016 - Now Available
Cornell Lab eNews: Are You Ready to See Dinosaurs As They Really Were—With Feathers?
Sustainability Summit Keynote Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Strauss
May Newsletter: Inspiration & Support
eeNEWS for May 6, 2016
Conserve Wildlife: Explorations May 2016
Great Places: The Power of Planting Trees
Survey Says! Take the Eco-Schools USA End of Year Survey

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