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ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION NEWS LIBRARY

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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Press Releases
Prof Dev   Links  
Web Links


NEW ADDITIONS:     (Listserv announcement on 1-29-15)

EVENTS/CONTESTS
Applications Now Being Accepted for EPA's Environmental Educator Award
Learn How To Create Beautiful Meadows on February 6!
Garden Cities: Urban Ag in the Garden State Conference
Community Garden Conference
Environmental Program for NJ Middle School Students (Grades 4-8)
Annual Avian Inventory
3rd NEW JERSEY SCHOOL GARDEN OF THE YEAR CONTEST
NPSNJ Annual Meeting Details 2015 - Registration is Open!
Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Training in February
February & March Events at PEEC
Show Birds Some Love--Join the Great Backyard Bird Count
Energy Visions: Transitioning to Renewable Energy, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., FDU Metro Campus
Great Backyard Bird Count at Brown's Woods 2/14/15
EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Champion Awards
Student Summer Programs at Sedge Island
Get Ready for National Environmental Education Week 2015!
Winter Lecture Series Begins at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
Garden State Outdoors Sports Show/Deer Classic January 8-11
Lusscroft Farm 2015 Trail Hikes and Trail Information
Rutgers Environmental Stewards program begins Jan 21 at ACUA
Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program in Central Jersey
OASIS SOLAR JAM 2015 INFORMATION
Enter the BirdSpotter Photo Contest

EMPLOYMENT, INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Employment opportunities
Ocean Co. Master Gardener/Horticulturist position
Summer Camp Teacher Position
NJF&W Environmental Education Employment - Part-time
PT Outdoor Program Instructors for Camp Bernie in Port Murray, NJ
Job Opening in Science and Math Teaching Fellowship Program
Tenafly Nature Center Announcement
Open positions at New Jersey Audubon Society
Outreach Position in Maryland
Part-time Seasonal Naturalist, Tulpehaking Nature Center
TEACHER-NATURALIST INTERN
Question about sustainability education
Part-time Job Opportunity

FUNDING, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
2015 NRCS Conservation Innovation Grants (Pre-proposal Deadline is 2-24-15)
EPA Environmental Education Grants
EE at EPA Highlights: Register Now for an EE Grants Webinar
Hackensack Riverkeeper Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
Communication & Education Grant Funding Opportunity (Pre-proposals due 1-23-15)
Grants for Sustainable Energy Projects
Conserve Wildlife Matching Grants
EE at EPA Highlights: Funding Opportunities and Student Contests
2014 EE Grant Program Now Accepting Proposals
2015 RFP Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program

PRESS RELEASES
Study Finds Birds Change Landlords by the Season
National Center for Safe Routes to School and Schwinn’s Helmets on Heads Program Announce 2015 Mini-Grant Recipients
January Sustainability Hero Announced
Christie Administration Launches Program to Improve Surface Water Quality in Urbanized Areas
Students at marine sciences school get turtle protection bill introduced in Legislature
The new climate denialism: More carbon dioxide is a good thing
Christie Administration Recognizes New Jersey Environmental Leaders at 15th Annual Awards Ceremony at State Museum
Want a New Year's Resolution You're Sure to Stick With?

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CLASSROOM MATERIALS
Save The Date: Spotlight Conference on Environmental Education
“GARDENING FROM THE GROUND UP!”
Green Eggs & Sand Workshop May 29-31 in Cape May
NJ GeoSTEM programs
Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program
Webinar 1/15 | Outdoor Classroom Management
Online Registration Now Open For 2015 Land Ethics Symposium
Award-Winning Organic Land Care Course Offered in January
The Winter of Webinars is gearing up!
Project WOW
December PLT GreenSchools! Update
NAAEE EE News for December 10, 2014
GreenSchools National Conference
EE at EPA Highlights: Funding Opportunities and Student Contests
Using Eagle Cam in Your Classroom
The Certificate of Proficiency in Benchmarking
Sustainable Jersey Dec-Jan upcoming events

WEB LINKS
NAAEE: EE News for January 28, 2015
Water Pages eNewsletter
NJ Bald Eagle Video
National Wildlife Federation's NJ Eco-Schools Action Newsletter
Cornell Lab eNews: Return of the Snowy Owls, Duck Courtship Begins—Plus a New Bird Cam!
National Wildlife Federation January 2015 Newsletter
New Jersey Farm to School Network News: January 2015
RU Geology Museum Open House & January 17, 2015 Earth Science Sites of the Week
NAAEE: EE News for January 14, 2015
Comment on Wildlife Action Plan Update
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for January
A Month Long Celebration of The Eagle's All-American Comeback
Gardener News-January 2015
December Sustainability Hero Announced
Cornell Lab eNews: Simple Feeder Dos and Don'ts, Holiday Gift Ideas—Plus Penguins!
NJ Sustainable Schools Consortium December Newsletter
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for December
Water Pages eNewsletter
Award programs and 22 November 2014 Earth Science Sites of the Week
Duke Farms Educator News - November 2014 Issue
NAAEE EE News for November 19, 2014
NJ Farm to School Network News: Autumn 2014
Check out our Fall newsletter, the Coastodian!


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
E-mail: Marc.Rogoff@dep.nj.gov

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