Wildlife Education Resources for Teachers

The Backyard Naturalist - Home Activities For Students

Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Podcast with Liz Jackson (DEP Website)

"Living with New Jersey Black Bears" DVD

Bear Education Seminars - Correlated to NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards!

Group Programs at the Pequest Hatchery

Wildlife of New Jersey Coloring Book (available for download only, pdf, 1.5mb)

The Division of Fish and Wildlife supports a variety of educational programs and has produced education materials of use to educators. Take advantage of these programs and materials to increase your own and your students' knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the outdoors and New Jersey's rich fish and wildlife resources.

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The videos highlighted below are free to teachers:
Wildlife for Tomorrow video Unendangered Species video What They Say About Hunting video
Wildlife for Tomorrow The Un-endangered Species What They Say About Hunting
Grades 4-7 — Tells kids the “good news” about America’s thriving wildlife populations and how wildlife  management has returned once endangered species to abundance. Grades 7-12 — Explores the growth and success of wildlife management, and how species such as the white- tailed deer, elk, wood duck, antelope and wild turkey are no longer endangered species. Grades 7-12 — Provides students with the facts they need to develop informed opinions about the role of hunting in modern society and takes a fair look at both sides of the hunting debate.
arrow Aquatic Resource Education Program
arrow Bear Necessities of Safety
A coloring book produced in cooperation with Sussex County's 4-H Lions, Tigers and Bears Oh My! Club.
arrow Black Bear Information - Basic information and links to more resources on black bears
arrow "Black Bears and Food in the Schoolyard" activity (pdf)
arrow Educator Resources (Conserve Wildlife Fndtn.)
arrow Environmental Education "Projects" - NJ DEP sponsors four nationally recognized, award winning curriculum supplements that are referred to as DEPís environmental education "Projects."
arrow Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest (US FWS)
arrow Fishing ABC's Coloring Book (US Fish & Wildlife Service) (pdf)
arrow Green Eggs and Sand Aquatic Curriculum
arrow Harbor Watershed Education & Urban Fishing Program
arrow High School Fishing/Student Angler Federation
arrow "Hooked On Fishing ó Not On Drugs" Program in NJ
arrow Kids "Bay Maze Game" (pdf)
arrow National Archery in the Schools Program in New Jersey
arrow Passport to Fishing and Boating
arrow Peregrine Kid's Book (pdf)
arrow Peregrine Project Curriculum
arrow Project WILD Teacher Education Program
arrow Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Correlation to NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards
arrow Project Learning Tree - Teacher Education Program
arrow Project WET
arrow Raptors in the City
arrow Raptor Study Lesson Plan (pdf)
arrow Reptiles and Amphibians Resource Package for Teachers
arrow Russell A. Cookingham Scholarship
arrow SEEDS - the State Environmental Education Directory
arrow Shad In Schools
arrow Species on the Edge Art & Essay Contest - Fifth Grade (Conserve Wildlife Fndtn.)
arrow Species on the Edge 2.0 Social Media Contest - High School (Conserve Wildlife Fndtn.)
arrow Trout in the Classroom
arrow Virtual Outdoor Classroom - Watershed Education (Musconetcong Watershed Assn.)


arrow Pequest Trout Hatchery Group Programs
arrow Forest Resource Education Center (NJ Forest Service)
arrow Sedge Island Workshops for Students


arrow Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE)
arrow Aquatic Resources Education Association (AREA)
arrow Environmental Education and Training Project (EETAP)
arrow Marine Environmental Education Foundation
arrow National Science Teacher's Association
arrow North American Association for Environmental Education
arrow Sedge Island Workshops for Educators
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