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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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NEW ADDITIONS:     (Listserv announcement on 4-30-15)

EVENTS/CONTESTS
Fly Fishing Clinic for Families & Beginners
Master Gardeners Get it Made in the Shade
Make a Date with the Great Outdoors!
Summer 2015 Programs @ Essex County Environmental Center
Birds-Bunkers & Brews: an awesome guide bike tour on both sides of the Bay
USGBC NJ Upcoming Events- Networking, Education + More
Free Family Fun at the Barnegat Bay Festival
Ready, set, register! Reservoir Challenge 2015 Registration is NOW OPEN!
Youth Writing & Art Contest Focuses on Nature
Calling All Paddlers! Paddle for the Edge in June
2015 New Jersey Sustainability Summit
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium Events & News
World Oceans Day: June 8, 2015
Opportunity for Student Reporters
Save the Date: 2015 New Jersey Sustainability Summit

EMPLOYMENT, INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Guidebook to Online Degrees in Environmental Science
Kroc Center Summer Camp Employment
Teacher Naturalist Urban Outreach position
AmeriCorps Positions Available:
George Myers Master Naturalist Intern
Tenafly Nature Center Announcement
Tenafly Nature Center Announcement

FUNDING, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
K-12 Classroom Grant Opportunities -- PLT GreenSchools! Update May 2015
2015 EPA Source Reduction Assistance grant competition
Randy Nuessle Memorial Scholarship continues into its 5th year!
Calling all New Jersey High Schoolers! Win a Scholarship!

PRESS RELEASES
Master Gardeners Invite You to Their House
"Birds in my Backyard" an exhibit at the Nature Center of Cape May.
Birth Announcement: Red-tail Royalty Hatch First Chick at Cornell
EPA Honors New Jersey Environmental Champions
2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Awardees Announced
EPA Report: Automakers Surpassing Light-Duty Greenhouse Gas Standards
New solar panels may add to savings for Ridgewood school district
D.C. Announces 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools
Trout in the Classroom Video Feature
Great Backyard Bird Count Sets New Record for Species Reported

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CLASSROOM MATERIALS
Workshop: 4-H Science of Soil (SOS)
Handy New Guides to Waterfowl ID
Sustainable Jersey for Schools events
Professional Development at Duke Farms
HONEYWELL INSTITUTE FOR ECOSYSTEMS EDUCATION: A Framework for School Sustainability Using the Lens of Environmental Responsibility
Great News for Educators from Duke Farms
Celebrate the International Year of Soils! FREE Workshops
Free Science Field Training Program for Educators in Pine Barrens
DEP Publishes Centennial Update of State Geologic Map
Your Students - Butterfly Heroes!
Summer Workshops about the Hackensack River
Schedule A Pequest Educational Program Now!
Barnegat Bay Partnership Science Symposium & Teach at the Beach

WEB LINKS
3 Ways to Enjoy Nature This Summer
NAAEE: EE News for May 22, 2015
Green Knight newsletter -- May 2015 -- News of Environmental Issues and Events in New Jersey
Duke Farms News: The Agriculture Issue, Featuring Will Allen!
May 2015 Earth Science Sites of the Week
Raritan Headwaters Association May News - Splash into Spring
Building STEM skills through EE.
May 8, 2015 Earth Science Sites of the Week
Spring 2015 Coastodian
EE at EPA: Thank a Teacher, Campus RainWorks, New Video and Blog
May Sustainability Hero Announced
Water Pages eNewsletter
The Nature Conservancy - Great Places: Why Do Birds Take Baths?
PLT's e-newsletter, The Branch
Sustainable Jersey News
Earth Science News and Events
News from the Cloud Institute
NAAEE EE News March/April
Join NWF's Eco-Schools USA and Become a NASA GLOBE School
News from Cornell Lab of Ornithology
ANJEE Online 334th Edition - April 22, 2015
Green Knight Newsletter - News and Events for March & April
EXPLORATIONS February 2015: Eagle Rescue Caught on Video!
Water Pages eNewsletter
National Wildlife Federation's NJ Eco-Schools Action Newsletter
NAAEE EE News for February 25, 2015
Injured Eagle Rescued - Watch the Video!


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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