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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 5-3-16)

EVENTS/CONTESTS
Read and Pick Programs at Terhune Orchards Engage Children all Summer
Save The Date For Ocean Fun Days!
Lake DeForest Day kicks off our Reservoir Paddle Series, and we've got even more great #CleanWater events on the horizon!
Air Quality Awareness Week 2016
Noted Author Douglas Tallamy to lecture at Trailside Sat. May 14
St. Michaels Farm Preserve provides idyllic setting for Hopewell Campout
Geology of Fifth Avenue Walking Tour - Sunday May 22
EARTH Center Will Help You Prepare for a Fruitful Garden
Upcoming Events at PEEC
New NJNG contest for students grades 3 to 8
Lunch n' Learn - Spill Spotters
E.A.R.T.H. Center Invites You to Start Garden Season With Sound Advice
Teams sought for the Third Annual Recycled Regatta event
4-H Summer Camp Now Accepting Applicants
OASIS Solarjam 2016 for elementary and middle school students
Native wildlife plant sale, May 21 & 22
Watershed 10K/5K Trail Run & Festival

EMPLOYMENT, INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Program Registrar Job Description
Citizen Science Opportunity - Stream Monitoring Training
PLT Seeks K-2 Teachers to Review New Science Unit
Environmental Communications Spokesperson
Job Opportunity at Pequest
Ridge and Valley Charter School Teacher/Guide Position

FUNDING, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
PLT Green Works grants
Freehold soil scholarship
GRANT OPPORTUNITIES AND OTHER ASSISTANCE
EPA Funding Available to Prevent Plastic Trash in New Jersey and New York Waters

PRESS RELEASES
Air Quality Awareness Week, May 2 - 6, 2016
U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Honorees Announced
12 Ways NJ Kids Can Help Save the Earth
Baltimore student takes on gov't, saves town from more pollution
These Young Leaders Are Shattering the Age & Color Lines of the Mainstream Green Movement
Hackensack Riverkeeper Launches 2016 Eco-Program Season

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CLASSROOM MATERIALS
Free "Streaming the Barnegat Bay Watershed" Programs in May
NAAEE: eeNEWS for April 28, 2016
PD - now and summer 2016
Duke Farms: Summer Opportunities for Educators!
Invitation to the 2016 New Jersey Science Convention
The Art of Weeding
Summer Science PD Opportunities at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Eco-Schools USA Top 5 Earth Month Activities
Teaching in Nature's Classroom: Core Principles of Garden-Based Education
Grants, plus stipends for teachers to review a new online unit
NJCORE Now Includes NGSS
Spring/Summer Professional Development Workshops
20th Annual Delaware Estuary WatershedTeachers Workshops
Registration Now Open for the Sustainability Summit
EE Week Spring Citizen Science Resources & Activity Guides!
New resources, expanded GreenSchools program
Global Education & Equitable Preparation: An Educator's Digest of Facts and Figures
EE Week Infographic Released & New Benefits Announced!

WEB LINKS
Sustainable Jersey For Schools News
FW: NJHCN Grantee Update
May Littoral News
Eco-Schools USA Top 5 Earth Month Activities
Raritan Headwaters: May Days
Recognizing Green Schools, Districts, and Postsecondary Institutions this Earth Day
i-Tree News
DEP Podcast Launched
Verizon video on Living Local Expo
Sustainable Jersey New Report: Statewide Change, One Community at a Time
Rowan Prof. Gives TED Talk
Green Knight newsletter --- News and Events for Late April
Egg-cellent News Just in Time for Earth Day!
Hear the birds of Global Big Day
Learn about Funding Opportunities for Walkable and Bikeable Communities
Meet PLTís Outstanding Educators and Celebrate EE Week!
Schools Enews Update: Innovations in Sustainability Education Session
Pequest Now Open Weekends!
April Sustainability Hero Announced and More!
Great Places: Tune in to the Osprey Nest Cam
Spring Into Your Wildlife Garden
April Littoral News
ED-GRS Announces 2016 Directorís Award Recipient
Green Knight Newsletter:† News and Events for April
Check out our Green Infrastructure Guidance Manual for New Jersey!
NJHEPS Newsletter
NAAEE: eeNEWS for March 23, 2016
PEEC: Spring Newsletter - Muskrat Ramblings and More!
10 Tips to Get Your Eco-School Ready for Spring!
Science Update: Are Bison Shrinking?
Schools Enews Update: New Grant Funding & Webinars Announced!
How Will You Celebrate EE Week 2016?
Product Testing Report
270 Birds of the World Revealed When You Zoom in on This Mural
i-Tree Tools newsletter


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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