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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.
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  • To submit announcements for possible inclusion in future EEdNEWS, click HERE.
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NEW ADDITIONS:     (Listserv announcement on 1-14-20)

PEEC 2020 Weekend Activities Calendar!
Winter Fun on the Farm – Children’s Read & Explore, Music
Call for Anton Banko Award - Excellence in Teaching Nominations
Save the Date: Surf Tournament May 17
Rusty Green Thumb? We got this.
Birds are Disappearing - What about in Central Jersey?
Upcoming events at your state parks & forests
Upcoming January & February Programs at PEEC!
NWF: Photo Contest Opens Today!
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Growing Healthy Communities
Jump Start Your Garden Indoors
We need you: Vote today to choose our species focus in 2020
Species On the Edge Contest for HS Students
100 days to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day!
ALS: Race into Spring with the 5th Annual Lobster Run
Farm Camp at Terhune Orchards
Petty's Island Happenings 2020
OCSCD News & Events - January
Math or Science Presidential Awards Announcement 2020
Free Great Backyard Bird Count Event at Cattus Island Park
Events and news from the DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife & Parks and Forestry
Summer Camp, Fresh Greens & Sunday Music at Terhune Orchards
Essex County Environmental Center - Winter 2019/20 Programs
Upcoming Events At Liberty State Park
OCSCD News & Events - December
Species on the Edge Art and Essay Contest Now Open

Environmental Education Employment Opportunity at Pequest!
South Jersey Scrub
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): January 27, 2020
SUMMER CAMP INTERN (Part-time, Seasonal)
3 positions at Tulpehaking Nature Center
2020 Education Job Opportunities in NJ January 14th 2020 Edition
2020 Summer Internships with Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
Open Position Job Description Plainsboro Center Manager/Educator
RHA: Environmental Educator (Part-Time)& Nature Day Camp Educator (Summer 2020)
Education Job Opportunities in NJ November 26 2019 Edition NJSEN

EPA funding opportunities + more!
2020 Environmental Commission Grants Application Period Now Open
GCNJ Scholarship Award Deadline
NAAEE: Two Opportunities: Building Capacity, Equity, and Partnerships
Up to $100,000 grants for middle school OST programs – apply by 1/24/2020
Updated National Emphasis Areas and P2 RFA News for 2020
EE Awards Deadline Jan 15. Apply Now!
Announcing the 2020 Utzinger-Vellekamp Scholarship
EPA Environmental Justice Grants Opportunity is Now Open!
Apply by Feb 28th > Field Trip New Jersey: Grant Opportunity
Northeast Fish & Wildlife Conference in April: Special Student Travel Award Available
New Funding Opportunity Available for Municipalities and Schools
EPA: 2020 EE Grants Webinar Dates and Times

New Jersey Marks a First in Climate Change Fight! Go NJ!
20 New Jersey people you need to watch in 2020
38 More Acres Preserved, Thanks to Your Support
Looking for the Perfect Holiday Gift? Consider an Annual New Jersey State Parks Pass
DEP Announces Seedlings Gift to Ensure Legacy of Famous Salem Oak Lives on in Every New Jersey Municipality

EPA Tools and Resources Webinar: National Stormwater Calculator - Great Lakes Applications (February 19)
Biodiversity Workshop at the NJSOC
NEW Opportunities to Earn Sustainable Jersey Points!
EfS Professional Learning Opportunities
REGISTER TODAY: Growing Healthy Communities Conference
Lichen workshop at Scherman Hoffman of NJ Audubon
C&NN: Grow Your Leadership Skills at Inside Out 2020!
i-Tree Annual Roundtable Webinar
Watershed University at Raritan Headwaters
Back-to-school already?! Raise your hand if you’re prepared…
Biodiversity Field Methods- Teacher Workshop
HOFNOD Team Leader Training
Pinelands Short Course to Focus on Climate Change
January NJ Eco-Schools Newsletter
Introductory FIsheries Science for StakeHolders (IFISSH)
Reminder: 2020 PAEE Awards
Project WILD Teacher Training Workshop
Duke Farms News & Events
Upcoming Workshop! Models to Inform Planning for the Future of Electric Power in the U.S
January i-Tree events: Roundtable discussion webinar and i-Tree Academy online training opportunity
2019 ANJEE Excellence in Environmental Education Awards
EPA: December Webinar + 2020 HABs Wksp in NJ
Green Infrastructure Champion Training is back! Register TODAY!
EPA: Join the EE Grants Webinar
ANJEE: Project Learning Tree Pre-Conference & Scholarships now available
Duke Farms is offering our third year of Master Ecologists classes!
SAVE THE DATE: Growing Healthy Communities Conference
Fall is here at Duke Farms!
C&NN: Choose Your Inside-Out Action Area!
November NJ Eco-Schools Newsletter

OCSCD News & Events - February
Earth Day Network wants to feature your art
New Milestone! 900 Schools Now Participating
Children & Nature News
January 2020 Green Strides Newsletter
NWF: Inspiration for Spring Gardening
SJ: Gain Recognition for Your Sustainability Efforts
RH: 2020 Coming Attractions
PEEC Winter Newsletter: Animal Myths, Suet Cakes, And More!
Check out the latest Water Pages eNewsletter!
NJTF: Thank you for making our planting season "fall-tastic!"
December 2019 Green Strides Newsletter
The latest news from New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium
NWF News
CWFNJ: Help us plan for wildlife - just 10 min of your time?
Green Knight Newsletter - Short Reader Survey - 2019
SJ: Four sustainability success stories
Green Schools National Network News
January Littoral News
C&NN News
AfterschoolNJ news & more you should know, brought to you by NJSACC - 12/6/19
RH: 'Tis the Season
TNC - December: Nature News
December Littoral News
The World in Our Classrooms: Integrating Diverse Perspectives in 21st Century Learning
Check out the latest Water Pages eNewsletter!
SJ: 2019 Certification & Award Winners Announced
C&NN News
Arts Enhanced Curriculum on the Waste Stream in Passaic County Elementary Schools

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