New Jersey, South Branch of the Raritan River
Have you ever posted about Climate Change on social media?
Do you care about animals and their habitat?
Have you used the word “sediment?”
Have you ever talked about soil in casual conversation?
If you answered YES to any of the above questions, think about becoming a Rutgers University Certified Environmental Steward. No previous environmental training is necessary. Anyone with an interest in the environment and a passion for creating positive change in their community can become an Environmental Steward thanks to this upcoming lecture series.
You will get training in:
New Jersey, stream water monitoring training
•Habitat protection & restoration
•Municipal planning & ordinances
The program is designed to give participants a better understanding of local issues that are important and to improve their own watersheds. Special focus will be on the Lower Raritan River Basin and invasive species management.
The program will be conducted at multiple locations in New Jersey. It will include 60 hours of lecture and a 60-hour internship. Classes will be on Wednesday evenings starting January 27th at 6:30 pm, continuing through June. The program is $250.00. More info on the program website here.
Pass this along to folks who may be interested! It’s a great program!
Rain gardens filter stormwater runoff
NJ native plants in rain garden
– Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director