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Rutgers 2019 Environmental Stewards Program

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Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12 Noon
Location: Middlesex County E.A.R.T.H. Center in Davidsons Mill Pond Park 42 Riva Ave.
South Brunswick, NJ
Speaker: Various Rutgers and non profit organization Experts
Description: Are you concerned about the environment and want to learn how to make a difference? Maybe you are on a municipal environmental commission or green team looking for solutions in your community? Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will offer the Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program at the EARTH Center, in Davidson's Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave, South Brunswick. 2019 Environmental Steward classes begin on January 23 and meet every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through June of 2019. The Rutgers Environmental Stewards program is designed to introduce non-scientists to the science behind environmental issues affecting New Jersey. Stewards then give back to their own communities by helping solve local environmental problems. If you have a passion for the environment, a desire to learn, and a willingness to volunteer, then this program is for you! Registration, payment and program details for individuals or municipalities are available at RESMiddlesex.eventbrite.com with a registration deadline on January 18th. The program and materials fee for the course is $250. Classes are taught by experts from Rutgers University, and non-profit and government organizations. Fieldtrips to environmentally significant sites around the state are included as part of the program. Learn about: Climate Change Energy Conservation Water Resource Protection Invasive Species Wildlife Management Habitat Conservation Protecting Pollinators Environmental Policy To become a certified Rutgers Environmental Steward, graduates of the class portion of the program complete a unique 60-hour volunteer internship of their choosing.
Contact: Michele Bakacs, 732-398-5274
More Info: http://events.rutgers.edu/pdfs/Envl_Stew_Rack_Midco.pdf (PDF)