2021 Rutgers Environmental Steward Class

Are you concerned about the environment and want to learn how to make a difference? The Rutgers Environmental Stewards program is designed to train volunteers in the science of important environmental issues affecting New Jersey.  Using science, teamwork and local case studies, the Stewards will create plans to tackle our environmental problems head-on. You don’t have to be a scientist to be a Steward – all you need is passion for the environment, learning, and volunteering! 2021's session will be one statewide-online class. 

Deadline to register: January 22, 2021 

https://envirostewards.rutgers.edu/county-classes/

For questions, contact the region coordinator:
Region 2 – Union, Middlesex, Somerset, and Monmouth Counties. Coordinator: Michele Bakacs, 732-398-5274
 

 

 

 

Tue, May 18
5:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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Are you concerned about the environment and want to learn how to make a difference? The Rutgers Environmental Stewards program is designed to train volunteers in the science of important environmental issues affecting New Jersey. Using science, teamwork and local case studies, the Stewards will create plans to tackle our environmental problems head-on. You don’t have to be a scientist to ...

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