Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [Rutgers Environmental Stewards]


The Rutgers Environmental Stewards program was coordinated and developed by Bruce Barbour, Resource Management Agent for Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension.

Training is regional. Please direct any questions about registration or schedules to the coordinator of the region in which you expect to attend classes:


Training Location: RCE of Warren County, 165 Rt 519 South, Belvidere, NJ 07823
Normal Class Time: Tuesdays, January to May; 9:30 to 12:30 pm. Cost: $250
Contact: Milly Rice, , Ag and Resource Mgmt. Secretary, (908) 475-6505

Warren application form


Training Location:Preakness Healthcare Center, 305 Oldham Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470
Normal Class Time:Monday nights, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Cost: $250
Contact: Jo-Ann Pituch,,Cooperative Extension of Passaic County, 1310 Route 23 North, Wayne, NJ 07470. (973)-305-5740

Downloadable Passaic Application Form
Online Passaic Application Form

Central/Duke Farms

Training Location: Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ
Normal Class Time: Thursdays, January to May; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Cost: $250
Contact: Deb Thomas, , Duke Farms Foundation, 80 Route 206, Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844 908-722-3700 x 4

Duke application form

Central/Middlesex County

Training Location: Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, Davidson Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave., North Brunswick, NJ 08902 (please note we are geographically located in South Brunswick)
Normal Class Times:  Wednesday evenings. Cost: $250
Dates: January - May
Contact: Michele Bakacs,, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, 42 Riva Ave., North Brunswick, NJ 08902. (732) 398-5274

Downloadable Middlesex Application Form
On-line Middlesex application form

Coastal Region

Training Location: Atlantic County Utility Authority, 6700 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Twp NJ
Normal Class Time: Wednesdays, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Cost: $250
Contact: Amy Menzel, , PO Box 996 Pleasantville, NJ 08232, 609.272.6950 ext 6934

ACUA application form