County ProgramsHabitatTraining2016

Environmental Steward programs are offered in the counties listed below. You do NOT have to live in the county to attend the program.

The fee is $250.00 per person.

Each program offers the core topics of climate change, soil health, geology, water resource protection, environmental policy, alternative energy, and habitat conservation. Additional topics vary based on program location.

Fieldtrips to environmentally significant locations in New Jersey are included. A 60 hour internship is completed by each Steward in order to become a Certified Environmental Steward.

The schedule for all 2018 program locations is available.

Click on a specific county below to learn more about their local program:

Atlantic County

Burlington County

Passaic County

Somerset County

Union County

If you are an organization interested in hosting a Rutgers Environmental Steward program in your area, please contact the State Program Coordinator, Pat Rector at or (973) 285-8303.

Rutgers Envirnmental Stewards