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County Programs

Habitat Training 2016

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.

Click on a specific county below to register for a class and learn about their local program. Sign up to be notified when registration is open.

Atlantic County Class starts January, 2020

Camden County Class starts September, 2019!

Essex County Class starts January, 2020

Mercer County Class starts February, 2020

Middlesex County Class starts January, 2021

Somerset County Class starts January, 2020

Union County- Class starts January, 2020

Passaic County- Class starts January, 2020

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