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County Programs

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

The fee is $260.00 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.

View a model curriculum for a class.

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 learn about their local program.

Atlantic County Class in session

Camden County Class starts September, 2020.

Essex County Class starts January, 2021

Mercer County Class in session

Middlesex County Class starts January, 2021

Somerset County Class in session

Union County- Class in session

Passaic County- Class in session

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 732-398-5274.