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Essex County Environmental Stewards Program

MonarchButterflyRutgers Cooperative Extension of Essex County runs the Environmental Steward Program at the Turtle Back Zoo Education Center located at 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange, NJ .Classes run on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, February through June.

Contact Amy Rowe,, 908-235-1168 for more information.

In addition to the core topic areas, the Essex County program focuses on environmental justice issues, issues facing communities in northeastern New Jersey, and along the Lower Passaic River. Partnering organizations include Clean Water Action, Ironbound Community Corporation, NJ Environmental Justice Alliance, and the New Weis Center for Arts, Education, and Recreation.