The 28th Annual NJDEP GIS Mapping Contest is on April 16th, 2015

The 28th Annual NJDEP GIS Mapping Contest will be held in the Public Hearing Room of the NJDEP Building at 401 East State Street in Trenton on April 16, 2015 from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. All state, federal, municipal, county, non-profit, and student GIS users are encouraged to attend and participate.

Trout Season opens Saturday, April 4 at 8:00 am!

Angler fishing access abounds in New Jersey.  Stocking programs in spring, fall and winter provide for excellent year-round trout fishing opportunities in the Garden State.  The spring season opens on Saturday, April 4.

Catch the upcoming Princeton Environmental Film Festival, March 19-29

It's almost time for the annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival scheduled for March 19-29! Screenings are free and held at the library in downtown Princeton at 65 Witherspoon Street.

Take a look at the Hunterdon Land Trust's Interactive Map

Care for a walk in the woods 21st century style? The Hunterdon Land Trust has created an interactive digital community map so that all nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts can share information on their portable devices.

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Climate Symposium is coming up on Friday 11/21/14

The Rutgers Climate Institute is sponsoring a one-day symposium in New Brunswick on the implications and adaption issues related to climate change and the tropics.

On the Second Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

In recognition of the second anniversary of Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy, please check out these resources that present research conducted on the storm and its local impact:

Resilience Symposium on Thursday, October 30

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and New Jersey Future present an afternoon symposium, What’s Next After Rebuilding? Making Resilience Happen, on Thursday, October 30.This program will focus on resiliency measures being implemented on the ground in the wake of natural disasters like Superstorm Sandy.

This is Climate Week!

Climate Week is here! In recognition, please check out these NJEDL resources that address Climate Change in New Jersey at

Special Offer on Meadowlands Eagles E-Book

New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and Conserve Wildlife Foundation (CWF) have a special offer to download a free copy of its crowdsourced funded project, “Bald Eagles in the Meadowlands & Beyond."

Become a AmeriCorps New Jersey Watershed Ambassador

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is recruiting its 2015 class of AmeriCorps New Jersey Watershed Ambassadors Program. The Watershed Ambassadors Program is an environmental community service program that raises public awareness about water and watershed issues and promotes watershed stewardship through direct community involvement. AmeriCorps members are assigned to different watersheds throughout the State to serve as community-based "Watershed Ambassadors".