Education

South Jersey Eco-Schools Awards

Vineland High School and Bridgeton Public Charter School both earned bronze Eco-Schools USA awards last month. With guidance and support provided by New Jersey Audubon, they are two of the latest award winners in South Jersey. Vineland High School’s AP Environmental science students, led by teacher Michelle Villar, tackled the…...

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National Moth Week

July 20-28, 2019 is National Moth Week While gardening for butterflies is popular, don’t forget about gardening for their nocturnal counterparts – moths.  Caterpillars and adult moths eat differently so make sure to provide food sources for both life stages.  Some moth caterpillars are generalists who eat the leaves of…...

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Petty’s Bald Eagle

Most of us in New Jersey are familiar with the story of the infamous bounce-back of the Bald Eagle: There was only one known Bald Eagle nest in New Jersey in 1973, now in 2019 the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection states that there are 204 nests. We hear…...

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Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice will soon be upon us but there are two more reasons to celebrate the month of June.  Across our nation, June is National Pollinator Month and in the Garden State it is Native Plant Appreciation Month. NJ Audubon has a fun and easy way for you to…...

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Eco-Schools Award

Eco-Schools Award Recipient: West Cape May Elementary School West Cape May Elementary School is one of the most recent recipients of an Eco-Schools USA award in the state of New Jersey. With guidance from New Jersey Audubon, STEM teacher Cindy Baldacchini and her students earned a bronze award for their…...

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