Bridges to the Natural World Program (K-5)

Young student explorers investigate how ecological systems function, practice science skills and participate in the Habitat Passport Program (optional). Explorations facilitated by our teacher naturalists.

Eco-Schools USA in New Jersey (K – 12)

Join the National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA award program free and facilitate student-led teams with a framework to address climate change resiliency and sustainability through unique explorations, research, community connections, and problem-based learning experiences. Teachers are supported with online resources and professional learning opportunities, coaching, and site visits from NJA staff.

Field Trips (K – 12)

Visit the Lorrimer Sanctuary, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, or the Nature Center of Cape May for engaging, hands-on experiences to support your science and climate change curriculum.

NJ Climate Education Hub

Find resources to integrate climate change into their K-12 curriculum for all subject areas and grade levels. Includes lesson plans, 1400+ Teaching Resources reviewed by scientists and teachers searchable by keywords, subjects, grade level, NJSLS, and more, professional learning opportunities, and guidance for school boards to support schools implementing the climate change education standards.

Professional Learning and Coaching

Customized to meet the needs of the schools based on grade levels, subject matter, location, and past efforts. Opportunities for in-district, off-site or virtual sessions.

Schoolyard Habitat

New Jersey Audubon can help schools get certified through the National Wildlife Federation’s Schoolyard Habitats® program to Design, Build, Certify, and Explore Wildlife Habitats at School.

School Visits

Our education team can visit your school to provide student programs and activities, lead walking field trips, assist with planning outdoor learning spaces, and facilitate professional learning.

Student Events

Your students can participate in our events:

U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

Schools can apply for the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) recognition for their reduced environmental impact and costs; improved the health and wellness of schools, students, and staff; and exemplary Environmental education, Education for Sustainability, and Climate Change Education program. School Green Teams can request coaching, site visits, and assistance with the application.

Youth Birding

Start your students in conservation through birdwatching or explore our research team’s migration data and the related impacts from climate change. Have a young birdwatching enthusiast? Provide them the opportunity to connect with professionals and other youth by joining the NJ Audubon Young Birders Club!