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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Rutgers Cooperative Extension Offers Environmental Steward Program

The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County is offering a state-wide program for those passionate about the environment and who would like to make a difference in their communities.

The Rutgers Environmental Steward Program will run Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., January 23rd to May 21st. The program consists of 11 online and four local, in-person classes. Class topics include climate change, solid waste, recycling, soil health, alternative energy, water quality, habitat conservation, pollinator protection and environmental policy.

Participants are encouraged to receive certification by developing and completing a 60-hour project to benefit their community. The program fee is $260. To register or learn more, visit

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension helps the diverse population of New Jersey adapt to a rapidly changing society and improve their lives and communities through an educational process that uses science based knowledge. Through science-based educational programs, Rutgers Cooperative Extension truly enhances the quality of life for residents of New Jersey and brings the wealth of knowledge of the state university to local communities