Rutgers Environmental Stewards

Duke Farms is one of three sites in New Jersey to host this award-winning certification program that teaches land and water stewardship best practices, environmental public advocacy and leadership. Students must complete 60 hours of classes and 60 hours of volunteer work to receive their certification.


Be an advocate for the environment by becoming an E-Steward.

Environmental Stewards Alumni Association Formed
Graduates of the Rutgers Environmental Stewards program have established the Rutgers EnviroStewards Alumni Association. Membership is open to graduates who have completed 60 hours of instruction in 20 courses offered at regional locations throughout the state. The mission of the organization is to foster the sharing of ideas, growth of personal skills and to offer support, creating a network of volunteers dedicated to the care of New Jersey's natural resources .


for more information on the Alumni Association.


Weekly classes will begin January 26, 2017, and run through late May.  Classes will normally be held on Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Tentative program topics include:
Geology of New Jersey
Intro to Decision-making
Soil and the Environment
Climate Change
Health and the Indoor Environment
Storm Water Management and Rain Gardens
Wildlife and People
Renewable Energy
Environmental Enforcement in New Jersey
Field trip to Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

The cost for this program is $250.


Download the 2017 program brochure HERE


Eventbrite - Rutgers Environmental Stewards - 2017


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