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Friends of NJSOC Annual Report 2022

PDF of the Friends of NJSOC Annual Report 2022.

The New Jersey School of Conservation 1949-2019: A Spirit, a Dream, a Hope for the Future

PDF of the SOC History provided at the School's 70th Anniversary weekend celebration.

NJSOC 70th Anniversary Celebration

PDF of the School's 70th Anniversary weekend celebration program.​

Press

TapInto.net
July 11, 2024
Hoboken Public School District awarded grant for climate change education

NJEA
July 1, 2024
Governor signs FY 2025 budget

NJ.com
July 2, 2024
Endangered NJ school saved by the state budget boost, educators say

NJ.com
June 13, 2024
To preserve conservation education, fund the school that does it best

NJ Spotlight News
May 7, 2024
Op-Ed: Lawmakers must step up and save the New Jersey School of Conservation

Sparta Independent
May 7, 2024
School of Conservation faces financial challenge

WRNJ Radio
April 30, 2024 
Interview with Joyce Estey

NJEA
April 22, 2024
NJ School of Conservation a resource for educators

Montclair.edu
April 18, 2024
“Stoked” for a homecoming

NJ.com
April 1, 2024
Beloved NJ school will shut down all classes, if huge budget cut is approved, leaders say

ON NJ Morning Show
Interview with NJSOC Executive Director Kerry Kirk Pflugh

NJEA Review
April 2024
NJ School of Conservation a resource for educators [PDF]

Ethical Schools Podcast
February 13, 2024
Climate change education: Meeting NJ’s mandate hands-on

NJ Spotlight News
January 17, 2024
Working to counter a history of exclusion in the great outdoors

Insider NJ
November 29, 2023
Friends of the New Jersey School of Conservation Appoints Jennifer M. Coffey as New Board President

Jersey City Times
November 9, 2023
Op-Ed: The Value of Outdoor Education for New Jersey’s Urban Schools

NJ Spotlight News
October 27, 2023
New head of NJ School of Conservation proves you can go home again 

New Jersey Monitor
August 22, 2023
How the New Jersey School of Conservation Got a New Lease on Life

NJ Spotlight News
June 23, 2023
NJ School of Conservation Settles into New Chapter after Threat of Closure

NJ.com
June 1, 2023
NJ’s Historic School of Conservation gets a new lease on life, but challenges remain

InsiderNJ.com
May 31, 2023
Historic New Jersey School of Conservation given new lease on life with new agreement from NJ Department of Environmental Protection even as challenges remain

Gothamist
July 4, 2022
Nonprofit that saved NJ environmental school poised to take over — with $1M in funding

MidJersey News
May 27, 2022
Dancer bill that names new management team for environmental education school passes Assembly

New Jersey Herald
May 17, 2022
Montclair State drops bid to manage Stokes State Forest education center

NJ Spotlight News
May 17, 2022
New life for NJ School of  Conservation?

Politico
May 16, 2022
Bill would save NJ School of Conservation

Gothamist
May 13, 2022
NJ deciding fate of 70-year-old environmental conservation school, a rural oasis amid density

WNYC.org
May 12, 2022
NJ deciding fate of 70-year-old environmental conservation school

NJ.com
April 11, 2022
3 N.J. Governors: Conservation School deserves good management

NJ Herald
March 31, 2022
Environmental groups demand that MSU reveal building plans for Stokes State Forest

NJ Herald
March 16, 2022
Conservation Group Says Montclair State Mismanaged Stokes State Forest Education Center

PoliticoPro
March 14, 2022
Bill to Save New Jersey School of Conservation Advances

NJ Spotlight News
March 14, 2022
Nonprofit is Front-runner to Reopen Storied NJ Conservation School

InsiderNJ.com
June 29, 2021
Friends of New Jersey School of Conservation Celebrate State Funding to Support Restoration of School 

New Jersey Herald
June 18, 2021
NJ bill calls for $3 million to help School of Conservation get back on its feet

NJ Spotlight News
June 17, 2021
Will School of Conservation get a lifeline?

InsiderNJ.com
June 15, 2021
Proposed Budget Resolution Would  Support Restoration of the New Jersey School of Conservation

InsiderNJ.com
June 10, 2021
Governor Murphy to Headline New Jersey LCV Green Tie 

New Jersey Herald
May 15, 2021
NJ School of Conservation, Sussex College Partner up to Teach Courses

NJ Today.net
April 19, 2021
New Jersey School of Conservation to Reopen

NJ Spotlight News
April 12, 2021
A New Chapter for the New Jersey School of Conservation

NJ.com
April 8, 2021
Beloved N.J. environmental school to reopen after budget cuts, COVID shuttered it

Enviropolitics.com
April 7, 2021
Friends of the New Jersey School of Conservation Sign Temporary Access Agreement with the NJDEP

New Jersey Herald
April 6, 2021
New Jersey School of Conservation to Reopen Next Month After Local Group, DEP Reach Agreement

NJSOC Access Agreement Press Release
April 1, 2021
Friends of the New Jersey School of Conservation Sign Temporary Access Agreement with the NJDEP

NJ Spotlight
July 9, 2020
Op-Ed: A Plea to Save the New Jersey School of Conservation

Only in New Jersey
July 8, 2020
New Jersey Is Home To The Oldest Resident Environmental Field Center In The World And It Needs Your Help

New Jersey Herald
July 2, 2020
NJ School of Conservation to remain open two more months

New Jersey Herald
June 21, 2020
School of Conservation Relevant and Important

HomeGrownRadioNJ.com
June 18, 2020
Interview with Marian Janes

New Jersey Herald
June 7, 2020
Save the NJ School of Conservation

NJ.com
June 6, 2020
Rescue needed for beloved environmental experience called ‘magical’ by kids, teachers

New Jersey Herald
June 2, 2020
Sierra Club asks NJDEP for help saving conservation school

CentralJersey.com
May 27, 2020
North Brunswick fifth-graders learn about conservation through virtual Stokes at Home trip

NorthJersey.com
May 27, 2020
Supporters rally to save New Jersey conservation school: ‘It’s a pretty significant loss’

NJ Spotlight
May 27, 2020
A Highlands Haven for Nature Studies Faces an Uncertain Fate

New Jersey Herald
May 24, 2019
New Jersey School of Conservation prepares for 70th anniversary celebration