NJSOC Welcomes New Environmental Education Coordinator, Allyson Lance

The Friends of The New Jersey School of Conservation are thrilled to welcome our newest Enivronmental Education Coordinator, Allyson Lance! Allyson is a skilled educator and environmentalist who discovered her passion for conservation in college at Miami University (Ohio). She

CCC 90th Anniversary Flag Raising at NJSOC

On Friday, March 31st, 2023, the Friends of the New Jersey School of Conservation and NJ Youth Corps of Phillipsburg celebrated the 90th Anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) with a flag raising ceremony commemorating this historic program. The

Hiring–Maintenance Worker

About the Friends of the New Jersey School of Conservation The Friends of the New Jersey School of Conservation (FONJSOC) unites people from all walks of life whose lives have been influenced through participation in programs at the School of

Hiring–Environmental Education Coordinator

The Friends of NJSOC are hiring an Environmental Education Coordinator (EEC) to employ interpretive, outreach and administrative skills in support of its mission of environmental education and stewardship.

NJSOC Celebrates the 2nd Annual Forest Fun Day!

The 2nd Annual Forest Fun Day took place on Saturday, August 13th and a fantastic time was had by all who participated. Gifted with beautiful weather, the day was filled with family activities, reunions with old friends, making new friends and of course, fishing,

Staying Calm & Cool- NJSOC Summer Archers Are Focused!

Archery can challenge students mentally and physically as the eyes, brain and body must all work in combination. On this 3rd session of the Super Summer Program, our students upped their skills and gathered focus for a new set of

Who speaks for the trees? We do at the Native Plant Walk!

We were very fortunate to have Mike Lefebvre’s expertise on hand for our Native Plant Walk event that gave attendees a chance to identify and learn the history of the various species of flora in the pristine Stokes Forest! It

Summer Archery sizzles @NJSOC!

Yesterday, July 9th, our youth and adult Summer Archery programs began under the leadership and guidance of Ruth & John Goralski, our Level III Certified Coaches. The improvements to posture, stance and manual agility were already showing in our students

Wild Edibles in July!

On Sunday, July 3rd, foragers welcomed the cool breezes and luscious greenery of the forest on campus as they learned about all the precious nutrients right at our feet! This course, taught by Joanne Lockwood, is one of our most