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Meet the 2020 Species on the Edge 2.0 Contest Winners

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Congratulations to the winners of Conserve Wildlife Foundation’s Species on the Edge 2.0 social media contest for New Jersey high school students.

Students from all over the state took part in the contest by creating a series of social media posts focusing on one of New Jersey’s vulnerable species. The contest gives students the chance to use their social media skills, and knowledge of wildlife biology, to help imperiled species.


Social Media Contest for High School Students

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

New Jersey High School Students Invited to Speak Up for Wildlife – and win prizes – in the Species on the Edge 2.0 Social Media Contest

High school students from across the state are invited to put their meme making skills and social media savvy to work for wildlife. 


Soaring with STEAM highlights conservation careers for middle schoolers with live wildlife, special guests, and Falcon Cam

Friday, December 13th, 2019

by: Alison Levine, Communications Coordinator

The third year of ‘Soaring with STEAM’ (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) educational programs in Union County and the Linden Public Schools is a great success thanks to program sponsor Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery.

Conserve Wildlife Foundation and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders are honored that  Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery, located in Linden, New Jersey, sponsored a third year of educational programs at Linden Public Schools with a donation of $25,000. This sponsorship brings no-cost wildlife education events to administrators, teachers, students, and families in Linden and other locations in Union County, New Jersey.


Bayshore Adventure Program Inspires Love Of Wildlife, Sparks Interest In Conservation Careers

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Getting kids excited about a career in science is no walk in the park, but thanks to the Bayshore Adventure Program, it is a week at the marina.

Conserve Wildlife Foundation, the State Parks Department and the Leonardo State Marina held the Bayshore Adventure Program for 40 Monmouth County 8-11 year olds in August. The program gives kids  the chance to peek into the lives of a variety of science based professionals through exciting, hands-on activities that foster exploration and discovery of the natural world. 

Bayshore Adventure attendees with Conserve Wildlife Foundation
and OceanFirst Foundation Staff


Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
Asbury Park students and staff pose with their “talons up” after seeing an
Osprey snatch a fish from the ocean.

Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey (CWF), the Asbury Park mayor’s office and public schools, and New Jersey Natural Gas hosted Wildlife Wednesdays Field Experience at North Beach at the end of July. The hands-on, project-based outing taught elementary school students about Asbury Park’s rare wildlife, and how to protect and preserve the environment the kids – and wildlife- call home.