Episode 25-Environmental Education with Tanya Oznowich, Environmental Education Supervisor

September 23, 2016
September brings about the beginning of autumn and it’s also the time of year when students throughout the Garden State go back to school. DEP actively promotes environmental education information and provides resources through programs or through formal and ongoing partnerships. Tanya Oznowich, Environmental Education Supervisor, joined Bob Bostock to discuss environmental education in New Jersey and the resources DEP provides.
For more information on environmental education resources, please visit SEEDS at www.nj.gov/dep/seeds/. You may also contact Tanya Oznowich at 609-984-9802 or Marc Rogoff at 609-292-1474.

Episode 24-Office of Local Government Assistance with Director Cindy Randazzo

September 16, 2016

The Office of Local Government Assistance troubleshoots and problem solves environmental issues for New Jersey’s 565 municipalities and 21 counties to help them to better understand DEP’s 75+ programs, which include the air we breathe, the water we drink, the land we walk on, and everything in-between. In 2010, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin directed the Office of Local Government Assistance to become more involved with every community in New Jersey so that DEP could become more aware of the local environmental issues. Cindy Randazzo, Director of the Office of Local Government Assistance, joined Bob Bostock to discuss this program and the benefits it provides to New Jersey.

For more information about the Office of Local Government Assistance, please call 609-633-7700.


Episode 23-National Drive Electric Week with Ryan Gergely

September 9, 2016

During the week of September 10-18, drivers and advocates of electric vehicles across the nation will be holding events as a part of National Drive Electric Week. These events will increase awareness of electric vehicles and inform consumers about their numerous benefits. Ryan Gergely, from DEP’s Bureau of Energy and Sustainability, joined Bob Bostock to discuss this initiative and New Jersey’s involvement.

For more information about National Drive Electric Week, please visit https://www.driveelectricweek.org/. To learn more about electric vehicles in New Jersey, please visit http://www.drivegreen.nj.gov/.


Episode 22-New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo with Al Ivany

September 2, 2016

The New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo, taking place on Saturday and Sunday, September 10 & 11, is quickly approaching. From 10 am to 5 pm, people of all ages can come to Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area to participate in a variety of activities and hands-on opportunities to learn outdoor skills. Al Ivany, Chief of the Bureau of Information and Education within DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, joined Bob Bostock to discuss this fun event and its activities.


For more information about the New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo, please visit: http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/expo.htm. If you wish to volunteer at the event, please contact Al Ivany at Alfred.Ivany@dep.nj.gov.