A coloring book fom the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife is now available to children in New Jersey.Download Wildlife of New Jersey Ebook
Wildlife of New Jersey
There are over 800 species of wildlife living in New Jersey, along with over 8 million people. This coloring book is designed to highlight species by their habitat. Featured habitats include wetlands, forests, farms, neighborhoods and the shore. The final section highlights some of the conservation projects and management tools used to keep wildlife populations healthy and in balance with our human population. The coloring book is available to teachers as an aide for teaching children about wildlife and conservation .
Each section begins with an introductory habitat page. An identifying habitat symbol appears with each animal. The species descriptions provide a stepping stone upon which further discussions can be built. The NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife provides a number of other educational resources including many that can be used to meet state standards for core course proficiencies. They also have a number of experiential learning opportunities for children like fishing education and fishing derby events. A list of contacts for educational programs is on the back cover. Funding for this project is made possible through the Wildlife Conservation and Restoration Program (WCRP) in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…