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Archive for January 10th, 2017

Planning for Sea-Level Rise II: Redirecting Development

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Second of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to redirect development away from vulnerable areas.

Planning for Sea-Level Rise I: Accounting for Damage

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

First of a series of articles detailing strategies coastal states are examining in order to plan for sea-level rise. This article addresses ways to account for substantial damage to structures.

Complying With New Jersey’s Stormwater Regulations

January 26, 2017
3:00 pmto5:00 pm

The program will highlight steps to guide municipalities to ensure that new development is in compliance with the New Jersey stormwater management regulations. It will also focus on the importance and benefits of inventorying the municipality’s stormwater infrastructure while complying with the state’s MS4 permits.

Location: Fairview Farm Wildlife Preserve Brick Cottage Boardroom, 2121 Larger Cross Road, Bedminster, NJ

More information and registration

Presented by Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program. Hosted by the Raritan Headwaters Association and presented by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Design Your Own Rain Garden

January 18, 2017
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

The workshop will cover planning, design, installation and maintenance. Attendees will learn how to read topographic maps of their property, select a location and design their very own garden.

Location: Raritan Headwaters Association, 2121 Larger Cross Rd., Bedminster

More information and registration

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