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Archive for September, 2017

NJ Gubernatorial Debate

October 10, 2017
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

The debate will take place at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. However, it will be recorded live on a closed set, and no tickets are available.

The debate will be broadcast live on Tuesday, October 10th on WABC-TV 7NY, WPVI-TV 6ABC Philadelphia and Univision stations. It also will be available on Twitter, NJ.com, WBGO-FM Jazz 88; WHYY 91-FM and 1280 WADO-AM.

The debate will be rebroadcast by WABC-TV 7NY, WPVI-TV 6ABC along with C-SPAN in the weeks following the actual debate. The debate also will be available on Twitter, NJ.com, and other debate partner websites.

Two moderators and a panel of reporters will ask the candidates questions. A limited number of questions from Twitter will also be included. Tweet questions with the hashtag #NJGovDebate.

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Analysis: New Jersey Is Losing Its Millennials

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

A new analysis of Census data shows that New Jersey’s Millennials prefer living in vibrant, mixed-use, transit-served places. However, the state is losing these young adults.

Technical Planning for Coastal Ecological Projects

December 12, 2017
9:00 amto3:00 pm

This workshop series is hosted by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Barnegat Bay Partnership, and NJ Department of Environmental Protection and is designed for municipal officals, engineers, contractors, and anyone who is interested in or works on ecological projects, such as living shorelines or stormwater management. Come hear from experts in the region and learn about design, permitting, monitoring, and planning ecological projects! There is no cost to attend the workshops and lunch will be provided, but space is limited so register today! Attendance is not required at all three workshops, (each workshop will cover different topics), so please register for the workshop(s) you are interested in.

Workshop 3: Technical Planning for Ecological Projects

December 12, 2017 9:00am-3:00pm

Rutgers Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis, 14 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ

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Managing and Monitoring Ecological Coastal Projects

October 31, 2017
9:30 amto4:00 pm

This workshop series is hosted by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Barnegat Bay Partnership, and NJ Department of Environmental Protection and is designed for municipal officals, engineers, contractors, and anyone who is interested in or works on ecological projects, such as living shorelines or stormwater management. Come hear from experts in the region and learn about design, permitting, monitoring, and planning ecological projects! There is no cost to attend the workshops and lunch will be provided, but space is limited so register today! Attendance is not required at all three workshops, (each workshop will cover different topics), so please register for the workshop(s) you are interested in.

Workshop 2: Managing and Monitoring Ecological Projects: Is Your Project Meeting Its Goals?

October 31, 2017 9:30am-4:00pm

Atlantic County Library System, Brigantine Branch, 201 15th St S, Brigantine, NJ 08203

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Ecological Solutions for Coastal Community Hazards Workshop

October 30, 2017
9:00 amto3:00 pm

This workshop series is hosted by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Barnegat Bay Partnership, and NJ Department of Environmental Protection and is designed for municipal officals, engineers, contractors, and anyone who is interested in or works on ecological projects, such as living shorelines or stormwater management. Come hear from experts in the region and learn about design, permitting, monitoring, and planning ecological projects! There is no cost to attend the workshops and lunch will be provided, but space is limited so register today! Attendance is not required at all three workshops, (each workshop will cover different topics), so please register for the workshop(s) you are interested in.

Workshop 1: Introduction to Ecological Solutions for Coastal Community Hazards Workshop

October 30, 2017 9:00am-3:00pm

ACUA, 6700 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ

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Newark–Philadelphia Study Visit Focuses on Implementing Green Infrastructure at Scale

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Representatives from the City of Newark visited the Philadelphia Water Department to learn more about implementing green infrastructure at scale to help manage stormwater.

Water Supply Planning Seminar and Luncheon

December 7, 2017
12:00 pmto2:00 pm

Hosted by NJ section of American Water Resources Association

Abstract: NJDEP’s long-awaited Statewide Water Supply Plan revision has been finalized. What does this mean for planners, engineers, and other water professionals? What is the Plan and how can it be applied to actual projects? New Jersey State Geologist Jeffrey Hoffman and Dr. Daniel Van Abs (Associate Professor of Practice for Water, Society and Environment at Rutgers University) will provide a one hour Water Supply Planning orientation for professionals.

Paid members free, non-members $15

Location: Duke Farms, 1112 Dukes Parkway West

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USDA-NRCS Brown Bag Lunch Presentation

October 25, 2017
11:00 amto12:00 pm

Presented by NJ section of American Water Resources Association

The United States Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service has a long history of working with landowners to improve water resources. Christine Hall, State Resource Conservationist and current Acting State Conservationist, will give an overview of USDA-NRCS programs and activities, with a focus on those that relate to water resources in NJ. She will provide examples of projects where USDA-NRCS has worked with partners and utilized NRCS programs to implement those projects so that NJAWRA members will be able to identify projects where NRCS could be a valuable partner.

BYOS (Bring Your Own Sandwich); NJ-AWRA will provide light refreshments & snacks.

Free for paid members of NJ-AWRA, $15.00 for non-members

Location: NRCS State Office, 220 Davidson Avenue, 4th Floor, Somerset NJ

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Extreme Hurricanes and Climate Change

September 27, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Hosted by Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association

Is climate change responsible for the recent devastating hurricanes? How are scientists and policymakers grappling with this question? Join us for a free panel discussion with leading climate and water experts from academia, government, and the non-profit sector. The panel discussion will take place from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Sept. 27 at the opening night reception of “Politics of Water,” an exhibit at The Garden Club of Princeton Gallery at the Watershed Center.

Location: The Garden Club of Princeton Gallery at the Watershed Center

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The Evolving Environmental Insurance Market: Mitigating Risk and Opportunities for Brownfields Development

October 18, 2017
4:00 pmto7:30 pm

Event held by Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast

Location: The NJ Center of Excellence at Bridgewater
1041 Route 202/206
Building K Auditorium
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

2 hour presentation followed by 1.5 hour Cocktail Reception

Applying for LSRP and Legal Continuing Education Credits

Cost: $50 for LSRP and CLE credit recipients
$25 for BCONE members not seeking credits
$75 for non-members

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