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Local Planning

Planning for Sea-Level Rise II

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

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.

Remembering Al Koeppe

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

New Jersey has lost a tireless champion for the vitality of its cities.

New Reports Assess State’s Exposure to Sea-Level Rise

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Two new reports from the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance at Rutgers University detail New Jersey’s vulnerability to projected sea-level rise.

Documentary Featuring Sea Bright, New Jersey Future Is Ocean Film Festival Finalist

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

A documentary about Sea Bright, N.J.’s struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy and featuring New Jersey Future’s local recovery planning staff has been named a finalist in the international Blue Ocean Film Festival.

New Jersey Recovery Fund Shares Post-Sandy Resiliency Lessons With Chinese Delegation

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

A group of emergency managers from a Chinese province visited New Jersey to learn how the state’s philanthropic community worked to strengthen communities after Hurricane Sandy.

NJ Spotlight on Cities Looks Toward an Urban Agenda for New Jersey

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

The second annual NJ Spotlight on Cities conference explores a variety of topics relevant to developing an integrated urban agenda for New Jersey.

School District Regionalization: The Land-Use Connection

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The fragmented nature of New Jersey’s school districts, and the way they are funded, give rise to unintended negative land-use consequences. Regionalization of school districts could mitigate that.

Jersey Water Works Membership Meeting: Collaboration Is the Key

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

The emphasis at the Jersey Water Works membership meeting was on collaboration to accomplish the work, and on treating water wholistically as a resource, in all its forms.

Three Communities Step Up To Mainstream Green Infrastructure

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

The communities of Byram, Hammonton and Newton have been selected as pilot towns for New Jersey Future’s Mainstreaming Green Infrastructure project.

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