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  • Fight flooding and pollution with the updated Green Infrastructure Municipal Toolkit

    Fight flooding and pollution with the updated Green Infrastructure Municipal Toolkit

    September 5, 2019 : 0 comments

    The award-winning Green Infrastructure Municipal Toolkit is perfect for community leaders who want to manage stormwater sustainably, reduce localized flooding, and improve water quality.

  • Green infrastructure resource wins national award

    Green infrastructure resource wins national award

    September 3, 2019 : 0 comments

    New Jersey Future’s Green Infrastructure Municipal Toolkit has been honored with an Excellence in Communications Award from the National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA). This award celebrates outstanding communications projects that inform the public about flood awareness, pollution prevention, and environmental protection. 

  • Stormwater Camp? Yes please!

    Stormwater Camp? Yes please!

    August 26, 2019 : 0 comments

    Stormwater Camp, coordinated by Wallkill River Watershed Management Group and funded by New Jersey Future, is filled with field trips and hands-on activities designed to help campers understand the connection between rainfall, runoff, the rivers and lakes they love, the wildlife that surrounds them, and the water flowing into and out of their homes.

  • Time for public input on sewer solutions

    Time for public input on sewer solutions

    August 19, 2019 : 0 comments

    Twenty-one cities in New Jersey face ongoing problems caused by their outdated combined sewer systems. The N.J. Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) wants public input on proposed solutions. The deadline to submit comments is September 1, 2019. 

  • Build streets for everyone with this new model policy

    Build streets for everyone with this new model policy

    August 13, 2019 : 0 comments

    NJDOT’s new model complete and green streets policy and guide provides practical guidance for municipalities, counties, and agencies to improve roads and the overall landscape.

  • New Jersey Future staff explore Paterson

    New Jersey Future staff explore Paterson

    August 13, 2019 : 0 comments

    Each summer, New Jersey Future staff embark on a fun (and educational) outing to see smart growth in action. This summer, we chose to visit the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution: Paterson, NJ.

  • Meet our summer 2019 interns!

    Meet our summer 2019 interns!

    August 12, 2019 : 0 comments

    New Jersey Future’s internship program is developing the next generation of thinkers in smart growth. Here is what this summer’s interns worked on.

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