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2014 Smart Growth Awards

June 5, 2014
5:30 pmto8:00 pm

SGA 2014 button smallThe Smart Growth Awards celebration is considered one of the state’s premier networking events and an occasion that draws wide media attention and an attendance of more than 300 development industry professionals, as well as local, regional, and state leaders.

The 2014 Smart Growth Awards celebration will be June 5, 2014, at the Metropolitan Room at the Newark Club in Newark.

For more information, visit our website.

Have an upcoming event that deals with how New Jersey uses its land? Submit it to New Jersey Future’s calendar. – See more at: https://www.njfuture.org/?m=20131119&cat=131#sthash.D10CnEq2.dpuf

The Smart Growth Awards celebration is considered one of the state’s premier networking events and an occasion that draws wide media attention and an attendance of more than 300 development industry professionals, as well as local, regional, and state leaders.

The 2014 Smart Growth Awards celebration will be June 5, 2014, at the Metropolitan Room at the Newark Club in Newark.

For sponsorship information, contact Diana Meyer-Counard, (609) 393-0008, ext. 110.

– See more at: https://www.njfuture.org/cevents/awards/2014-smart-growth-awards/#sthash.Tl3DpJlP.dpuf

Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation: North

May 15, 2014 8:00 amtoMay 16, 2014 5:00 pm

This two-day combination classroom and field course presented by Rutgers, will teach you how to quickly and confidently identify plant species that are important in determining if an area meets the hydrophytic vegetation criterion for wetland delineation.

Place:
Schooley’s Mountain Lodge
Washington Township, NJ 07853

Registration Required, Cost for two-days is $515.00

For more information, contact Dalynn Knigge, 732-932-9271

Have an upcoming event that deals with how New Jersey uses its land? Submit it to New Jersey Future’s calendar

Have an upcoming event that deals with how New Jersey uses its land? Submit it to New Jersey Future’s calendar. – See more at: https://www.njfuture.org/?m=20131119&cat=131#sthash.N0ov3TG0.dpuf
Have an upcoming event that deals with how New Jersey uses its land? Submit it to New Jersey Future’s calendar. – See more at: https://www.njfuture.org/?m=20131119&cat=131#sthash.N0ov3TG0.dpuf

 

 

 

 

New Jersey Future Offers Grants To Foster Noncontiguous Clustering

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

New Jersey Future is offering a competitive grant to encourage municipalities to develop noncontiguous-clustering ordinances.

Five New Jersey Projects Included in Next Round of HUD’s Rebuild by Design Competition

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the 10 finalist projects in its Rebuild by Design competition.

HUD Releases Notice for Second Round of Sandy Disaster Recovery Funding

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

The new HUD Sandy funding notice focuses on infrastructure and requires forward-looking risk assessments, including considerations of climate change.

Eyewitness Reports: Are We Ready or Not?

November 16, 2013
9:00 amto1:00 pm

Empowering you to ask the tough questions and get the answers.  Is your community properly prepared for future emergencies? The Citizens Campaign is  partnering with Jersey Shore Hurricane News, NJ Spotlight & Creative NJ to bring in top investigative reporters and officials to discuss whether or not our towns are ready in the event of another emergency. To register or more information, click here.

You must pre-register for this event.  For more information contact Renee Koubiadis  (reneeatthecitizenscampaigndotorg)  

Where:
Middlesex County College – College Center
2600 Woodbridge Ave
Edison, NJ 08837

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Have an upcoming event that deals with how New Jersey uses its land? Submit it to New Jersey Future’s calendar. – See more at: https://www.njfuture.org/?m=20131119&cat=131#sthash.NMuIsMjI.dpuf

NJ Spotlight Roundtable: Powering Clean-Energy Vehicles

November 15, 2013
11:45 amto1:30 pm
Cleaning the air in the Garden State means using cleaner fuels for transportation. While motor vehicle manufacturers are developing more low-emission vehicles, the real question is, how will these be powered? Will they be plug-in electric vehicles, compressed natural gas vehicles, or something else all together? Should private entities be building the these non-gasoline fueling stations of the future? Should ratepayers be shouldering the cost? What role should the government play? (more…)

Seminar: NJDEP Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules

December 4, 2013
9:00 amto4:30 pm

Learn New Jersey’s rules and get answers on technical issues and regulatory requirements involved in obtaining flood hazard area permits from DEP staff. Course also addresses major design and construction standards, including emergency rules.

Where:
Rutgers University
Cook College

For more information, click here.

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Vegetation Identification for Wetland Delineation: Winter

January 27, 2014
8:30 amto5:00 pm

Where:
Rutgers University
Cook Campus
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Plants are the most obvious clues to wetland boundaries. This two-day combination classroom and field course will teach you how to draw a wetland line by identifying a variety of upland and wetland plant species.

Increase your expertise by learning to identify vegetation during the winter months! Most vegetation species remain available for identification all year long. With the right clues and tips on what to look for, you can gain the expertise of vegetation identification in any season. Spend the first day exploring northern vegetation and the second day exploring vegetation in the south.

This is a field-based course, so please dress accordingly for the outdoors. 

Featured Topics
 – Upland Deciduous and Mixed Forest
 – Lake Edge
 – Disturbed Upland 
 – Floodplain with Emergent Wetland to Upland Transition
 – Upland and Wetland Forest

NOTE: You cannot delineate a wetland without experience identifying wetland plants. If you are planning to achieve the Wetland Delineation Certificate, we require that you complete a Vegetation Identification course prior to attending the Methodology of Delineating Wetlands courses.

 

 

Have an upcoming event that deals with how New Jersey uses its land? Submit it to New Jersey Future’s calendar. – See more at: https://www.njfuture.org/2013/09/24/sustainable-jersey-luncheon/#sthash.H06RY8eS.dpuf
Have an upcoming event that deals with how New Jersey uses its land? Submit it to New Jersey Future’s calendar. – See more at: https://www.njfuture.org/2013/09/24/sustainable-jersey-luncheon/#sthash.H06RY8eS.dpuf

New Jersey Future Offers Webinar Series, Grant Program for Noncontiguous Cluster Development

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

New Jersey Future is offering two new webinars and a grant to encourage municipalities to take advantage of updated non-contiguous cluster development tools.

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