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Archive for January, 2014

Communicating with Others on Climate Issues

February 20, 2014
6:30 pmto9:30 pm

Have you ever felt frustrated by your conversations with friends, family members or colleagues who are indifferent to or even deny the science of climate change? If so, donʼt miss NJPPNʼs Feb. 20th “Distinguished Expert Series” program where you will find the tools and information you need to communicate effectively on this complicated issue.

Professor Geoffrey Feinberg, will discuss the seminal research conducted by his team at the Yale University Project on Climate Communication. You will learn about the “six Americas,” each of whom view climate change through a different lens. You will have the opportunity to share personal experiences and develop strategies to win the climate change conversation. For more information.

WHERE
Fairleigh Dickinson University
99 University Plaza Dr
Wilson Auditorium
Hackensack, NJ 07601
United States
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Requests for Proposals: Highlands Regional Master Plan

February 28, 2014
5:00 pm

The Highlands Council is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to aid in the development of a Highlands Regional Master Plan (RMP) Monitoring Program Recommendation Report (MPRR). Tasks include: compilation of appropriate indicators and milestones; facilitation of Stakeholder and Technical Advisory Committee meetings and public outreach sessions; development (with Council staff) of the MPRR and a proposed science and research agenda to update and enhance the knowledge base that supports the RMP. Complete details are available in the RFP.

Proposals must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2014. (read)

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Real Estate Analyst Warns Suburban Land Use Regulations Driving People, Jobs Away

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

A leading real estate analyst warns that if municipalities are going to keep up with changing market demand, they will have to make some significant changes to their land use regulations.

Is Redevelopment the ‘New Normal?’

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

New population migration data show that, at least for the moment, New Jersey’s pattern of sprawl development has slowed significantly.

AIA-NJ Honors New Jersey Future Executive Director

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

New Jersey Future Executive Director Peter Kasabach received the Resident of the Year Award at AIA-NJ’s annual awards gala.

BONJ Statewide Leadership Assembly

January 26, 2014
3:00 pmto6:00 pm
  • Leadership training on advancing this agenda
  •  Learn about 2014 policy opportunities to promote inclusion
  •  Plan public meetings in 2014 with members of Congress

Where:
Holiday Inn of East Windsor / National Conference Center
399 Monmouth St., East Windsor, NJ 08520
(just off Exit 8, NJ Turnpike)

Cost: $20; includes light refreshments

Click here to register

For more info contact your organization’s BONJ leaders or contact BONJ by  email  (njrcatnjregionalequitydotorg)   or at 856-854-2550.

Rebuild by Design – Community Workshop

January 30, 2014
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

These interactive community meetings will allow the general public to learn about and provide input on the Design Teams’ work.

This free series of performances, presentations, short-term installations, and other events throughout the region will highlight the value of design in creating resilience.

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Rebuild by Design – Community Workshop

January 30, 2014
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

These interactive community meetings will allow the general public to learn about and provide input on the Design Teams’ work.

This free series of performances, presentations, short-term installations, and other events throughout the region will highlight the value of design in creating resilience.

Where:
Toms River Town Hall, 2nd Floor
Lower Manual Hirschblond Meeting Room
33 Washington Street
Toms River, NJ 08753

More information:
Rebuild by Design

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Sustainable Jersey Webinar

January 21, 2014
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Get your Green Team ready for its sustainability activities next year by signing up for the January 2014 webinars below. These webinars will inform you of new program updates and provide an overview of the certification process. We also welcome other suggestions on webinars and trainings your Green Team would find beneficial. Suggestions.  (infoatsustainablejerseydotcom)   

 New Actions & 2014 Program Enhancements

Find out about the 15 new Sustainable Jersey actions that will be introduced in 2014 and other program enhancements.

REGISTER

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Former New York City Economic Development Head To Deliver Redevelopment Forum Keynote

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The former head of New York City’s Economic Development Corporation will deliver the keynote address at New Jersey Future’s annual Redevelopment Forum.

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