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Archive for February, 2018

Webinar: Water Security and Resiliency

March 27, 2018
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

In 2018, EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) and Office of Water (OW) will host monthly webinars to discuss challenges and treatment solutions for small drinking water and wastewater systems.A certificate for one continuing education contact hour will be offered for this webinar. Please indicate in the registration question below if you are interested in receiving a certificate of attendance for the webinar.

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How a Corridor Revived a College Town

March 15, 2018
9:00 amto11:00 am

Explore the opportunities and challenges in public-private partnerships in university community development with Urban Land Institute Philadelphia.

Rowan Boulevard is a one-third mile long extension of Glassboro’s Central Business District that leverages the close proximity of the Borough and Rowan University to create a vibrant, thriving integration of academic, business, cultural, and commercial activities. From its genesis almost two decades ago, the now-busy Boulevard is the successful result of close collaboration among the public, institutional, and private partners, and innovative planning and design that have yielded a friendly, attractive environment for students, staff and visitors affiliated with Rowan University, as well as local Glassboro residents and business people.

Program

Part 1: Overview: The History and Development of Rowan Boulevard

Part 2: Panel: Practitioner Expertise – In Retrospect…

Location: Rowan University Engineering Hall, 201 N. Campus Road, Glassboro NJ 08028

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Webinar: Green Infrastructure Modeling Toolkit

February 22, 2018
1:00 pmto2:30 pm

This webinar  will present a toolkit consisting of five EPA green infrastructure models and tools, along with communication material, that can be used as a teaching tool and quick reference resource for use by planners and developers when making green infrastructure implementation decisions and can also be used for low impact development design competitions. Models and tools included: Green Infrastructure Wizard (GIWiz), Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool (WMOST), Visualizing Ecosystem Land Management Assessments (VELMA) Model, Storm Water Management Model (SWMM), and the National Stormwater Calculator (SWC).

Location: Online

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Transportation and Logistics Update

February 21, 2018
7:45 amto11:00 am

NAIOP New Jersey, the commercial real estate development association, kicks off its “Building a Better NJ Series” with an Infrastructure & Logistics Update on Wednesday, February 21, at the Meadowlands Hilton. Registration and a networking breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m., followed by the program at 8:30 a.m.

Anthony Attanasio, executive director of the Utility & Contractors Association of NJ, former NJ DOT assistant commissioner and one of Governor Phil Murphy’s chief transportation policy advisors, will deliver keynote remarks. Confirmed panelists include: Frank Scangarella, New Jersey Infrastructure Bank; Carmelo Garcia, City of Newark; Ken Spahn, Dewberry; John Atkins, Global Container Terminals; Lou Cooperhouse, New Jersey Food Processors Association; and Anne Strauss-Wieder, New Jersey Transportation Planning Authority. Additional speakers are being finalized.

This program will offer two continuing education credits for multiple professions. To register or for more information, contact NAIOP NJ at (732) 729-9900, or visit www.naiopnj.org.

Location: Meadowlands Hilton, 2 Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford NJ

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NJ Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Council Meeting

March 14, 2018
9:30 amto1:30 pm

The New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Council (BPAC) is coordinated by the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

Location: Edward J. Bloustein School, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Webinar: Small Systems Funding

February 27, 2018
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

EPA Webinar: In 2018, EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) and Office of Water (OW) will host monthly webinars to discuss challenges and treatment solutions for small drinking water and wastewater systems.

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LEED Green Associate Training

February 18, 2018
1:00 pmto5:00 pm

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a sustainablity scorecard for green buildings. This course includes an introduction to LEED, an overview of topics, practice exam questions, a study guide, and in-class exam preparation.

Location: Princeton University, Lewis Library 138, Princeton NJ

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Clean Waterways, Healthy Neighborhoods

February 27, 2018
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

Join us for a discussion on New Jersey’s water infrastructure challenges and opportunities for community involvement in greening initiatives and water conservation.

We welcome our Special Guest Speakers:
Moriah Kinberg, Community Outreach Coordinator – New Jersey Future

Marques Eley, Process Control Senior Engineer – Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission

Greeley & Hansen and CDM Smith, Consultants – PVSC’s CSO Long Term Control Plan

Location: Buttero, 184 Broadway, Bayonne NJ 07002

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Smart Growth Awards

June 6, 2018
5:30 pmto8:00 pm

Save the date! New Jersey Future’s annual Smart Growth Awards ceremony will be held at 15 Washington St. in Newark, NJ.

For event and/or sponsorship information, contact Michele Glassburg  (mglassburgatnjfuturedotorg)   at 609-393-0008 x. 107.

Workshop Highlights the Benefits of Green Infrastructure to Developers

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

A workshop in Bayonne, organized by New Jersey Future, educated local developers on why green infrastructure should be an integral part of their plans.

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