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Archive for January, 2019

Maintaining Green Infrastructure Practices/Projects

March 6, 2019
1:30 pmto3:30 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program, Jersey Water Works, and NJ Sea Grant Consortium

As part of the Green Infrastructure Champions Training Program, this workshop will discuss the maintenance requirements for each green infrastructure practice.

Location: Rutgers EcoComplex, 1200 Florence Columbus Rd, Bordentown, NJ 08505

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Moving from Planning to Implementation of Green Infrastructure

February 15, 2019
1:30 pmto3:30 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program, Jersey Water Works, and NJ Sea Grant Consortium

As part of the Green Infrastructure Champions Training Program, the main focus of this workshop will be the implementation of green infrastructure projects that have been identified through the planning process.

Location: Rutgers EcoComplex, 1200 Florence Columbus Rd, Bordentown, NJ 08505

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How to Identify Green Infrastructure Projects in Your Town

February 1, 2019
9:30 amto11:30 am

Hosted by Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program, Jersey Water Works, and NJ Sea Grant Consortium

As part of the Green Infrastructure Champions Training Program, this workshop will provide an overview on green infrastructure practices and how to identify
sites that can be retrofitted with green infrastructure.

Location: Rutgers EcoComplex, 1200 Florence Columbus Rd, Bordentown, NJ 08505

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Main Street Now Conference

March 25, 2019toMarch 27, 2019

Main Street Now Conference showcases implementable best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative ideas from our national network of practitioners, as well as those in adjacent fields who share in the goal of creating economic and social prosperity in downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts.

Location: Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell Street
Seattle, Washington, 98101

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The Future of Work

February 14, 2019
8:00 amto11:00 am

ULI & PIDC will explore how technology like automation, A.I., robotics, precision medicine and advancement in e-commerce and logistics will impact our region and our use of industrial land. How will the future of work shape our landscape and how should we respond in order to stay competitive nationally and globally.

Location: Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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New Jersey Future’s David Kutner To Receive Statewide Planning Award

Monday, January 14th, 2019

New Jersey Future Planning Manager David Kutner, who directed the organization’s post-Hurricane Sandy recovery planning work, will receive APA NJ’s award for outstanding professional planning.

New Jersey Future Welcomes Three New Trustees

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

At its recent annual meeting, New Jersey Future’s Board of Trustees welcomed to the board New Jersey Resources’ Amy Cradic, Newark Alliance’s Aisha Glover, and RWJBarnabas Health’s Jen Velez.

Imagine a Day Without Water

October 23, 2019

This day of collective action asks Americans and our elected leaders to think about our often-overlooked water systems. The goal of the day is to bring stakeholders together to raise awareness about the value of water and the need to invest in water infrastructure, so no communities have to imagine—or live—a day without water again.

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Solving US and Global Water Inequities: Sharing Solutions from Around the World

March 21, 2019
8:00 amto3:00 pm

The Global Water Alliance announces its 12th annual conference, in association with the Water Center at Penn (WCP) and Wharton’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL), with the theme of “finding solutions to water inequities.”

Location: Huntsman Hall at the Wharton School, 3731 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Report Gives New Jersey High Marks for Designating Opportunity Zones in Smart-Growth Locations

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

A new national report ranks New Jersey’s Opportunity zones high on smart-growth location potential, but also high on an index that predicts residents’ vulnerability to displacement.

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