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Archive for February, 2019

New Jersey Future Sends Letter to Governor Urging Him To Sign Stormwater Utility Legislation

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

New Jersey Future Executive Director Pete Kasabach has sent a letter to Governor Murphy urging him to sign the Clean Stormwater and Flood Reduction Act, which would permit local government entities to establish stormwater management utilities.

Planning Manager David Kutner To Retire

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Planning Manager David Kutner will become a senior adviser to New Jersey Future after retiring in March.

What Kinds of Places Are Attracting New Jersey’s Out-migrating Millennials?

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Analysis of county-to-county migration data shows New Jersey’s out-migrating Millennials are drawn to walkable, mixed-use, transit-accessible population centers. Out-migrants of older generations, by contrast, are more drawn to the outlying parts of metropolitan areas.

Lake Management Training

November 7, 2019 8:30 amtoNovember 8, 2019 4:30 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education

Whether you are a lake manager or a lake resident, an ecologist or an engineer, this is for you. You will get the training needed to properly investigate/diagnose lake quality problems and to develop and implement cost-effective restoration measures.

Location: Rutgers Continuing Education at The Atrium
Suite 101, Room 120 Sequoia
300 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873

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Green Stormwater Management

June 18, 2019
8:45 amto4:30 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education

Designed for landscape architects looking to learn more about the application of green infrastructure stormwater management practices in new development and redevelopment projects, this course focuses on case studies and real-world projects.

Location: Cook Student Center
59 Biel Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Restoration Ecology

June 5, 2019
8:30 amto5:00 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education

This course is designed for ecologists, engineers, planners, and landscape architects involved in the recovery of impacted river, lake, riparian, wetland, and coastal environments. Designed to reduce storm water impacts and increase storm resiliency.

Location:Rutgers Continuing Education at The Atrium
Suite 101, Room 118 Mulberry
300 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873

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Fundamentals of NSR / PSD Permitting

May 14, 2019
8:30 amto4:30 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education

This new, 1-day, New Jersey specific course benefits plant and corporate environmental professionals with compliance, auditing, and air permitting responsibilities. Essential topics such as permit applicability assessments, key regulatory definitions, types of modifications, exemptions, and emissions netting/emissions change calculations and thresholds will be covered.

Location: Rutgers Continuing Education at The Atrium
Suite 101, Room 120 Sequoia
300 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873

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Coastal Community Resilience: An Overview of Strategies, Tools, and Science

May 3, 2019
9:00 amto4:00 pm

Hosted by Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education

This new course is designed to give planners and practitioners in coastal communities an in-depth understanding of the strategies, science, and tools that are available for use in New Jersey to plan for coastal resilience.

Location: Ralph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center, 20 Indyk-Engel Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08902

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Mid-Atlantic Greenways & Trails Summit

April 4, 2019toApril 6, 2019

The inaugural Mid-Atlantic Greenways & Trails Summit will bring together leaders and advocates of active transportation and greenway and trail development to advance bicycling and walking innovations across the region.

Location: Cira Centre
2929 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference

March 30, 2019
8:30 amto4:00 pm

The Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference invites anyone and everyone who cares about this region, clean water and the River to learn how we can best work to protect its resources:  to conserve, restore, protect, educate, inform and bring communities together to defend and share what we love best.  Enjoy a day of speakers, workshops and community, then take home what you learn to share with others.

Location: David and Carol Lackland Center
Centenary University
Hackettstown New Jersey 07840

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