Working for Smart Growth:
More Livable Places and Open Spaces



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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WEBINAR – The Rise of Freelance Artists: Implications for Urban Planning and Design

March 6, 2019
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

One of the fastest growing segments of the creative sector is freelance artists, writers and performers. To attract and retain these professionals, communities may have to rethink their approaches to urban design, community development, and economic development.

Location: Online

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Meet-and-Greet with Evesham Mayor Jaclyn Veasy

March 6, 2019
6:30 pmto8:30 pm

Join us for a meet-and-greet with Mayor Jaclyn Veasy and members of the Evesham Town Council. They’re coming together to talk about how stormwater affects our clean drinking water, and they want to address any questions you have about this complicated issue.

Location: Zed’s Beer, 19 N Maple Ave, Marlton, NJ 08053

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Designing Sites for Creativity

March 7, 2019
9:00 amto10:30 am

Hosted by National Consortium for Creative Placemaking

Explore how to design communities and sites to encourage more creative and cultural activities. Participants will also learn how the arts can help improve navigation, safety and other issues in urban and site design.

Location: ValleyArts, 400 South Jefferson Street, City of Orange, NJ 07050

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30th Annual Pinelands Short Course

March 9, 2019

A day long event featuring educational presentations that explore the unique history, ecology and culture of the Pinelands. Educators can earn 5 Professional Development Credits.

Location: Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway, NJ 08205

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Ecology & Economy: Resolving Our Climate Crisis

March 11, 2019
7:15 pmto9:15 pm

Hosted by CivicStory

What is an ethical response to climate change? Is ‘growth’ always good? What should we do to reverse global warming? Can news help us live better? Join CivicStory for this lively interactive dialogue.

Location: Congregation Beth El, 222 Irvington Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079

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AEA Spring Utility Management Conference

March 12, 2019toMarch 13, 2019

Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA), a trade association of publicly owned government agencies and private-sector businesses that provide or support clean water and solid waste utility service in New Jersey, to host their Spring Utility Management Conference.

Location: Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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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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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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Gateway Project Updates

March 26, 2019
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, a rail-advocacy group representing 1.7 million residents in four counties along NJ Transit’s Raritan Valley Rail line, will sponsor a free presentation on the Gateway Project.

Location: Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., Cranford, NJ 07016

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