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WEBINAR: Best Practices in Solar Planning and Zoning

February 21, 2019
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

This webinar will address best practices for including solar in land use plans and local zoning ordinances. Learn how to provide maximum siting options for rooftop and ground mount solar projects while preserving your community’s character and historic resources. Also learn how local governments can set solar development goals, address “solar-ready” concepts in their zoning ordinances, and capture benefits of solar development while minimizing risks, as well as how solar can be included in local planning documents such as comprehensive, functional and small area plans.

Location: Online

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2019 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit

February 23, 2019
8:00 amto5:00 pm

Join New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition for a full day of cycling and walking advocacy, networking, sharing of ideas and bridging gaps across NJ communities.

Location: The Conference Center, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, NJ 08550

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NJ Spotlight – Improving New Jersey’s School Water Infrastructure

February 26, 2019
8:00 amto10:30 am

In this NJ Spotlight roundtable event, public officials, public policy advocates, school district leadership, and construction, plumbing, and building trades representatives will discuss the best paths forward to improving the drinking water infrastructure in New Jersey schools.

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Hamilton, 800 U.S. 130, Hamilton Township, NJ 08690

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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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Redevelopment Forum

March 8, 2019
8:00 amto5:00 pm

New Jersey Future’s 2019 Redevelopment Forum will take place at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick. The annual Redevelopment Forum is our biggest event of the year, attracting more than 500 local and state officials, citizen activists, development professionals, architects, attorneys, planners, business leaders and students. Redevelopment allows us to re-use infrastructure, take advantage of historically strategic locations, maintain and improve our communities and preserve our remaining open spaces. It is clear that redevelopment, already at the heart of many of the opportunities available today, will play an even more vital role in the future.

By bringing together leaders in both government and the private sector who are working tirelessly to create sustainable redevelopment solutions to New Jersey’s problems, we can share innovative ideas, learn best practices, and make our state a better place for tomorrow. Our comprehensive workshops and panels feature impressive speakers with real world redevelopment experience.

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Location: Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick

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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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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2019 Atlantic Builders Convention

April 3, 2019toApril 4, 2019

Hosted by the New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA)

The Atlantic Builders Convention is the largest building industry trade show in the Northeast, drawing approximately 6,000 participants from the Northeast region, including residential and commercial builders, developers, remodelers and subcontractors, plus a variety of manufacturers, suppliers, and consulting professionals.

Location: Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City
777 Harrah’s Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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