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WEBINAR: The Grass is Greener with a Sustainable Jersey Grant

December 10, 2018
3:00 pmto4:00 pm

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to apply for a $20,000, $10,000, or $2,000 grant funded by PSEG. This webinar will review the application process, provide tips on crafting a successful grant proposal, and demonstrate how to use the online application portal.

Location: Online

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WEBINAR: Community Solar in New Jersey

December 12, 2018
1:00 pmto2:00 pm

Green team members, municipal leaders and staff, elected officials, and housing authority officials are welcome to attend the webinar to learn more about New Jersey’s latest market transforming solar initiative.

Location: Online

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Why Is It Too Far To Walk? Building a Climate-Friendly Princeton

December 19, 2018
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Can we connect our neighborhoods to jobs, grocery stores, schools, libraries, parks and gathering places? Can we preserve neighborhood character and ensure all Princeton community members have access to safe, affordable, low carbon transportation and housing? Sustainable Princeton holds a discussion around building a climate-friendly Princeton. Refreshments will be served at this low-waste event. Community Room Co-sponsored by Princeton Library and Sustainable Princeton.

Location: Princeton Library Community Room, 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton NJ

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2019 Delaware Estuary Science & Environmental Summit

January 27, 2019 8:00 amtoJanuary 30, 2019 5:00 pm

This three-day conference retreat, called Estuary 2029: Saving our System Through Collaboration, brings scientists, researchers, managers and environmental education specialists together to share information.

The theme highlights necessary inter-disciplinary and cross-sector relationships to successfully implement the revised Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan for the Delaware Estuary. Attendees are invited to forge new collaborations that promote ecosystem-based science, management and restoration.

Location: Grand Hotel of Cape May, 1045 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204

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Sustainable Landscape Design

January 29, 2019
9:00 amto3:30 pm

“Green consumers” are becoming more common. They’re buying organic foods, natural cleaning products, and hybrid cars. They’re also buying sustainable landscapes. Take your plant skills to a higher level and offer a service customers are demanding.

Location: Rutgers University, 18 Ag Extension Way (Off College Farm Rd), New Brunswick , NJ 08901

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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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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.

Learn more about last year’s Forum here.

Location: Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick

23rd Annual New Jersey Land Conservation Rally

April 12, 2019

The Rally is a one-day educational and networking conference about open space and farmland preservation in New Jersey. This year’s theme is: Conservation Innovations in a Changing World.

Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 2 Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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2019 Waterfront Conference

May 7, 2019
9:00 amto5:00 pm

Hosted by the Waterfront Alliance

Join the Waterfront Alliance’s annual Waterfront Conference, the region’s preeminent gathering for critical issues affecting our harbor and waterfront communities. Hosted aboard the Hornblower Infinity, this year’s conference theme is “Rising Seas, Rising Risks: Adapting Our Region.”

Location: Hudson River Park Pier 40, 353 West Street, New York, NY 10014

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Alternative Energy for Water and Wastewater Operations

May 22, 2019
8:30 amto3:45 pm

Developed as an introduction to the rapidly growing field of non-conventional (non-hydrocarbon based) energy sources, this course will present information on the materials and devices used in alternative energy systems, conversion, storage and generation.

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

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