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Creative Urban Design

May 16, 2019
1:30 pmto4:15 pm

This workshop explores how to design outdoor spaces to achieve distinct purposes – such as performances, exhibitions, co-creation, individual creation, or meditation/inspiration.   Participants will also learn how to design art-ful spaces to enhance circulation and civic engagement.

Location: ValleyArts New Jersey, 400 South Jefferson St., Orange, NJ 07050

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Creative Urban Design

May 16, 2019
1:30 pm

Outdoor spaces that are designed to foster creative activity can attract and retain more people over many hours. This can improve quality of life, economic opportunity, and freedom and belonging in your community. This workshop explores how to design outdoor spaces to achieve distinct purposes – such as performances, exhibitions, co-creation, individual creation, or meditation/inspiration. Participants will also learn how to design art-ful spaces to enhance circulation and civic engagement.

Location: ValleyArts New Jersey, 400 South Jefferson St., Orange, NJ, 07050

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Climate Resilient Municipalities: Controlling Stormwater, Protecting Streams & Maintaining Water Quality

May 16, 2019
2:00 pmto4:00 pm

Climate change means more rain and extreme weather for New Jersey. Learn how the increased precipitation is affecting stormwater infrastructure and water quality and the financial cost to your municipality. Have your questions answered about the new stormwater utilities, stricter state limits on stormwater runoff and ways to use green infrastructure to reduce stormwater and save your municipality money.

Location: Clarence Dillon Public Library, 2336 Lamington Rd., Bedminster Twp.

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USGBC NJ 2019 Awards Gala: LEEDing the Way

May 22, 2019
5:30 pmto9:30 pm

Each year, USGBC NJ recognizes and presents these distinguished awards to companies and individuals that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and best practices in green building and sustainability.

Location: Hyatt Regency, 2 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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2019 Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony

May 23, 2019
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

The Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony is the region’s only award that celebrates and elevates green stormwater infrastructure projects and innovations, the triple bottom line benefits of a nature-based approach to stormwater management, and the partners who bring these projects to life in the Greater Philadelphia Area. The region’s industry professionals, developers and property owners, government and non-profit institutions, and decision makers will network and celebrate together on May 23 at FringeArts in Philadelphia.

Location: FringeArts, 140 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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ArtsTank Creative Placemaking Conference

May 29, 2019
9:30 amto5:00 pm

South Jersey Cultural Alliance (SJCA) invites you to attend the ArtsTank Creative Placemaking Conference. The event is comprised of the ArtsTank Competition, Financing Creative Placemaking presentation, and an Atlantic City Mural Tour. Attendees can enjoy the full day, or chose to take part in specific portions of the event.

The morning presentation on Financing Creative Placemaking by Leonardo Vazquez, Executive Director, the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking, will be followed by a networking lunch, and the ArtsTank Competition. There is also an optional add-on, hour-long, mural tour of Atlantic City, given by the Atlantic City Arts Foundation.

Location: Stockton University – Noyes Art Garage, 2200 Fairmount Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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WEBINAR: One Water in the States

May 29, 2019
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

This webinar will spotlight the State Policymakers’ Toolkit, which was recently released by the US Water Alliance and the Council of State Governments. The State Policymakers’ Toolkit builds on the One Water for America Listening Sessions and the Seven Big Ideas for water by providing decision makers and advocates with models of successful initiatives and policies from states around the county who are working towards each goal listed in the Seven Big Ideas. New Jersey Future’s Managing Director, Water and Policy, Chris Sturm will be one of the speakers.

Location: Online

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WEBINAR: NJ Land Use + Transit Data Application (NJLUTRANS.org)

May 29, 2019
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

The Voorhees Transportation Center and NJ TRANSIT will host a webinar on updates to the NJ Land Use + Transit Data Application (NJLUTRANS.org). The GIS-based, online application can be used in a wide variety of fields across the planning sector to map, report, and analyze land use, travel, transit, demographic, and real estate data.

The webinar presenters are:
Megan Massey, AICP/PP, NJ TRANSIT (Session Moderator)
Zach Subar, NJ TRANSIT
Lucas Marxen, Rutgers University Office of Research Analytics
Jon Carnegie, AICP/PP, Rutgers University Voorhees Transportation Center

Location: Online

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Making TOD Real: Planning & Building Transit-Oriented Development in NJ

May 30, 2019
9:30 amto12:00 pm

NJTOD.org and Downtown New Jersey will be hosting a panel discussion on implementing successful TOD projects in New Jersey.

Location: Edward J. Bloustein School
James J. Florio Forum
33 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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