Sustainable Jersey and its program partners regularly host trainings and events that support progress toward Sustainable Jersey certification. You can also post FREE events that are open to the general public that would be of interest to the Sustainable Jersey community by clicking on "Add Event" at right. This link will only appear if you are logged into the website. Click on "Sign in or sign up" on the top left of this page to log in.
January 09, 2020 - 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Rowan College of South Jersey - CumberlandThe George P. Luciano Family Center for Public Service - Forum Room 3322 College Drive Vineland, NJ 08360
This FREE full-day training features an overview of complete streets and the many resources available to assist municipal elected officials, administrators, engineers, planners and others in advancing complete streets initiatives.
This training is a collaborative effort by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, Sustainable Jersey, the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University, and the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Attendees qualify for New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Continuing Competency credits (CPC’s) and AICP Certification Maintenance (CM) – self-reporting credits through Rutgers University. For more information click here.
January 22, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Haddonfield Borough Hall
The Tri-County Sustainability Alliance, a Sustainable Jersey regional hub, will hold an Energy Efficiency Summit which will focus on programs, incentives and strategies to save money while lowering individual & community greenhouse gas emissions. This event will teach attendees how to identify where their business or home is wasting energy with little-to-no cost solutions, lower utility bills, make living spaces more comfortable, and secure rebates for old appliances. This will include a chance to network as well as a session featuring speakers from New Jersey Clean Energy Program and South Jersey Gas. For more information, click here.
January 29, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Find out what is new in the Sustainable Jersey program for the New Year! This webinar will cover program updates, including revised actions since 2017, and shed light on new actions to be released in 2020.
February 05, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Calling all registered towns! Have you been thinking that 2020 is the year your town will join the over 200 Sustainable Jersey certified municipalities that are making progress toward a more sustainable future? Would you like to receive the prestigious Sustainable Jersey certification at this years’ League of Municipalities Conference? This webinar will share proven strategies and tools to help map out a path to certification within six to twelve months.
February 10, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
February 11, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
REGISTER - for Monday, February 10th at 7:00pm
REGISTER- for Tuesday, February 11th at 11:00am
Is your town’s certification expiring in 2020, and/or does your municipality wish to maintain its green team activities and certification? Now is the time to start planning for recertification! This webinar will provide information to help you avoid a lapse and/or maintain your certification.
February 19, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Municipalities that are interested in attaining silver certification (whether they are currently certified at the bronze level or are just beginning to work on their certification) should attend this webinar to get tips from silver certified municipalities and Sustainable Jersey staff. Hear about how other towns have achieved the prestigious silver designation, and learn about actions that can fast track you on the path to silver!
December 18, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
This webinar hosted by the New Jersey Urban & Community Forestry program will highlight the Annual Accomplishment Report required to earn annual accreditation with the Community Forestry Program. The webinar will walk participants through the steps of filling out the form and focus on sections such as the budget and timeline. One NJUCF CEU will be awarded to webinar attendees. Completion of the Annual Accomplishment Report, completion of eight CEUs, and a current community forestry management plan are required to earn accreditation with the Community Forestry Program, which is eligible for 10 to 20 in Sustainable Jersey’s Community Forestry Management Plan and NJUCF Accreditation action.
December 19, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
This webinar hosted by the New Jersey Urban & Community Forestry program will highlight the new Arbor Day Tree City USA Portal and how to use it to complete/renew a Tree City USA status. One NJUCF CEU will be awarded to webinar attendees. Completion of 8 CEUs is required to earn accreditation with the Community Forestry Program, which is eligible for 10 to 20 in Sustainable Jersey’s Community Forestry Management Plan and NJUCF Accreditation action.
March 04, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
You've got your green team - what's next? This session will talk about recruiting, training, and retaining volunteers; promoting the work of your green team; keeping your green team active during transitions; and the pros and cons of starting your own 501(c)3 non-profit. This is an extended version of the presentation from the 2018 Sustainability Summit.