Sustainable Jersey Upcoming Events

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.

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Monmouth County Green Team Esteem

June 29, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Monmouth County Ag Building

4000 Kozloski Road, Freehold, NJ

*This is a Monmouth Hub event.

Monmouth County Planning Department, Americorps and the NJ Watershed Ambassador Program are teaming up with Sustainable Jersey's Monmouth County Hub to offer green teams and environmental commissions a chance to network and highlight your successes.  Learn from what other towns are doing around the county while meeting your counterparts!

Download the flier here.

Contact Alexis Bowman for more details, or if your green team would like to be highlighted: Alexis.Bowman@co.monmouth.nj.us, 732-431-7460 x7466

Event Type: Networking
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events and Trainings

The Art of Sustainability: Creative Placemaking and Your Community

July 26, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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This webinar will provide an overview of all of the arts and creative culture actions in the Sustainable Jersey program, and will focus on the newest action, Municipal Commitments to Arts and Creative Culture.  This action rewards municipalities for building a more welcoming environment for artistic and cultural activity through land use ordinances and other regulations, contractual relationships with cultural organizations, municipal ownership of spaces reserved for cultural and creative activities, tax abatements that help creative people to live or work in the community, and art-specific strategies in the municipality’s Master Plan.

Speakers will talk about how they have utilized their creative assets to make their communities more vibrant, both economically and artistically.

Event Type: Webinars
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events and Trainings

Resources to Jump Start Your Vacant Property Redevelopment

July 19, 2017 - 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Mott MacDonald Training Facility

111 Wood Avenue, South Iselin, NJ

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Join the Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast (BCONE) for a seminar on financial and technical resources available to New Jersey municipalities and redevelopers to accomplish sustainable remediation and redevelopment. Presenters include government officials who manage generous incentives programs and well-versed attorneys with knowledge of the newest financial tools, insurance products and other risk management instruments.  The session, which will provide Professional Continuing Education Credits for many, will be followed by a networking reception that celebrates the best of New Jersey’s summer.

The seminar content could support municipal progress on the Brownfields suite of Sustainable Jersey actions. 


Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Events where Sustainable Jersey is speaking

New Jersey Electric School Bus Workshop

July 18, 2017 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

FEA Conference Center

12 Centre Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

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At this workshop experts will present on the basics of electric school buses, funding and procurement, & best practices for deployment.

This free event is co-sponsored by Sustainable Jersey, the New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition, and the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation.  Click here for the flyer.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Co-Sponsored Events

Jersey Water Works Membership Meeting

July 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

New Jersey City University Business School

147 Harborside Financial Center Platform, Jersey City, NJ 07302

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The second annual Jersey Water Works Membership Meeting will bring together more than 100 attendees on July 18 at the New Jersey City University Business School in Jersey City to join us as we brainstorm ways to make faster progress, celebrate the work of the collaborative and its members, and learn from national experts!

Register today and stay tuned for a full agenda and speakers! You can learn more about last year's meeting here.

 



Event Type: Conferences
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Co-Sponsored Events

Asking the Right Questions in Stormwater Review

July 12, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Hackettstown Community Center

293 Main Street Hackettstown, NJ 07840

REGISTER - $15 for commissions/committees not on the ANJEC workshop plan

The Association of Environmental Commissions (ANJEC), along with professional staff from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) Water Resources Program, will host this workshop highlighting steps to guide your municipality to ensure that new development is in compliance with the NJ stormwater management regulations. There will be an opportunity to ask specific questions on new development plans in your municipality.

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

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