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.
March 01, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
This webinar will help municipalities understand the changes to the suite of energy actions in the Sustainable Jersey program for the 2017 cycle. Learn about changes to existing actions as well as about new actions which have been added to the program. Find out how to maximize your points, and make strides to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save money!
March 23, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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April 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
ONLINE - Go To Meeting
May 16, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 am
ONLINE - Go To Meeting
Sustainable Jersey staff will be available for “Technical Assistance Calls” on the revisions to the suite of Energy Actions, so if your green team has questions about what is needed for certification on these actions, mark your calendars and call in. You don't need to register -- just use the information below to join the call.
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March 29, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
The triple bottom line benefits of green infrastructure and other ecological approaches to flood management and erosion control are becoming increasingly important given the trends in heavier precipitation events, increasingly intense storms and sea level rise. This webinar will feature a team of ecologists, engineers and planners who have been working with NJ coastal communities for the past two years on strategies to help minimize flood risks, protect fish & wildlife habitats and strengthen overall community resilience to coastal flooding.
This webinar has been made possible through a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the “Building Ecological Solutions to Community Coastal Hazards” program administered by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection.
February 28, 2017 - 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Ocean County Library101 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ 08753
This Greater Mercer TMA workshop will highlight how complete streets improve livability, health, safety and congestion, and how to move from passing a Complete Streets resolution to implementation. Sustainable Jersey's Resiliency Program Director, Linda Weber, will participate as a workshop panelist. For more information, visit their website.
March 15, 2017 - 7:00 am to 6:30 pm
The Mac Mahon Student Center at Saint Peter’s University
Cross-sector leaders will gather for the inaugural Summit on Economic Development, Placemaking and Innovation to discuss the areas driving municipal innovation – economic, community and cultural development.
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May 05, 2017 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Thriving Together, the next Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit, will focus on how creative placemaking can improve quality of life for disadvantaged people, successful partnerships, and maintaining and growing creative placemaking over the long term. The Leadership Summit focuses on the 'how to' of creative placemaking. Sustainable Jersey will be running a session on the suite of actions related to creative placemaking.
Creative Placemaking Leadership Summits bring together people from many different fields -- arts, public affairs, urban planning, real estate development and more -- to explore ways to make communities better through arts and culture. The Summit offers 'how-to' information through workshops, presentations, and other formats. There is also plenty of time to build your network of creative placemakers. For more information, visit their website.
March 10, 2017 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hyatt RegencyTwo Albany Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA 08901
REGISTER - $110 for NJ Future members, municipal employees, and non-profits; $150 for non-members. Ticket prices increase after February 17
New Jersey Future's Redevelopment Forum is a daylong conference that brings together more than 500 municipal and state leaders and leading professionals in planning, development, law, transportation, architecture, construction, environmental conservation and historic preservation to share best practices and lessons learned. Sustainable Jersey's Program Director for Community Engagement, Lauren Skowronski, is participating on the panel discussion, "Data-Driven Cities: Effective Civic Engagement and Decision-Making.
Questions: contact Marianne Jann at 609-393-0008, ext. 101.
March 31, 2017 - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Hopewell Municipal Complex, Auditorium201 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, NJ
REGISTER by March 24 by emailing Lisa Simms at LSimms@NJTreeFoundation.org
The New Jersey Tree Foundation and Public Service Electric & Gas are offering this FREE seminar on planting the right tree, in the right place, the right way. Topics include the importance of utility mark-outs prior to planting, Emerald Ash Borer, vegetation management policies for safe and reliable delivery of electric service, and ash tree re-use. This seminar is worth 3 Continuing Education Units needed for Sustainable Jersey's Community Forestry Plan and Tree Cover Goal action.
April 08, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hope Township School Gym320 Johnsonburg Road, Hope, NJ 07844
The Hope Township Green Team will host this green fair and offer free paper shredding; Project Medicine Drop, electronic waste, clothing, housewares, books, sheets, blankets, cleaning supplies, and pet item collections; a Green Market, informative tables, and a t-shirt totes demo and give-away.
April 23, 2017 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Papaianni Park100 Municipal Boulevard Edison, NJ 08817
The 2017 Annual Edison Earth Day Celebration will be co-presented by the Township of Edison, Edison Sustainable Jersey Green Team (ESJGT), Edison Clean Communities Program (ECCP) and Edison Township Environmental Commission (ETEC). The free, annual, outdoor, green/sustainable event will be staged at Papaianni Park. A number of green/sustainable Presenters, Exhibitors, Vendors and Speakers are also planned. Event activities include: Volunteer Plantings, Site Cleaning, Organic Debris Consolidation and many other Green/Sustainable Actions; On-Site Air/Soil/Water Environmental Testing; Eco-Tour and Discussion of Papaianni Lake; Rock Wall and Bunge; Bounce Tent; Concurrent EREC Fishing Derby; MCDEH Rain Barrel Demonstration/Free Raffle; and other green/sustainable activities.