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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2017 Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve BioBlitz

June 03, 2017 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Ernie L. Oros Wildlife Preserve

Omar Avenue, Avenel, Woodbridge Township


Woodbridge Township is partnering with the Rutgers Wildlife Conservation and Management Program to host the 2017 Ernie Oros Wildlife Preserve BioBlitz, a 24 hour race against time where teams of scientists, students and community members come together to find and identify as many species as possible in an area.

For more details, click here.

Questions?  Call 732-602-6057 or email Thomas.Flynn@twp.

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Bordentown City Green Fair

June 10, 2017 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Carslake Community Center

207 Crosswicks Street, Bordentown, NJ 08505

The Bordentown City Green Fair will return for the eighth year with more than 60 vendors and exhibits designed to educate and encourage people of all ages to adopt a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle. The Green Fair is a free event sponsored by the Bordentown City Green Team and the Bordentown City Environmental Commission. The event is accessible via the Bordentown RiverLINE station.

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Creative Placemaking Series: Workshop #1 –Introduction to Placemaking

May 24, 2017 - 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

One Newark Center Newark, NJ


Join Together North Jersey for the first of a three-part series of workshops on Creative Placemaking as a tool to foster economic benefits in a community.    This first session introduces the overarching placemaking process.

This workshop will show how placemaking can be used by communities to engage residents, businesses, visitors, government and other stakeholders to develop strategies for creating exciting vibrant places that promote local growth and prosperity.  Hear from speakers who are experts in creative placemaking strategies, local community leaders who have implemented creative placemaking, and learn about strategies that will help you to implement “Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper Solutions” that don’t cost a lot of money and will assist you to begin to make small changes quickly.

Click here for a complete description of the program.

Event Type: Conferences
Event Category: Other Events

2017 Smart Growth Awards Celebration

June 07, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Hahne & Co. Building

50 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102


New Jersey Future's 2017 Smart Growth Awards celebration will be Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at the newly renovated Hahne & Co. Building (a 2016 winner!) in Newark. Click here for more information.

Event Type: Conferences
Event Category: Other Events

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