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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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

Countdown to Certification: Make Sure You're Ready!

May 31, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm



The clock is ticking...and the June 4 application deadline is rapidly approaching. 

If you have last minute questions about the certification process, Sustainable Jersey is here to help. This webinar will review what you need to know to insure that your application process is as smooth as possible. Topics covered include: 2017 submission and review cycle; steps for submitting an application in June and throughout the remainder of the year; overview of uploading documentation and submitting the application; and your questions.

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

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

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

Sustainable Sips

June 07, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Oaklyn Manor Bar

198 W Clinton Ave, Oaklyn, NJ 08107

*This is a Tri-County Sustainability Alliance event (the Burlington-Camden-Gloucester hub)

The Tri-County Sustainability Alliance will host this networking event with local sustainability enthusiasts for those living in Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties. Meet other green team, environmental committee members, and and municipal representatives from around the area to share ideas, learn what's worked in their towns, share your town's accomplishments in sustainability, and more! Light refreshments will be provided, but each person pays for their own drinks and other food.  Oaklyn Manor Bar will be serving a specially created drink for this event and products from the local Tonewood Brewery will be available. No registration is required for this free event.

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

2017 New Jersey Sustainability Summit

June 21, 2017 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

The College of New Jersey

2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08628


The 2017 New Jersey Sustainability Summit will explore how coordinated local action can achieve an increased collective impact. This event brings together a unique mix of public and private, state and local partners to support communities in achieving remarkable progress.  For detailed information and to register, visit the Sustainability Summit page here.

Our Summit Sponsors are: Investors Bank and Church & Dwight.

Event Type: Conferences
Event Categories: Annual Event, Sustainable Jersey Events and Trainings

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