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 10, 2018 - 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Tatum Park, Heath Room (Monmouth County)151 Red Hill Road, Middletown, NJ 07748
March 17, 2018 - 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Roxbury Community Center (Morris County)72 Eyeland Avenue Roxbury, NJ 07852
March 24, 2018 - 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Washington Twp. Municipal Bldg. (Gloucester County)523 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, NJ 08080
REGISTER - Cost: $45; FREE to ANJEC members
The Association of Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) and other experts will hold this training focused on Environmental Commissions (EC). Topics include: responsibilities and powers of an EC; funding opportunities; site plan review; creating/updating and ERI/NRI; Municipal Master Plan; and reviewing and updating ordinances. Points are eligible in the Sustainable Jersey program for completion of the Environmental Commission, EC Site Plan Review, and Natural Resources Inventory action. For more information, visit their website.
April 12, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 6:20 pm
The College of New Jersey, Mayo Concert HallThe College of New Jersey 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing , NJ 08628
REGISTER- not required
The College of New Jersey, will host Dr. Vandana Shiva, an internationally renowned environmentalist and advocate for food justice, biodiverse agriculture, and small farms the evening of Thursday, April 12, for a Keynote Address following a day of dialogue presentations. A leader in efforts to build international networks among groups marginalized by global economic forces, Shiva advises governments and organizations globally, including Women’s Environment and Development Organization and the Asia Pacific People’s Environment Movement. Among her awards are the Alternative Nobel Prize and the Sydney Peace Prize. She has authored more than 20 books, including Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit (2002), Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace (2005), and Soil Not Oil (2008). If you would like to submit questions in advance to Dr. Shiva, email Janet Gray at email@example.com.
Sustainable Jersey is housed within the Sustainability Institute at The College of New Jersey.
May 19, 2018 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Island Beach State ParkRoute 35 South, Seaside Park, NJ 08752
May 20, 2018 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium22 Magruder Road, Highlands, NJ 07732
REGISTER - FREE
New Jersey Natural Gas will hold its 15th annual Ocean Fun Days at the Jersey Shore. Enjoy hands-on exhibits, classes, nature tours and children's activities. Learn from marine scientists, researchers and environmentalist how to preserve our coastal resources so we can all continue to enjoy them for years to come. Bring the entire family. You'll have oceans of fun! For more information click here.