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NJ Wildlife & Conservation Conference

June 06, 2014 - 8:00 am to June 08, 2014 - 12:18 pm

Tropicana Casino & Resort, Atlantic City

2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

This is an event of the Conservation Wildlife Foundation of NJ, the NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife, and NJ State Federation of Sportsmen's Club. Pre-registration required. There is a fee.

REGISTER  Fees apply.

The 2nd Annual New Jersey Wildlife & Conservation Conference is currently in the planning stages.  Calls for papers, speakers, etc. are going on now.  Find out more.

Details that are confirmed:  Friday afternoon - Charles Alsheimer for a program on wildlife and nature photography and Saturday morning - a special program on whitetail deer.

Event Type: Conferences
Event Category: Other Events

State of New Jersey Superstorm Sandy Public Hearing

February 11, 2014 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Richard Stockton College of New Jersey - Performing Arts Center (PAC)

101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ

February 12, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

New Jersey Institute of Technology - Campus Center

141 Summit Street, Newark, NJ

February 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Brookdale Community College - Robert J. Collins Arena and Recreation & Events Center

765 Newman Springs Road, Middletown, NJ

*This event will be repeated in three locations:



The State of New Jersey will hold three public hearings to solicit public comments on the State's plan for the allocation and expenditure of $1.46 billion in Superstorm Sandy recovery funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The State will also accept public comment on a proposal to provide rental assistance in the form of tenant-based vouchers for Sandy-impacted households. State cabinet officials will provide an overview of proposed allocations and priorities.

Read the State's plan to allocate this money.

These hearings are open to the public.  You do not have to register before hand.  However, if you plan to make a public comment, you must sign up here

Pre-registration closes at NOON on the day before each hearing. However, on site registration will be available.

Download the NJ Recovery Fund's flier which explains it all.

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Together North Jersey Joint Standing Committees Meeting

February 14, 2014 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Elizabeth Campus of Union County College

5th Floor of the Elizabeth Kellogg building 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ

This is a Together North Jersey meeting. Advanced notice is recommended.


Together North Jersey is an unprecedented planning initiative currently underway in the 13-county North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority region of New Jersey. 

Through open forums Together North Jersey and its members will create a comprehensive and balanced plan that invests in the region’s existing communities where housing, jobs, educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities are made more easily accessible to most residents without having to drive to them. Learn more.

This event is a joint meeting of the Standing Committees.  If you are not currently a member of a Standing Committee, but would like to join, please fill out this online form or contact Miriam Salerno at

Event Type: Networking
Event Category: Other Events

Rebuild by Design Community Workshops

January 30, 2014 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

New Port Comfort Fire Company #1

192 Carr Ave., Keansburg, NJ 07734

January 30, 2014 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Toms River Township Town Hall

L. Manuel Hirshblond Meeting Room, 2nd floor 33 Washington St., Toms River, NJ 08753

This is a Rutgers' NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance event. There are two locations for this event:

Help create a more resilient Jersey Shore.  These workshops are open to the public.

Rebuild by Design, an initiative of President Obama's Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is aimed at identifying the unique structural and environmental vulnerabilities Hurricane Sandy exposed in communities throughout the region.

These FREE workshops are sponsored by the Sasaki/Rutgers/Arup Team.

Contact:  Brie Hensold,

To learn more about Rebuild By Design click here.

To learn more about the Sasaki/Rutgers/Arup team's work click here.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

Webinar: Valuing Ecosystem Services in the Face of Climate Change

January 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm


This is an and EcoAdapt webinar.


To correctly value ecosystem services both today and when considering future climate change and adaptation strategies, we must properly account for service supply by ecosystems, demand by people, and service flows from ecosystems to people.

This webinar will present two case studies from North Carolina and Hawaii that show the use of two spatially explicit approaches to providing this information: a biophysical modeling tool, the Artificial Intelligence for Ecosystem Services (ARIES) system and a survey-based approach to map cultural ecosystem services, Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES).

These modeling and valuation tools are being used in partnership with several Federal agencies to answer questions about climate change and adaptation in coastal North Carolina and for coral reefs in Maui.

Learn more about ARIES at and SolVES at

Event Type: Webinars
Event Category: Other Events

Small Business Recovery Strategies

January 28, 2014 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm


This free webinar is geared towards economic development resource providers, as part of the International Economic Development Council's 2013 Disaster Preparedness and Economic Recovery Webinar Series.


Do you know what an economic development organization (EDO) should do first to help its small businesses after a disaster? What is the timing for such assistance? What are the critical factors that should be taken into account when pulling together resources?

This webinar will teach you:


  • The major types of services and resources small businesses need immediately following a disaster
  • Correct timing and delivery of services and resources so that it is most useful
  • Scaling up services and resources for long term business support

To register for this FREE webinar, and for more information, visit IDEC's website.

Event Type: Webinars
Event Category: Other Events

Harvesting the Rain: Reducing Runoff with Green Infrastructure

January 24, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Bordentown Community Center


This is an ANJEC event. Advance registration is required.


The workshops will explore the efficacy of green infrastructure in controlling stormwater, reducing flooding, protecting water quality and improving the resilience of NJ communities in a changing climate.

In these workshops you will:


  • Learn about green infrastructure techniques and their application in New Jersey
  • Hear practical case studies of environmental commission projects

Registration fees:  ANJEC Members: $10 | Non-Members: $15

*If your Environmental Commission is on the ANJEC Workshop Plan there is no charge to attend.

More detailed information can be found on their website, or contact or 973-539-7547.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

Stand Up for the Bay

January 30, 2014 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Engineering Conference Room, 3rd Floor

129 Hooper Avenue Toms River,NJ 08753 USA

February 27, 2014 - 4:30 pm to January 27, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Engineering Conference Room, 3rd Floor

129 Hooper Avenue Toms River,NJ 08753 USA

March 27, 2014 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Engineering Conference Room, 3rd Floor

129 Hooper Avenue Toms River,NJ 08753 USA

This is a monthly meeting of the Ocean County Natural Land Trust Fund Advisory Meeting.

The goal of The Natural Lands Trust Fund is to encourage the establishment of a system of protected lands which, in combination with the Farmlands Preservation Program, enhances the quality of life in Ocean County by:


  • Helping to maintain the County's rural characteristics
  • Protecting critical environmental resources
  • Maintaining and enhancing active agriculture
  • Buffering areas that are not compatible with development

For more details about the meeting, visit Save Barnegat Bay's website.

If you're interested in attending, contact Mark Villinger, Principal Planner - 732-929-2054 x3055.

Get more information about the OC Natural Land Trust Fund.

Event Type: Conferences
Event Category: Other Events

Stream Protection - Planning and Management Issues

January 22, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Register with ANJEC

This is an ANJEC webinar.

This webinar will explore what environmental commissions can do to protect local waterways. The presentation will cover how watersheds work, state and local regulations to protect streams, and the differences between strategies to protect headwaters and those to enhance urban waterways



  • ANJEC Highlands Project Director Dave Peifer

  • ANJEC Water Resource Project Director Nancy Lawler 



Registration fees:


$10 -ANJEC Members

$15 -Non-members

If your commission is on the ANJEC Workshop Plan, there is no charge to participate.


For more information or to register, email ANJEC, or call 973-539-7547.

Event Type: Webinars
Event Category: Other Events

Emergency Management Basic Workshop

May 05, 2014 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Address and Venue TBD

This is a NJ Emergency Preparedness Association event.

An eight hour introductory course for personnel who are new to the field of emergency management.

Subject material will include New Jersey Emergency Management Laws and Directives, the Integrated Emergency Management System, the Role of the Emergency Management Coordinator, Training, Exercising Programs and Disaster Recovery. This course may be attended by all New Jersey personnel in the emergency management field.

Visit NJEPA's website for more information.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events