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Monday, October 23, 2017

Enviro-Events Calendar for October 23, 2017

Environmental seminars, forums, education, networking and social opportunities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York & Delaware 

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October 23, 2017
New Brunswick, NJ (Rutgers University)
Contact: Carol Broccoli,
Green infrastructure stormwater management is widely promoted by state and federal agencies as the proper way to control, treat and reduce stormwater runoff and its associated problems. However, there are challenges to correctly designing, constructing and maintaining these "advanced stormwater management systems." These challenges often lead to failures or conditions that compromise the functionality of such BMPs, fostering a reluctance to adopt green infrastructure stormwater management techniques for either new development or redevelopment projects. This course focuses on the proper design, construction and maintenance of various green infrastructure stormwater BMPs, offering a number of actual constructed systems to support their feasibility and applicability in different development settings. More information here

October 27, 2017
CIANJ 90th Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Hilton Woodcliff Lake - Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey 
Reception: 11:30 - 12:15Program: 12:15 - 2
Register Here 

October 27, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Camden County Parks Environmental Center
1301 Park Blvd., Cherry Hill, NJ  08002  |
A presentation
 by Rutgers Master Gardeners of Camden County.  Learn about the importance of Fall bulbs. Marge Miller, Master Gardener, Class of 2010 will be the speaker. $10/ household fee. Checks can be mailed to the office payable to Master Gardeners of Camden County. Attention: Becki Szkotak. For more information and to register, call the Master Gardeners' office at 856-216-7130 or e-mail: Also see website:

October 27  2017
Sandy Hook Spooky Walk
7- 9 p.m.
Building 18, Officers Row, Fort Hancock
Get into the Halloween spirit with a moonlight walk around Historic Fort Hancock, where ghosts have been known to linger. Under the guidance of Jeff Dement, American Littoral Society Fish Tagging Director, participants will learn some history of Sandy Hook, as well as where all the bodies are buried. After the walk, participants can gather at Littoral Society headquarters for cider and fall snacks. Contact for Tickets: 732-291-0055 Cost: $5 per person

November 2, 2017
New Jersey WasteWise Business Network   
9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
New Jersey Forensic Science Technology Center Auditorium
1200 Negron Drive, Hamilton, NJ 08691 (Mercer County).
9:30 a.m   Welcome and Update – Steve Rinaldi, WasteWise Chair, NJDEP, Bureau of Energy and Sustainability
9:40 a.m.  The New Jersey Sustainable Business Registry – Helaine Barr, NJDEP, Bureau of Energy and Sustainability
9:50 a.m.  “Upcycled” Products and Event Recycling Strategies – Renee Hansen, Founder, Hipcycle Upcycled Products and Spinfish Event Solutions
10:20 a.m.  Contamination of the Recycling Stream and the “Recycle Often, Recycle Right” Educational Campaign – Representative from Waste Management, Inc.
10:50 a.m.  Break
11:05 a.m. Zero Waste Strategies and Certification -  Sue Beets-Atkinson, Zero Waste Advisory Council Chair, Green Business Certification Inc.
11:45 a.m.  Campbell Soup Company’s Appetizing Waste Reduction and Recycling Program – Michael E. Downs, Environmental Sustainability Analyst, Campbell Soup Co
12:15 p.m. Adjourn/Networking/Open Discussion
Please feel free to forward this email to anyone that you believe might be interested in attending the meeting, whether they work for your company or organization or work outside your company or organization.  No fee to attend this meeting or any of our meetings!  Note:  Those individuals who are NJ Certified Recycling Professionals will earn 2.5 recertification credits for attending this meeting! Note:  GPS and Driving Directions  – If for some reason, your GPS does not recognize 1200 Negron Drive in Hamilton, NJ, 08691, please try Horizon Drive, Hamilton NJ 08691.  The facility is in the Horizon Center on Rt. 130. Please RSVP to Steven Rinaldi at

November 3, 2017
Regulatory Training In Underground Storage Tanks

Montclair, NJ (Montclair State University)
Contact:  Julianne Mosolgo,
Stay current with New Jersey's UST regulatory requirements and help your company and clients avoid costly penalties and fines.  This NJDEP approved course fulfills the NJDEP course requirement for regulatory training and must be taken within one year prior to renewal.

November 4, 2017
5K Run/Walk for Recycling
Association of NJ Recyclers
Family friendly event
Prizes for top-three
male & female runners
USATF- certified course
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ
Registration/T-Shirt pickup: 8 a.m.
Run/Walk: 9 a.m.
More info at: 908-722-7575
Or email us at:

November 9, 2017
GIS Data Submittal Requirements & Application of NJ-GEOWEB for the LSRP
Montclair, NJ (Montclair State University)
Contact:  Julianne Mosolgo,
This half-day interactive computer workshop is team taught by NJDEPs Site Remediation Waste Management Program (SRWMP) GIS staff and explores SRWMP GIS data submittal requirements, common problems encountered with these submittals and the various GIS layers created and maintained by SRWMP.

November 11, 2017
Building a Sustainable Future: Strategies for a Successful Community
12:30 p.m.- 4 p.m. 
Rowan College at Burlington County
Votta Hall, 900 College Circle
Mount Laurel, NJ Join Sustainability enthusiasts to learn, share, and network about ways to improve your community's Sustainability. Tri-County Sustainability Alliance and Rowan College of Burlington County are joining forces to bring you this free event. A wide variety of non-profit groups will share free resources on programs, training, tours, and more. Learning, sharing, and networking will be highlights. Event is free with delicious light snacks included. Registration and more information here  

  • November 14, 2017The Horticultural Society of South Jersey- "Bonsai for Beginners" presented by Thomas DeSimone. The program will cover very basic points of bonsai--its history, concepts, styles, basic work and tools used, some of the great bonsai artists and places to visit.  Tom will be showcasing some of his trees.  Free. Public. 
    7:15 p.m.
    Carmen Tilelli Hall
    820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
    For more info, check the website: or call 856-816-8508

November 15
, 2017
Fire Cider--Tasting, Demo & Giveaway

7-9 pm.
Haddon Township Library
15 MacArthur Blvd, Haddon Township, NJ 08108
When is the best time to prepare for the cold winter months? NOW! Join the "Seed to Sovereignty" movement and learn how to make the warming winter tonic, fire cider. After the demonstration and instruction there will be an opportunity to taste a finished batch of this powerful home remedy. One lucky attendee will leave with a special door prize. Free and open to the public; bring a friend!

November 17, 2017
New Jersey Real Estate & Corporate Transactions: The Role of the LSRP and the Attorney
Montclair, NJ (Montclair State University)
Contact:  Julianne Mosolgo, 973-842-7720mosolgo@cpesmontclair.comIn this morning session you will learn about what due diligence to perform in your purchase and sale transactions and methods for dealing with environmental issues that may arise with an emphasis on how the environmental professionals facilitate the transaction.

November 17, 2017
Mandatory Ethics Credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals
Montclair, NJ (Montclair State University)
Contact:  Julianne Mosolgo,
This half-day afternoon program is specifically designed to satisfy the requirements of the Board Rules (NJAC 7:26I-4.4b.1) and will educate an LSRP on the differences between ethical and unethical behavior as they apply to obligations within SRRA. The course will be instructed by notable LSRPs and environmental attorneys well versed in the workings and requirements of the Site Remediation Program in NJ.

November 18, 2017 
Surf Fishing Clinic
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 Join Jeff Dement, Tagging Director for the American Littoral Society, for a day of surf fishing and instruction on the beach. He'll cover the basics of casting, knot tying, lure/bait selection, and "reading" a beach. All skill levels will be accommodated. Rods, reels and tackle will be provided, but bring your own if you have it. Children under 18 are welcome with a supervising adult. 
Coffee and doughnuts will be provided but please bring your lunch.
Contact for Tickets: 732-291-0055 or Cost: $20 for ALS members. $60 for non-members.

November 29, 2017
Remediation of Emerging Contaminants: Trends In Science & Regulations
Bordentown, NJ (Eco-Complex)
Contact:  Julianne Mosolgo,
This program will provide a comprehensive look at the latest developments regarding Emerging Contaminants, including their characterization and current developments in remediation.

December 1, 2017
LSRP Obligations, Requirements & Use Of Professional Judgment
Montclair, NJ (Montclair State University)
Contact:  Julianne Mosolgo,
This course will examine the legal and regulatory requirements of LSRPs, the opportunities to use professional judgment, and will explore cases where professional judgment was employed. A panel of LSRPs, attorneys, and NJDEP representatives will give their views on the appropriate use of professional judgment.

December 1, 2017
Save the Date - Details to come

December 7, 2017
Ecological Risk Assessment for Site Remediation
Montclair, NJ (Montclair State University)
Contact:  Julianne Mosolgo,
This program will provide a concise overview of ecological risk assessment (ERA) as it applies to site remediation. Students will be walked through the tiered ERA process, including the screening level Ecological Evaluation (EE) and baseline ERA as outlined in the NJDEP and USEPA guidance.

December 7, 2017
New Jersey Highlands Council
4 p.m.
100 North Road, Route 513
Chester, New Jersey.
Agendas and related materials will be posted on the Council’s website 

December 8, 2017
Technical & Regulatory Aspects of Remediating Environmentally Sensitive Areas

Montclair, NJ (Montclair State University)
Contact:  Julianne Mosolgo,
Learn how to clean up an environmentally sensitive area in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Students will be taught how to select the proper remedial method based on the source of the contaminant, practicability, cost, intrusiveness, and long-term effectiveness.

January 22-23, 2018
New Brunswick, NJ (Rutgers University)
Contact: Suzanne Hills,
This 2-day course gives you the opportunity to increase your wetland expertise by learning to identify vegetation during the winter months! Through a combination of classroom and field training, nationally recognized wetland expert Ralph Tiner will give you the tools to gain a competitive edge in the field of wetland delineation all year long.
By examining criteria such as bark, twigs, and other leafless characteristics, you'll learn how to positively identify wetland plants even when winter conditions eliminate leaves as a distinguishing feature. More information here 

March 2, 2018

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