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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Enviro-Events Calendar for November 19, 2017

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

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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
Information, Agenda and Registration Here
The third annual Jersey Water Works Conference will bring together more than 300 state and local decision-makers, practitioners and stakeholders to:
  • Amplify the importance of upgrading New Jersey's water infrastructure
  • Explore innovative solutions and national models
  • Celebrate the progress of Jersey Water Works in achieving statewide impact

December 2, 2017

Help the Littoral Society Male Shell Bags
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Contact for Tickets: Quinn Whitesall at  Cost: Free
The American Littoral Society is bagging shell once again for a fifth intertidal reef that will be built this coming Spring off one of our horseshoe crab beach restoration projects along the Delaware Bay. We have the materials but need some helping hands to fill shell bags. These reefs will provide calmer waters for horseshoe crab spawning and will provide habitat for juvenile fish and invertebrate species. They also reduce wave force, which has reduced sand erosion at some of our other beach restoration sites. Work will involve cutting and tying bags, filling mesh bags with shells, and stacking the bags. The work will be dirty and a bit smelly and will occur on the docks of the Maurice River, so be sure to dress appropriately. The shell bags we produce will weigh approximately 20 pounds each. Lunch will be provided for all volunteers. For additional questions, please contact Quinn Whitesall  Link:

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.

December 9, 2017

Winter Bird Walk
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
 175-10 Cross Bay Boulevard Broad Channel, NY
Contact for Tickets: Don Riepe at 917-371-8577 or   Cost: Free
Join Don Riepe, Director of the American Littoral Society Northeast Chapter for a digital slide program on the many species of birds and other wildlife that can be found at the refuge in the winter. The slide show will be followed by a hike around the refuge ponds to see ducks, geese and other wintering birds. For information and reservation call Don at 917-371-8577 or email: This program is in partnership with New York City Audubon and Gateway National Recreation Area. Link:

December 16, 2017
American Littoral Society's Northeast Chapter Annual Holiday Party
50 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Contact for Tickets: Elizabeth Stoehr 718-474-0896 or
Cost: $55 per person. $25 for children under 16
Description: Save the date for the American Littoral Society Northeast Chapter annual holiday party. The evening will include buffet dinner, soft drinks, adult beverages, music, raffle prizes, and an “Ugly Auction.”  Contact Elizabeth Stoehr at 718-474-0896 or e-mail for information and reservations. Link:

January 1, 2018

New Year’s Day Walk
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Location: Sandy Hook, NJ
Contact for Tickets: 732-291-0055  Cost: Free 
Join the American Littoral Society at Sandy Hook, NJ for a brisk hike along the beach, dunes and woods to welcome in the New Year. The walk will begin at Building 18 on Officers Row (Littoral Society HQ). Expect to walk about three miles. Dress for the weather.  After the walk, everyone can warm up at the Littoral Society HQ with hot dogs and hot cocoa. Potluck dessert contributions welcome. Call 732-291-0055 to make your reservation.

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 

January 23-24, 2018
New Jersey Site Remediation Conference   

Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hyatt, New Brunswick, NJ

2 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901This is a two-day, power-packed conference being held on January 23rd - 24th, 2018 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Join your colleagues, peers, clients, service providers, and the New Jersey LSRPA for an incredible lineup of amazing new courses, dynamic guest speakers, and awesome entertainment. You don't want to miss it! What is special about January 2018?  The majority of LSRPs need to obtain their continuing education credits to renew their licenses in 2018.  To make getting those CECs easy for you, we have lots of continuing education courses under one roof! We’re even offering some evening courses on January 23, for those of you who can’t dedicate the regular work-day to education. At no other event will you experience such high-value education and training while having so much fun and enhancing your relationships with other professionals in your field. Our commitment is to offer you a wonderful opportunity to network with other environmental professionals while providing the convenience of adding much needed Ethics, Technical and Regulatory CECs to your roster for license renewal. List of course and other information 
LSRPA Members: $85 (price increases to $120 after January 3, 2018)
Non-Members: $220 (price increases to $290 after January 3, 2018)

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