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



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September 24, 2013

Reptiles & Amphibians of the Pines
7 p.m. 
Pinelands Preservation Alliance
17 Pemberton Road
Southampton NJ  08088 
Join Bob Ferguson, President of the Northeast chapter of the North American Field Herping Association, for a presentation about the reptiles and amphibians (collectively known as herptiles) of the Pine Barrens.  Each herp will be described, with special attention paid to the more intriguing species.  In addition to natural history, the various herping techniques used to locate many of these Pine Barrens denizens will be revealed.  Cost is $10/person. Registration required, call Tom at 609-859-8860 x 14 or contact Tom by email.  Register online here


Shale Insight 2013



September 25, 2013
Environmental Business Council's Roundtable Meeting
8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
PSE&G Training and Development Center
234 Pierson Avenue
Edison, NJ 

The EBC Environmental Roundtable meets the last Wednesday of every other month to discuss relevant environmental issues, regulatory changes and new developments that may impact our members provided by our sub-committees which focus on: Regulatory Affairs, Brownfields & Site Remediation, Natural Resource Damages, Water, Air, Environmental Technology, International Trade, Sustainability, Energy, Enforcement & OSHA News and Regulations. Register here.



September 25, 2013
Environmentally-friendly Lawn Care

6:30  p.m.  - 7:30  p.m.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Salem County
51 Cheney Rd.
Woodstown, NJ
Best practices for fertilizing, mowing, and watering your lawn. New Jersey's statewide law limiting fertilizer applications to lawns will also be discussed.
Details and contact information: Flyer  See other programs here 


September 25, 2013

Nonprofit Mix & Mingle 
MidJersey Chamber of Commerce
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Red Lobster Lawrenceville
3255 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Join us for a great evening of networking with Nonprofit organizations from the mid-Jersey region. Enjoy an array of hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar at the newly renovated Red Lobster, while mix and mingling with fellow Chamber members, as well as new faces. This event is open to all. The MidJersey Chamber offers an array of resources and services to nonprofit organizations. Visit our NonProfit Corner here.


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September 26-27, 2013
Mold Remediation Certification Course NJ 
Hosted by Environmental Solutions Association
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

EMSL Lab World Headquarters
200 Route 130 North 
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077 View Map  To buy tickets or find out more, visit: Event URL


September 26-27, 2013
2013 Mid-Atlantic Conference of the American Water Resources Association
The Conference Center at Mercer
Presented by the New Jersey Section-AWRA in conjunction with the 
Delaware State Section, National Capital Region Section, Pennsylvania State Section and Philadelphia Metropolitan Area Section AWRA and the sections of the Mid-Atlantic region are committed to fostering interdisciplinary communication among persons of diverse backgrounds working on any aspect of water resources. We anticipate that the conference will carry on that mission with a program that will include a wide-range of water resources topics to interest practitioners, researchers and students from a variety of disciplines. Our goal is to provide an interesting and informative program that will provide attendees with lessons and tools to apply in their watershed. Conference Highlights: Two days of keynote speakers and concurrent sessions; Poster sessions and Exhibits – The exhibit hall will provide the opportunity for attendees and exhibitors to connect and build partnerships. Thursday Evening Banquet: In 2013, the Mid-Atlantic Sections of AWRA will celebrate Water New Year’s Eve. The Water New Year’s Eve celebration is a highlight of the NJ Section’s year - and this year, we expect it to be a wonderful chance to meet new people and re-connect with old friends from throughout the region. Who should attend?  State, county, and municipal officials, planners, and engineers; Environmental and engineering consultants; Health officials and researchers; Water purveyors; Watershed association members; Soil Conservation District officials; Scientists from academic institutions, and graduate and undergraduate students. Conference Program  Conference Registration

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September 28, 2013
Fall Bird Seed and Native Plant Sale
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road 
Philadelphia, PA  19128
Plant sale runs 9:00 am – 2:00 pm; Seed sale runs 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Replenish your garden with berry-producing trees and shrubs and fall-blooming wildflowers—all perfect for migrating birds and insects.  Save on quality bird seed, seed mixes and suet.  Members receive 20% off seed and 10% off plants; non-members receive 10% off seed.  Ensure you get the quantity of bird seed you need: order in advance.  Email cmorgan@schuylkillcenter.org or call 215-482-7300 x 127 by Sep, 20. Free


September 28, 2013

Historic Walking Tour at Double Trouble
10 a.m. 
Double Trouble State Park
Lacey Township, N.J. 
The Double Trouble Historic District at Double Trouble State Park in Ocean County illustrates two Pinelands industries:  lumbering and cranberry harvesting.   The village with the unique name was first settled during the Colonial era.  As swamps were cleared of the timber used for cedar shingles, laths and ship building, they were planted with cranberry vines.  Highlights of the field trip include tours of the restored sawmill and cranberry sorting and packing house as static exhibits, and a visit to the cranberry bogs.  There will be some walking on sand roads.  Andrew Anderson, Historic Resource Specialist for Double Trouble State Park, will share stories of this village's past while guiding the group through the historic district.  Cost is $10/person. Registration required, call Tom at 609-859-8860 x 14 or  online here


September 29, 2013

Blue Banyan Yoga Retreat
9 a.m. – 12:00 pm 
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
The change in seasons can produce profound effects on our bodies and psyches.  Tune into nature's flow and re-balance your body and mind with this special yoga retreat.  Sophie Simpson, founder of Blue Banyan Yoga in Mt. Airy, guides you through three hours of Asana (yoga postures), Pranayama (breath work) and mental quieting—all outdoors amid the beauty of nature.  Cost: $40 (Schuylkill Center members receive discounted admission)  Registration required. Call 215-482-7300 x 110.


October 1, 2013
The Role of the Environmental Consultant in Litigation 

This half-day program is designed to prepare environmental professionals to participate effectively in litigation and other legally oriented proceedings. As environmental issues become increasingly complex, the role of technically trained professionals in litigation continues to grow, and their advice or testimony is often decisive. 
http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/el0103ca.html


October 1, 2013
Composting, Soil Health, and the Landscape

6:30  p.m.  - 7:30  p.m.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County
291 Morton Ave.
Millville, NJ
What is soil "health"? And how can you improve the health of your soil to grow better lawns and gardens? Plus, how to compost leaves and other organic materials to make your own soil amendments.

Details and contact information: Flyer See other programs here


October 2, 2013
Composting, Soil Health, and the Landscape
6:30  p.m.  - 7:30  p.m.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Salem County
51 Cheney Rd.
Woodstown, NJ
What is soil "health"? And how can you improve the health of your soil to grow better lawns and gardens? Plus, how to compost leaves and other organic materials to make your own soil amendments.
Details and contact information: Flyer See other programs here



October 2-4, 2013

Executive Seminar on the Changing Energy Landscape  
The Madison Hotel | Washington, DC
Lead your organization through complex decisions with a deeper understanding of The Changing Energy Landscape: Energy, Environment and Security. Drawing on the expertise of The Fletcher School at Tufts University, the executive certification seminar will address interconnected issues arising from dramatic changes in our energy landscape and what they will mean for decision makers in government, business and non-profit organizations. Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to connect and collaborate with experts and professionals from the public, private and NGO sectors, while earning an executive education certification from a world-renown international affairs school. For more information, visit fletcher.tufts.edu/triplomacy or contact Kara Evanko at kevanko@sternassociates.com.


October 3, 2013
8th Annual Meigs Awards: Celebrating Leadership
7:30 p.m.
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
Join us for a special evening celebrating our present success and future promise.  Over a coffee and dessert reception, we'll present the 2013 Henry Meigs Awards for Environmental Leadership and our annual Volunteer Service Awards.  Then, Executive Director Mike Weilbacher will unveil our new Master Plan, highlighting our exciting goals for the future as we look toward our 50th anniversary in 2015. FreeFor information or to register, call 215-482-7300 x 110.



October 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2013 (4 consecutive Thursday evenings)
ArcGIS: Introduction
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Test out your GIS knowledge and skill with hands-on GIS software application! With a focus on layout and core functionality, this 12-hour evening course offers an overview of ArcGIS components, basic display and map querying functions, metadata browsing and file management, basic analysis techniques, and map layout. Increase your software proficiency with practical, in-class exercises!  


October 5, 2013
A Writing Retreat in the Woods
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
Let nature be your muse.  Gather inspiration along our trails while you hone your craft with workshops presented by experienced, published teachers from Musehouse: A Center for the Literary Arts.  Explore nature journaling, outdoor flash fiction, poetry, bookmaking with branches, and more.  Novice and experienced writers welcome. Cost:  $50 Register by Sept. 5 to receive $5 off! (Schuylkill Center members receive discounted admission)  Registration required.Call 215-482-7300 x 110. 


October 5, 2013

Monroe Township Green Fair
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  FREE EVENT
Oak Tree Elementary School
Applegarth Road
Monroe Township, NJ 08831.
Learn to reduce your carbon footprint, join our freecycle, learn about new technology, Solar, hybrid vehicles, games and story time for kids, Eco Friendly products, native plants and so much more. Call for information or to be one of our Green Vendors. 732-521-4405


October 6, 2013
Geology, Hydrogeology and Chemistry

This program is designed for the non-scientist and will provide students with a basic understanding of geology, hydrogeology and environmental chemistry. The fundamental principles will be presented in terminology that makes it easy to understand… even if your only background is high school chemistry. You will also learn how to use this information when evaluating environmental conditions at your site or property.
http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ew0106ca.html



October 7, 2013
Water Conservation for Lawns and Gardens

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Salem County
51 Cheney Rd.
Woodstown, NJ
Beautiful landscapes that save money and water can use native plants, mulches, and smart irrigation system controls. Details and contact information: Flyer See other programs here


October 8, 2013
Water Conservation for Lawns and Gardens

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County
291 Morton Ave.
Millville, NJ
Beautiful landscapes that save money and water can use native plants, mulches, and smart irrigation system controls.
Details and contact information: Flyer  See other programs here



October 9-13, 2013

9th Annual Tour de Pines 2013   Whitesbog Tour de PinesCelebrate Pinelands Month in October with five consecutive single day bicycle tours of the Pinelands.  Beginning Wed., Oct. 9th at PPA's Bishop Farmstead in Southampton Township, we will traverse the length and breadth of the Pinelands National Reserve, and finish at Batsto Village on Sun., Oct. 13th.  Each day's tour will range from approx. 40-55 miles per day, with average speeds of 11-13 mph, and begin and end at the same location.The Tour de Pines is a non-competitive, unsupported ride.  For more information or to register click here. 


October 9, 2013

NJDEP Air Compliance & Enforcement (ACE) Training/Outreach Seminar 
8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
New Jersey Forensic Science Technology Center
1200 Negron Drive 

Hamilton, NJ (Directions)
This training will provide information on multiple air pollution topics. The event will begin with a brief update on current efforts within our Air program, followed by an update on the new General Permits. The event will continue with an overview of the Non-Technical Amendment, and how one goes about completing and submitting the form. Do the terms NOV, AONOCAPA, ACO have you confused? We will also provide an overview of all Enforcement Documents. The morning will wrap up with a presentation on applicable regulations and requirements for area source emergency generators. In the afternoon we will be focusing on electronic reporting which will include a presentation from the Bureau of Technical Services as well as a step by step instructional on submitting reports through the NJDEP Online Portal for General Permits, Annual combustion Adjustments and Title V Reports. The day will conclude with a question and answer session. Seating is limited. Reserve your seat here.


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October 10, 2013

Green Materials and Services Expo

3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
HSBC Plaza
100 Chestnut Street
Rochester, NY (Click Here for Directions)
The Genesee Region of the US Green Building Council NY Upstate Chapter's 'Green Materials and Services Expo' is an excellent way for your company to specifically reach your preferred customer market.  Last year this event was held in the Hudson Valley, and featured 23 exhibitors and a lot of fun! Meet your peers.  Learn from each other and collaborate to grow! Exhibitor Registration Form  


October 12, 2013

Artist Reception — Sarah Kaizar: In Danger and Stacy Levy: Rain Yard
4 p.m.– 6 p.m.
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
Stacy Levy's Rain Yard is an interactive artwork and rain garden now on permanent display in the Schuylkill Center’s Discovery Garden.  This innovative artwork serves both a practical function—mitigating stormwater runoff from our building—and an interpretive function—highlighting the critical role that soil and plants play in the water cycle. There are currently 454 animal species on the U.S. endangered species list.  Artist Sarah Kaizar showcases many of them with In Danger, a stunning collection of pen and ink drawings.  Her delicate renderings capture the animals' wide range of forms, patterns, textures and personalities, highlighting both their beauty and vulnerability. In Danger will be on view in the Schuylkill Center’s gallery October 3 –January 4. Free admission



                                                
October 16, 2013
Green Fence: Obstacles and Opportunities
ANJR's 33rd Recycling Symposium & Awards Luncheon  
Jumping Brook Country Club
Neptune, NJ



October 16-17, 2013

New Jersey Association for Floodplain Management annual conference 
The Revel

Atlantic City
It's the premier floodplain management conference in the Northeast. With more than 40 speakers and several hundred participants, this is the conference that regional floodplain managers from the public and private sector plan to attend. In addition, many consulting firms and product vendors associated with floodplain management attend as well.The annual conference provides an opportunity for professionals in the fields of engineering, hydrology, geology, planning, code enforcement, floodplain management and emergency management to participate in Plenary Sessions and concurrent sessions on a broad range of relevant topics. The NJAFM conference also includes a number of training opportunities and networking events. Visit the NJAFM Annual Conference webpage for more information on conference registration, abstract submissions, exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, Local Official and Student scholarships, and more! To register for the conference, click here. Register by July 31 to get the early-bird discount!!



October 16- 18, 2013

2013 Paper Recycling Conference 
Chicago, Il
Check out the entire program by clicking here or by visiting PaperRecyclingConference.com



October 16-19, 2013
Rutgers: Methodology for Delineating Wetlands
Basking Ridge and Cream Ridge, NJ
Learn the methods of the experts! This four-day course will introduce you to delineating wetlands using the Federal Interagency Wetland Delineation Manual, which is required for use in New Jersey. Techniques taught will also be applicable to individuals interested in using the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual.  More information: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eh0401ca.html


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October 17, 2013
Environmental Forensics 
Whether you are an attorney, consultant or insurance agent, learn the multi-disciplinary methods of apportioning pollution responsibility, age dating releases and determining how contamination occurred.
http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/el0401ca.html



October 17, 2013

New Pig Energy Open House Event
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
New Pig Energy Sales Offices
Tyrone, PA Located in the heart of Marcellus Shale country, come see how our secondary containment products can help keep your worksite incident-free. Event Highlights: Regulatory Overview — SPCC, PPC, Spill Policy, and PA Act 13 information; PIG Well Pad Liner Classroom — Instruction on best practices for seaming, patching, and berming, and Test Pad Site Visit –  Live demonstrations on recycling and new product introductions. Who is New Pig Energy? New Pig Energy (NPE) is a wholly owned subsidiary of New Pig Corporation, the world leader in liquid containment for more than 27 years. NPE was created to focus resources on providing the best and safest secondary containment for drilling and hydraulic fracturing throughout the United States. 

October 17, 2013

Rutgers: Environmental Forensics
Sayreville, NJ
Environmental forensics is a multidisciplinary field with the goal of understanding how and when contamination occurred, as well as who is responsible for the pollution. Environmental forensics investigations may involve identifying and apportioning responsibility among multiple parties, age-dating releases and/or determining exactly how a release occurred with reference to insurance or other contractual issues.


October 17, 2013

Rutgers: Introduction to Wetland Identification
Basking Ridge, NJ
In this one-day combination classroom and field course, a nationally recognized wetlands expert will review the skills you need to identify freshwater wetlands and their boundaries and introduce you to wetland plant identification and soil recognition. You will learn: Why wetlands are important; How they differ; What indicators are used for wetland identification, and What about current regulations in New Jersey 


October 18, 2013

Advanced Petroleum Forensics Geochemistry

Learn advanced forensics techniques for petroleum releases of gasoline and distillates.  Since so many oil impacted sites are old and comingled with other contaminants, this training program is particularly relevant for practicing LSRPs.  http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/el0402ca.html


October  18, 2013

EIA 2013 Fall Technical Seminar
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
The Environmental Information Association is excited to be holding the 2013 Fall Technical Seminar in San Antonio! With a spectacular location directly on the River Walk that over looks the historic Alamo mission, the Hyatt Regency San Antonio offers luxurious accommodations at our special EIA conference rate! The downtown location features genuine Texas hospitality and a prime location in the heart of the River Walk, for our EIA San Antonio, TX adventure. Information and Registration



October 21, 2013
Pond Maintenance to Prevent Weeds and Algae
6:30 p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County
291 Morton Ave.
Millville, NJ
What can be done to prevent the excessive weeds and algae that are often perennial problems in so many of our lakes and ponds? Does barley straw really work? And what can I do about Canada geese?
Details and contact information: Flyer  See other programs here



October 24, 2013
Geology of the Pine Barrens
7 p.m.
Pinelands Preservation Alliance

17 Pemberton Road, Southampton NJ,  08088
Come learn about the geology of the Pine Barrens and beyond. Join geologist and PPA staff member, Rich Bizub as he discusses approximately 150 million years of geologic history that shaped the area as we know it today. Topics will include the various geologic units, fossils, marine life, sea level changes, the Ice Age and glaciers. Cost is $10/person.  Registration required, call Tom at 609-859-8860 x14 or register  online here.


October 23, 2013 

An Evening with "Morning Joe" Scarborough 
Pines Manor 
Edison, NJ
See What Morning Joe Brews Up 
Reception and hors d'oeuvres:
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. "An evening with Morning Joe":
6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Special Sponsor Reception
7:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (invitation only) 
For more information or to purchase tickets, click here

October 23, 2013
Pond Maintenance to Prevent Weeds and Algae

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Salem County
51 Cheney Rd.
Woodstown, NJ
What can be done to prevent the excessive weeds and algae that are often perennial problems in so many of our lakes and ponds? Does barley straw really work? And what can I do about Canada geese?
Details and contact information: Flyer 



October 24, 2013
PADEP Regional Keystone Energy Education Program Workshop
Sign-in: 8:15 a.m. 
Program:8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s General Services Building
2245 Reach Road
Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa

Registration is free
The Department of Environmental Protection invites middle school teachers, administrators and building managers to a  training workshop  on the Keystone Energy Education Program (KEEP) to teach and track energy efficiency in school buildings and homes. KEEP is geared to middle school building teams, which includes three teachers of grades 5, 6 or 7, an administrator and a building maintenance manager. Workshop participants will learn about and explore energy issues, including fundamentals and impacts, electricity generation, transportation fuels, careers, energy conservation, student teams and school building energy benchmarking through presentations, tours and hands-on activities. Each team will have the opportunity to integrate high level, standards-based energy education into their formal curriculum. This could include lesson plans, curricular modules and ongoing benchmarking through DOE’s Energy Star Portfolio Manager, resulting in energy efficiency assessments leading to improvements that reduce energy consumption.
The workshops are based on Pennsylvania’s Academic Standards and Assessment Anchors for Environment and Ecology, Science and Technology and Engineering Education. Participating teachers will receive background information, standards-based curricular materials and energy conservation material kits.
Participating teachers will be eligible for seven Act 48 credit hours. Space is limited, so registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. The deadline to register is Oct. 11. For more information or registration materials, phone KEEP Coordinator Susan Gove: 412-431-1010 or email: sgove@gove.org.


October 25-26, 2013
Halloween Hikes & Hayrides
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
Take a magical walk through woods aglow with jack-o-lanterns, where you'll meet friendly talking animals eager to share their nocturnal ways.  Enjoy a hayride along a woodland road, a campfire, s'mores, and pumpkin painting, too.  Don't miss this unique family-favorite—a Schuylkill Center tradition.  $10/person (Hayride included) $40 max per family (Schuylkill Center members receive discounted admission)
Best to reserve a hike time in advance: 215-482-7300 x110.


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October 29- November 1, 2013
OSHA 40/24/8 Hour HAZWOPER Training

Federal regulations require all employees who work on sites that may expose them to hazardous substances or health hazards receive training allowing them to work safely, knowledgeably and effectively. Our classes meet all federal requirements for the initial 40-hour, 24-hour or the 8-hour annual refresher training set forth under OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Regulation [29 CFR 1910.120(e)] for public and private employees covered by these regulations.  

http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ep0403ca.html



October 29, 2013

Nature Uncorked!  Strange and Scary Animals: A Halloween Special
7:30 p.m.
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128It's the season of all things ghoulish. We'll uncork a bottle of wine and share the weirdly wonderful stories of scary animals and plants: the lethal weed that killed Abe Lincoln's mother, the truth behind vampire bats, a massive wasp that feeds on—gulp!—tarantulas, and the world's deadliest animal.  You'll also meet two very Halloween-ish characters—a vulture and a great horned owl—live and in person.  It's a special adults-only celebration of that master of the macabre, Mother Nature. Cost: $18   (Schuylkill Center members receive discounted admission)  Registration required. Call 215-482-7300 x 110.



Nov 7, 14, 21 and Dec 5, 2013  (4 consecutive Thursday evenings)
ArcGIS: Editing and Data Development

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
If you have completed the ArcGIS: Introduction course or if you are familiar with the toolbars and basic functions of Arc Map and Arc Catalog, you are qualified to take this course. This course will guide you through real world editing tasks and data management processes that are vital for intermediate GIS users to know. More information: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eg0915ca.html


November 14, 2013
PlanSmart NJ's 45th Annual Dinner and Awards
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Heldrich,
New Brunswick, NJ  

Please join us in congratulating this year's award recipients. For more information click hereClick here for Sponsorship Opportunities. PlanSmart NJ is an independent, non-profit planning, education, and research organization committed to improving the quality of community life through the advancement of sound land use planning and regional cooperation. 

  
November 14-15, 2013
Rutgers: Lake Management
Nov 14-15, 2013
Hillsborough, NJ
Whether you are a lake manager or a lake resident, an ecologist or an engineer, this popular two-day course is for you. From small ponds to large lakes, drinking water reservoirs to fishing lakes, if you want your lake and watershed management efforts to be successful you need a technically sound foundation. This course will give you the training needed to properly investigate and diagnose lake quality problems and to develop and implement cost-effective, restoration measures. More information here


December 3, 2013
Underground Storage Tanks 
If you work on USTs, you need this course!  Whether you are becoming certified for the first time or just need to recertify, you will get the regulatory information you need to stay current with New Jersey’s UST requirements and help your clients or employer avoid potential penalty liability.  

http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ew0201cb.html



December 4 2013
NJDEP Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules
This one-day seminar is designed to present an overview of NJ's Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:13). Instructors will discuss these rules in detail, and will answer questions regarding the technical issues and regulatory requirements involved in obtaining flood hazard area permits. DEP staff will provide information on the recently adopted emergency rules aimed at promoting re-construction for Hurricane Sandy related projects. In addition, presenters will provide information on additional proposed changes to the Flood Hazard Regulations.  
http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/en0404ca.html


December 11, 2013
Innovative Technologies for Site Remediation 
This one-day program will provide you with the basics of performing successful remediation using a variety of innovative in situ technologies as well as present “real” site data derived from actual innovative technologies projects. The course will focus on choosing the “right” technology or combination of technologies, as well as delivery methods for given site conditions. http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/en0510ca.html


January 22, 2014
NJDEP Case Study Training for LSRPs
This interactive one-day workshop will engage Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRPs) and other environmental professionals to work through a typical Site Remediation Program (SRP) Case starting with an ISRA triggering event, through all the phases of remediation (PA/SI/RI and RA), including applying for and implementing a remedial action permit and culminating in the issuance of an RAO. The participants will use the various tools, guidance and resources provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to ensure all forms, and documents are properly prepared and submitted within the applicable timeframes established in ARRCS and the Tech Rules. 

http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/en0514cb.html

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