Thursday, June 23, 2016

Enviro-Events Calendar for June 23, 2016

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

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June 23, 2016
14th International Conference of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development (SGBED)
Montclair University
Montclair, NJ
The conference will feature Novo Nordisk's VP for Corporate Sustainability, Susanne Stormer, as the keynote speaker. Hackensack University Medical Center's Kyle Tafuri will also speak. 
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June 23, 2016
Effective Use of Compliance Averaging
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences – Montclair State University
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Compliance averaging is a powerful tool for demonstrating compliance with soil and vapor standards.  This course is designed to acquaint the attendee with various methods recommended by DEP for demonstrating compliance.  Case studies will be presented and will include simple to complex cases. Interactive exercises to be included. Info/Registration

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June 24, 2016
Pine Barrens Canoe Trip
American Littoral Society
18 Hartshorne Drive,
Highlands, NJ, 07732
Join the American Littoral Society guides for a canoe trip down the tea colored waters of the Wading River where we will explore the world renowned Pine Barrens. Discover the diversity of the Pine Barrens as your guides point out the native flora and fauna that can only be found in this unique habitat. We will meet at Mick’s Pine Barren Canoe Rental in Chatsworth, NJ at 9:30 am. Cost: $50 per member, $60 per non-member. Contact 732-291-0055

June 26, 2016
EBC Roundtable Meeting
8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. PSEG Training & Development Center, Edison, NJ
The EBC Environmental Roundtable meets 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, Sustainability, Energy, Enforcement & OSHA News and Regulations. 
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June 27-30, 2016 
10th Annual Life Science Field Training Institute 
Presented by the Pinelands Preservation Alliance and
Bonazzi Foundation for the Promotion of Science Education 
Looking for ways to bring field-based investigations into your biology or environmental science classroom? During this FREE four-day training course you will strengthen field-based investigations in your teaching and improve student performance in science and math. The course connects classroom activities with field studies in topic areas such as natural resource management, community ecology, biodiversity, biostatistics, and citizen science. Much of your time is spent outdoors where you will conduct vegetation analyses, practice species identification, canoe a Pine Barrens river and more. This program is held at the headquarters of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance in Southampton, NJ, and at selected sites in the New Jersey Pinelands. Three graduate credits through Rutgers University and 35 professional development credits are available to attendees. Please see our website for more information about the Institute. Registration and a $50 deposit (fully refundable upon completion of the course) are required. Register online here. Contact (609) 859-8860 x 26 or for more information.

June 28, 2016
Converting Contaminated Properties into Assets
3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
(Networking event from
 6 - 7 p.m.)
Mott MacDonald's Training Facility
111 Wood Avenue South, Iselin, NJ

Cost:  $50 for LSRPA Members; $85 for private sector and non-LSRPA members and $20 for municipal  attendees, members of partnering nonprofit associations and those from educational institutions. 
Sponsored by the LSRPA in collaboration with NJIT, Rutgers, ANJEC, BCONE, Sustainable Jersey and Center for Creative Land Recycling. Access the LSRPA's website for more information. 

June 28, 2016

Public meeting on pathogens in NJ's Ravesink River

7 p.m.
Bingham Hall, Rumson, NJ

Clean Ocean Action along with the “Rally for the Navesink” group including: American Littoral Society, Bayshore Regional Watershed Council, Clean Ocean Action, Monmouth Conservation Foundation, Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, Navesink Shrewsbury River Fishing Club, NY/NJ Baykeeper, The New Jersey Chapter of The Recreational Fishing Alliance will host a public meeting at Bingham Hall in Rumson, NJ on Tuesday, June 28th at 7 PM on the pathogen pollution problem in the Navesink River. COA is asking for any and all citizens who are interested in or affected by the Navesink to attend the meeting. To get involved, please contact: Clean Ocean Action 732-872-0111 or email

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July-August 2016
American Littoral Society
Summertime Coast Camp
Barnegat Bay and Sandy Hook, NJ

Barnegat Bay Coast Camp 

July 18th - 22nd
July 25th - 29th
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Maris Stella Retreat Center
7201 Long Beach Blvd, Harvey Cedars
$250 per camper per week
Students entering grades 5-8

Sandy Hook Coast Camp 

August 8th - 12th
9 a.m .- 2 p.m.
American Littoral Society HQ
18 Hartshorne Dr.
Highlands, NJ
$250 per camper per week

Students entering grades 5-8Sitting at a PC or reading a book can develop interest, but standing in the surf with a horseshoe crab will ignite passion. Join us for a week of educational fun that includes seining, marine life identification, surf fishing, crabbing, birding, shelling, field journaling, plankton study, coastal botany, and understanding nature through art. STEM-oriented lessons will enhance school studies. Let the American Littoral Society kindle your child's desire to learn about the coast. $250 per student  For more information or to register: click here or call 732-291-0055.

August 20, 2016
Annual Fluke Tagging Trip 
7 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Atlantic Highlands, Municipal Marina
2 Simon Lake Drive
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 
Cost: $75 per angler (includes boat, all tackle, bait, and tags)
Join Jeff Dement, Fish Tagging Director for the American Littoral Society
on a day of fishing and tagging. For experienced taggers and novices alike.
If you've never tagged fish before, this is a great opportunity to learn from 
experienced taggers. Space is limited. Contact Jeff Dement for reservations
and information. Place on the oat is secured when payment is received. 
E:mail: Phone: (732)-291-0055 X106

September 9, 2016

American Littoral Society's End of The Summer Party
North Beach, Sandy Hook
HighlandsNJ 07732
Join us for this very special evening on the beach, under the stars to benefit the American Littoral Society as we work together to care for Sandy Hook and our Coast. Enjoy a cocktail reception featuring a raw bar and passed hors d'oeuvres, a seafood dinner, grilled buffet, specialty salads, and assorted desserts, all while listening to a live band! Casual Attire. Tickets start at $150 and must be reserved beforehand. For more information, please call (732)291-0055 for questions and ticket reservations.

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