Periodic workshops provide opportunities for education and information exchange and promote best management practices on specific priority issues.
Are you interested in learning how to use your smartphone or tablet as a GPS or GIS data collector while you’re out in the field? Are you curious about Drone Mapping? Join us on Monday, December 11th and Tuesday, December 12th for informative and interactive day long workshops. To register, please visit http://gps-mapping.com/workshops/. On December […]
The Sustainable Raritan River Initiative (SRRI) collaborated with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Water Monitoring and Standards (NJDEP) in their effort to engage stakeholders and seek public comment in the development of the 2016 Integrated Water Quality Assessment Report (Integrated Report), which has a focus section on the state’s Raritan Water […]
The Sustainable Raritan River Initiative is co-sponsored this workshop on flooding and green infrastructure. The purpose of the program was to educate and engage stakeholders in addressing the impacts of stormwater runoff from impervious cover. The workshop acknowledged on-going efforts by members of the Sustainable Raritan River Collaborative and showcased their work. It will also […]
Brownfields Remediation, Community Involvement and the LSRP Process Wednesday, October 22, 2014 The Forum E.J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey A key focus in the Sustainable Raritan River Action Plan is addressing contamination and pollution in the Raritan Basin. This half-day workshop was designed to facilitate […]
Building Bridges: Connecting Classrooms and Communities Civic Square Building Wednesday, May 22 Interested in citizen science in your community? Join the Sustainable Raritan River Initiative for an environmental conversation and pizza to gain the answers to the following questions: WHAT is the link between citizen science and schools? WHAT hands-on learning opportunities can link environmental quality to local decision-making? HOW do we […]
Flood Mitigation and Hazard Reduction NOW March 16, 2013 Raritan Valley Community College Branchburg, NJ At the request of the Raritan Millstone Flood Control Commission (RMFCC), the Sustainable Raritan River Initiative coordinated a series of panels focused on how to reduce flood risks on a short time frame. The programs and discussions focused […]
Reducing Invasives, Retaining our Trees February 20, 2013 Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ Professional CEUs available Managing Open Space and Tree Canopies Duke Farms, Hillsborough Experts from across the region will present a panel on reducing invasives through better management practices. A second panel will feature arborists who can share strategies for reducing storm […]