Periodic workshops provide opportunities for education and information exchange and promote best management practices on specific priority issues.
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 on actions […]
Reducing Invasives, Retaining our Trees February 20, 2013 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 risk and maintaining the character created […]