The NJ Resiliency Network is a post-Sandy program that provides municipalities with access to a broad spectrum of technical and financial resources to assist in long term recovery, and to build stronger, more resilient communities. Your response to this Assessment will help us better understand your community's needs so that we can provide you with the most beneficial services.
Social Media for Training on Hazards Risk
Tuesday June 10, 2014, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
The Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor, NJ
Please join Sustainable Jersey and the FEMA's RAMPP team for a social media training offering designed specifically for community officials, emergency managers, floodplain managers, and anyone responsible for communicating on behalf of your town or borough.
The interactive social media training shows participants how to:
* Efficiently weave social media into current outreach efforts
* Encourage personnel to act as online ambassadors
* Distill information into clear, concise, and cogent messaging
* Diversify social media presence using written content, photos, and video
* Avoid pitfalls and controversy
Valuing Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services
June 13, 2014, 8:30am - 4pm
The 6th Annual Sustainable Raritan River Conference and Awards Ceremony
Rutgers' Cook Campus Student Center, New Brunswick, NJ
Registration is now open for the 6th Annual Sustainable Raritan River Conference and Awards Ceremony. At this year's conference we explore the theme of Valuing Natural Capital and Ecosystems Services. We will meet those who are working on valuing natural capital and ecosystem service concepts, learn how to use such valuations in planning decisions, and discuss how these valuations have changed ecological outcomes.
CEUs have been requested for Professional Planners, Professional Engineers, Certified Floodplain Managers, Licensed Landscape Architects, Public Works Managers, Certified Foresters and Shade Tree Commissioners.