News & Announcements Blog

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  • Monday, August 20, 2012 10:43 AM | Anonymous

    Lincoln Institute of Land Policy offers FREE online course on Local Communities Adapting to Climate Change

    This course is adapted from a two-day course developed by Larry Susskind and Patrick Field at the Consensus Building Institute in collaboration with Steve Aldrich of Bio Economic Research Associates (bio-eraTM), and Paul Kirshen, at Battelle. Using videos, interactive exercises, and self-assessments, the course introduces tools for climate change adaptation planning. assessing climate change risks, climate downscaling, collaborative decision-making, and scenario planning. Decision makers can use these practical tools for everyday land use, development, and infrastructure decisions to reduce vulnerability and enhance resilience.

    For additional information on the course, visit

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:07 PM | Craig Wenger (Administrator)

    Scholarship for New Jersey Local Officials to attend 2012 NJAFM Conference

    Deadline: August 31, 2012

    Apply NOW

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:04 PM | Craig Wenger (Administrator)

    Call for Nominations for 2013 NJAFM Executive Committee

    Deadline: August 31, 2012

    Nomination Form

  • Tuesday, July 31, 2012 3:01 PM | Anonymous
    The Department of Civil Engineering at The College of New Jersey has recently acquired an opening for a full-time visiting professor in the field of water resources and environmental engineering beginning August 27, 2012.  The term of the appointment is for 1 academic year (Fall 2012 / Spring 2013) and the successful applicant will be required to teach classes primarily in: Fluid Mechanics, Applied Hydraulics and Hydrology, and Environmental Engineering.  The ideal candidate will hold a PhD or Masters degree and have teaching experience in these areas, however, candidates with a Bachelor's degree and significant industry experience will also be considered.  Interested persons should contact Dr. Michael Horst at or via phone at 814-571-5607.
  • Monday, July 09, 2012 1:59 PM | Anonymous
    The Record
    Here's a look at New Jersey towns with the most National Flood Insurance Program claims from 1978 through April 30, 2012, and how much the program paid to owners.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012 3:19 PM | Anonymous

    For your information and awareness. Spread the word!!!

    Please feel free to provide feedback on the new site.

  • Monday, March 12, 2012 8:02 PM | Craig Wenger (Administrator)
    Flood safety awareness week is THIS week.  Read up on all your flood safety and flood information from NOAA here

  • Monday, January 23, 2012 12:13 PM | Anonymous

    Nurture Nature presents...a Four-Part Climate Series:

    • Climate 101: The Nature of Climate, Tuesday, Jan 24 (7pm - 9pm)
    • Climate 102: A People Planet, Thursday, Jan 26 (7pm - 9pm)
    • Community Art Workshops
    • Valley Wide Forum

    For additional information on this series and how to register, please visit

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