Friday, November 5, 2010

Enviro-Events Calendar for Nov 5 2010

November 5, 2010
The  New National Policy for the Stewardship
of the Ocean, our Coasts, and the Great Lakes
2 to 4 p.m.
Wilson Hall, Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ

At this town hall meeting, sponsored by the Urban Coast Institute of Monmouth University, attendees will hear an overview of the National Policy presented by Sally Yozell, Director of Policy for NOAA, Rick Harris, Northeast Region Associate Director for the National Park Service, Robin Brake Director, Marine Resources and At Sea Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Energy, Installations, and Environment , and Lt. Tiffany Johnson, USCG  Sector New York followed by a question-and-answer session. For additional information, contact, 508-495-2149

November 6, 2010
The Second Whitesbog Symposium
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A day-long event featuring Whitesbog related topics in the Barrel Factory at Historic Whitesbog Village. Fee: $20 for current members; $30 for non-members. Lunch is included. Pre-registration required. Space is limited. For registration form and agenda, see our website at: 

November 6, 2010

Legend of the Jersey Devil Show

Albert Music Hall
131 Wells Mill Road (Rt. 532)
Waretown, NJ

Come hear the famous legend of the Jersey Devil and be entertained Pinelands-style.
During the set, the Jersey Devil will make a live visit. Program features a live stage concert of bluegrass, country and traditional music by regional bands from the tri-state area. $5/adults, $1/children 11 years old and under. Light refreshments and gift items may be purchased. No alcoholic beverages permitted. Sponsored by the Pinelands Cultural Society.
For more information, call
609 971-1593 

November 7, 2010                                       
Coyotes in Our Communities
7 p.m., Kinnelon High School
Kinnelon, NJ

The NJ Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish & Wildlife will conduct a "Coyotes in Our Communities" presentation on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at Kinnelon High School's auditorium on Kinnelon Road. All New Jersey residents are welcome to attend.

November 8-9, 2010
Advanced Energy 2010 Conference
New York Hilton in New York City

New York State’s leading energy organizations will highlight ambitious policies and initiatives for enhancing the state’s clean energy future at the Advanced Energy 2010 Conference. Produced by the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) at Stony Brook University, the conference will focus on clean and efficient energy practices and technologies for enhancing the state’s electric power system and for giving rise to major economic and environmental benefits.

The major host sponsors of the conference are the New York Power Authority, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, General Electric and Stony Brook University. 
In previous years, the conference was held on Long Island, but the need for additional space to accommodate increased attendance and additional exhibits led to move the event to midtown Manhattan. Sponsor, exhibitor and registration information is available at

Managing Energy Costs November 12, 2010
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Pines Manor, Edison (Route 27)
Cost (includes continental breakfast): $129 (member),
$169 (nonmember)

Register Now

How to Cut Your Energy Costs and Go Green

It seems like everyone is trying to save energy these days. Conserving energy and becoming more efficient can save your business money and improve your company's image at the same time.  At this half-day program, energy experts, energy providers, and top government officials will explain:

bulletHow to use new strategies and tactics to make your company more energy efficient
bulletHow to get government financing for energy projects, and
bulletHow to get help from your utility providers

Ask questions. Get answers. Make contacts.
Register now or download brochure for details.

November 12, 2010
New Jersey Pinelands Commission 
9:30 a.m.
NJ Pinelands Commission Offices
15 Springfield Road New Lisbon, NJ 08064

The Pinelands Commission usually meets on the second Friday of each month. The meetings are open to the public and are most frequently conducted at the Richard J. Sullivan Center for Environmental Policy and Education, 15C Springfield Road, New Lisbon, New Jersey. The Commission does sometimes meet at other locations in the Pinelands during the year, so please confirm the meeting place by calling the Commission's offices.
Committees of the Commission meet between the regularly scheduled monthly meetings. The committees include Comprehensive Management Plan Policy and Implementation, Permanent Land Protection, Personnel and Budget, Public and Governmental Programs, and Science. For more information, contact 609 894-7300.

November 17, 2010
Greenbuild 2010
Event information & registration

November 18
Biomass Energy for New Jersey Farmers
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Rutgers EcoComplex - Columbus, NJ
While solar and wind renewable energy are receiving much attention, biomass energy may be within the reach of more New Jersey farmers. Rutgers research and Extension personnel and others will discuss the potential for biomass crops in the Garden State.
Topics include:

* Recent findings regarding biomass on farms
* Challenges facing biomass energy
* Private sector advances in biomass
* Experiences with biomass on farms in NJ and PA
* Existing and potential funding sources for biomass
Attendance is free. Coffee and danish at 8:30. Lunch provided after the program at noon.
Sponsored by the Rutgers NJ Agricultural Experiment Station and the NJ Farm Bureau.
Seating is limited. Registration is required. Reserve your seat at 609-393-7163  

November 23, 2010
EBC Environmental Roundtable
8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
PSE&G Training & Development Center
234 Pierson Ave.
Edison, NJ

The EBC Environmental Roundtable meets to discuss relevant environmental issues, regulatory changes and new developments provided by our subcommittees that may impact our members focusing on: Regulatory Affairs, Brownfields & Site Remediation, Natural Resource Damages, Water, Air, Environmental Technology, International Trade, Sustainability, Energy, Enforcement & OSHA News and Regulations. 
Lanny Kurzweil, McCarter and English, LLP, Moderator. Tracy Straka, Creamer Environmental, EBC Chair SEATING IS LIMITED.  This meeting is complimentary to CIANJ members. The cost is $ 80 for non-members.

November 30, 2010
LSRP Summit:
Update and Assessment of the 'New World Order'
Trenton Marriott at Lafayette Yard
Trenton, NJ

Hear from NJDEP Assistant Commissioner David Sweeney and key leaders in New Jersey on the latest legislative, regulatory and technical developments in the LSRP program as we prepare for legislative hearings, new regulations and sweeping technical changes that are under way. All of this plus key insights from a distinguished panel on their experience with the LSRP program. RSVP: Alicia Johnson, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services  or 215.491.6529 



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