Green infrastructure is an approach to water management that protects, restores, or mimics the natural water cycle.
Find out why Green Infrastructure has become an increasingly popular strategy in recent years, proven effective in reducing costs and improving stormwater management, storm resistance, and the workplace environment!
Hosted by NY/NJ Baykeeper and Newark DIG, this workshop will provide valuable information, helpful to property owners, redevelopers, real estate, municipal, and construction professionals in urban settings.
When: Tuesday, March 24, 8:30-11:00am
Where: New Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
1085 Raymond Blvd. 17th Floor
(One Newark Center)
Corner of Raymond Blvd. and McCarter Highway
Newark, NJ 07102
Directions and a map can be found here.
Questions? Call Sandra Meola at 732-888-9870 ext 7
Dr. Chris Obropta, P.E, Extension Specialist and Associate Professor, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program
Inexpensive Green Infrastructure Practices that Really Make a Difference
Kyra Hoffmann, Bureau of Nonpoint Pollution Control, NJ Department of Environmental Protection
What, Why, How, and Where: Benefits and Requirements
Sarah Dougherty, Welch Environmental Innovation Fellow, Natural Resources Defense Council
The Green Edge: How Commercial Property Investment in Green Infrastructure Creates Value
Matt Testa, LEED AP, Construction Director, Bijou Developers
Bijou Developments and Economic Case Studies
Melissa Muroff, Esq., Vice President, Roof Meadow
Optimizing Feasibility of On-Structure Landscapes
NJ TPL requires visitor names for security purposes.
Continental breakfast will be provided. There is no cost to attend the workshop.
Green Infrastructure Workshop for Property Developers and Businesses is made possible by the Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association's, Watershed Institute.