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NY/NJ Baykeeper fights for access to fishable, swimmable, clean waterways across the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary.
NY/NJ Baykeeper continues to be at the forefront of many environmental advocacy and legal campaigns.
The NY-NJ Harbor Estuary, also known as the Hudson-Raritan Estuary, is a system of waterways and habitats that form one of the most intricate natural harbors in the world. Since 1989, NY/NJ Baykeeper has worked to protect, preserve and restore the environment of the most urban estuary on Earth.
NY/NJ Baykeeper holds exciting events all year round! Please check our Events calendar regularly to stay in the loop. Hope to see you there!
The fight for clean water needs you! Your support today will protect, preserve, and restore the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary! Members enjoy cool merch and discounts to Baykeeper events!
There are so many ways to donate! Your donation today helps ensure a clean, swimmable, fishable watershed for our families and future generations.
Love oysters? Boats? Beach cleanups? Kayaking? Check out our many exciting volunteer opportunities! There's something for everyone!
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.
Click here to RSVP
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.
Click here to view the event flyer.
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