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May 26, 2011
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Re:  Green Map System’s Workshop for Sustainable Jersey Green Teams

Dear Mayor:                                   
Engage your community with a participatory Green Map project!

Printed and interactive Green Maps guide residents to exciting local green living resources, as well as natural and cultural sites, while highlighting the actions leading to Sustainable Jersey certification. Green Map projects involve community members of all backgrounds and ages. Once completed, it is easy to share your map to spark new appreciation for the environment and opportunities for a greener and healthier lifestyle.

The Green Map movement has impacted over 700 cities and towns worldwide, why not yours? Check out this example –http://GreenMap.org/jerseycity

Thanks to funding from the Dodge Foundation, Green Teams are being offered specialized training and support that will promote a new understanding of community assets and resources.

Take part in a free introductory workshop in person on June 29, or join our webinar on June 30.

In-Person Workshop: Wednesday June 29 from 6:30PM – 8:45 PM
Location: Monroe Township Library
4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township, NJ  08331.
Light refreshments will be served.
To register for the in-person workshop, go tohttp://conta.cc/lLejEo
Webinar:  Thursday, June 30 from 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
To register for the webinar: visit   http://bit.ly/GM4SJw

Both are led by Green Map System’s Founding Director, Wendy Brawer and Donna Drewes from Sustainable Jersey.

During the workshop, you’ll learn about:

  • Green Map System’s methodologies, tools and technologies, including universal icons, interactive mapmaking platform, videos and event resources.
  • A variety of options for creating a Green Map, including how to decide which is better for your community and Green Team goals.
  • Opportunities to gain extra support and collaborate with other New Jersey Green Teams during the Mapmaking process.

Join in today! Further details and application here - http://GreenMap.org/snj

Very truly yours, William G. Dressel, Jr., Executive Director

 

 

 

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