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September 30, 2014
Upcoming Sustainable Jersey Events

Funding Opportunity:   Funding Your Project with a Sustainable Jersey Small Grant (Webinar)

OCTOBER 09, 2014 - 1:00 PM TO 2:00 PM–REGISTER:

Have you heard about the new $150,000 in grant funding now available to Sustainable Jersey registered and certified municipalities?  

Consistent with the Gardinier Environmental Fund's mission, the grants will fund energy projects focused on conservation, efficiency, and renewable energy including building efficiency upgrades, alternative vehicle fueling and charging stations, energy education and outreach, energy resiliency, solar energy installations, studies and engineering, and innovative energy initiatives. 

In this webinar, Sustainable Jersey staff will review grant eligibility and submission requirements, preview the new online application form, and answer participant questions regarding this new source of funding. 

Easement Stewardship:  Inventorying, Maintaining and Conserving Easements in Your Municipality (Webinar)

OCTOBER 15, 2014 1:00-2:00 PM – REGISTER:

This webinar will help municipalities to insure that easements are properly managed and conserved.  Hear from Jennifer Feltis Cortese of NJ DEP regarding the Sustainable Jersey actions related to easement stewardship.

Eileen Swan, NJ Conservation Foundation, will help you learn about Byram Township’s model program for creating an easement inventory, and conducting landowner outreach and education.  Find out how to maintain easements and create buffers where needed.

IN PERSON TRAINING:  NJ LEARNS: Educating Leaders for a Sustainable Future

Are you a green team member?  Are you a leader in your school or community? Are you interested in accelerating your community's shift toward sustainability?  The NJ Learns program unites schools and communities to learn and change together to instigate, sustain, and scale up the innovations and best practices that contribute to sustainability.

Participants in this 9 month leadership development program will join a robust cohort of sustainability leaders and will become part of a social and professional network of experts and organizations. We will empower you to accomplish great things in your communities.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2014.   Click here for information:

To Learn about Upcoming Networking Opportunities for Regional Hubs – and about other upcoming webinars and workshops, visit our website

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