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Welcome to the 21st Annual NJ Land Conservation Rally!
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Friday, March 17 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Engaging Urban Communities on Sustainability Issues

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The panel will present information and case studies on how to engage urban communities on issues around land stewardship, green infrastructure, healthy communities and clean water.  The panel will focus on activities to empower people and show them how they can make a difference.  Examples will be drawn from municipal action teams, environmental commissions, community liaisons and watershed educators on how to educate and activate residents and students around green infrastructure, clean water and sustainability in our urban communities.

 Approved for APA CM 1.25.
  • Participants who successfully complete this educational program will be awarded 1 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hour (CEs). 
  • New Jersey Conservation Foundation has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of New Jersey Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).   

Speakers
avatar for Debbie Mans

Debbie Mans

Executive Director, NY/NJ Baykeeper
Debbie Mans has been Baykeeper and Executive Director since April, 2008. Prior to joining NY/NJ Baykeeper, Debbie was the Environmental and Energy Policy Advisor for Governor Jon S. Corzine. She was also appointed by Governor Corzine to the New Jersey State Planning Commission. Prior to working for the Governor, Debbie was the Policy Director at Baykeeper, a position she held from 2002 through 2006. Debbie is a graduate of The University of... Read More →
avatar for Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller

Principal, MnM Consulting
Nicole Miller is a resident of Newark, member of the Newark Environmental Commission, member of Newark DIG (Doing Infrastructure Green!) and a GI REFORMER, which acts as a ward liaison between Newark DIG and the community to educate and engage residents on green infrastructure.  Nicole is the Principal of MnM Consulting, a branding and communications company which works with corporate, non-profit, and small business clients to help them increase... Read More →
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Carolyn Rubinfeld

Watershed Ambassador, AmeriCorps
Carolyn Rubinfeld is currently the NJWAP Watershed Ambassador for WMA 4, the Lower Passaic and Saddle Watershed, where she offers free educational programs, community engagement opportunities, and training workshops.  She recently finished her Master's in Biology at Montclair State University where she studied American Kestrel breeding success. Carolyn is a dynamic and creative lecturer and dedicated teacher with unparalleled enthusiasm and... Read More →



Friday March 17, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am
Brunswick Ballroom B Lower Level

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