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Friday, March 17 • 10:30am - 11:45am
The New Jersey Lands Blueprint: A New Tool to Accelerate Conservation

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A coalition of over 20 conservation-focused groups, including federal, state & county government agencies, as well as land trusts & planning agencies, has spent the last year developing a collaborative vision of the most important conservation areas to protect in New Jersey. Find out the latest with the project and witness a demo of the exciting new platform on http://www.njmap2.com/blueprint.  We’re eager to discuss how the map will advance land conservation in New Jersey.  

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  • 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).   


James Cummins

Associate Professor of Geography and Director of Environmental Studies, Rowan University
John teaches various courses in geography, GIS and planning at Rowan University.  Holding a masters in urban planning and a masters and Ph.D. in geography from Rutgers University, Hasse's research interest focuses on land use geography and the interface of land use, environmental... Read More →

Eric Olsen

Director of Lands & Rivers, The Nature Conservancy
Eric Olsen has been with The Nature Conservancy since 2006 and currently serves as the Director of the Lands Program, overseeing TNC’s land protection, land stewardship and land policy programs in NJ. He formerly served as the Delaware River and Bay Whole System Project Director... Read More →

Laura Szwak

Director, Outreach and Education, NJ Conservation Foundation
Laura directs  New Jersey Conservation Foundation’s Conservation Assistance program, that includes the Franklin Parker Conservation Excellence grants, annual NJ Land Conservation Rally, and the NJ Land Trust Network.  She also manages NJ Conservation Foundation's work in developing... Read More →

Friday March 17, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am EDT
Brunswick Ballroom D Lower Level