The 3rd Annual New Jersey Watershed Conference
Date: Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
Location: The Watershed Institute
Thank you for joining us in November of 2019 for the 3rd Annual New Jersey Watershed Conference. This educational and networking event provided an opportunity to advance knowledge and communications on watershed health in our state. We welcomed attendance from state and municipal government officials, nonprofit organizations, and environmental professionals, as well as members of the general public interested in learning about the problems and solutions pertaining to our water resources.
Thank you to the Honorable Andrew Zwicker (Assemblyman-16th Legislative District), our keynote speaker.
To view the finalized agenda for the conference, click here.
To view the finalized program for the conference, click here.
Thank you to our presenters for giving us insight on a variety of topics during the conference. Select a presentation below for a copy of that presentation’s slides:
- Recent Changes to State & Federal Water laws – Prof. Edward Llyod and Michael Pisauro
- Flipping the Script on American Environmental Thought – Kelsey Mattison
- Collaboration Between Academic Institutions and Nonprofits: A Case Study on the Musconetcong River – Nancy Lawler and Meiyin Wu
- Should I Buy Wellies, Hip or Chest Waders? Urban Flooding in New Jersey – John Miller
- Microplastics in the Passaic – Methods and Community Connections – Sandra LaVigne
- Complete & Green Streets: Using Green Infrastructure to Create a Safer Environment – Jana Chernetz, Kandyce Perry, and Leigh Ann Von Hagen
- An Overview of the Causes and Impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms – Fred Lubnow
- Development of a Civic Science Pathogen Monitoring Program on the Lower Raritan River – Michele Bakacs and Heather Fenyk
- Sustainable Jersey’s Water Gold Program – Anne Heasly, Jennifer Feltis Cortese, and John Hasse
- Mudsnails in the Musconetcong: Engaging Stakeholders to Limit Environmental Risks – Nancy Lawler
- Jersey-Friendly Yards: Landscaping for a Healthy Environment– Becky Laboy and Karen Walzer