ANJEC 43rd Annual Environmental Congress
Responding to Climate Change Locally
Friday, Sept. 30, 9am -4:30pm
The Conference Center at Mercer County College
The Congress is a statewide gathering of municipal environmental commissioners, state and local officials, members of New Jersey's environmental organizations, and others concerned about our state's environment. The congress includes workshops, exhibits, speakers and much more.
Key Note Speaker:
Dr. David Robinson, State Climatologist, Rutgers University, Geography Department Professor.
Seth M. Siegel author,Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World
More info and registration
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Environmental Achievement Award!
The ANJEC Environmental Achievement Award program recognizes exceptional projects carried out by environmental commissions and groups.
Projects begun after 1/1/14 and completed by 8/31/16 are eligible for nomination for a 2016 award. (ANJEC grant projects are not eligible for this award.)
Tuesday, September 6th, 5pm.
Solutions for NJ Trash Free Waters
Notes and resources from ANJEC Workshop and Teleconference Meeting
Check out the new photos on our gallery page!
ANJEC scans environmental news from around New Jersey, the country and the world. Here are some of the recent news stories we've been reading, including:
Germany bans fracking forever Read more
Bringing back cougars could save NJ a few bucks, scientists say Read more
Battle of invasive species being waged in NJ: Weevil vs. vine Watch video
Monitoring water quality at the Jersey Shore
Hearings set on controversial NJ gas pipeline through Burlington County A controversial and much-litigated natural gas pipeline project will likely face new challenges at 2 wetlands hearings related to the proposed "Southern Reliability Link" route. Read more
Marine life to flourish as NJ plans sinking numerous vessels at artificial reefs The state expects to sink up to 10 vessels throughout its artificial reef network. Read more
Strongest hurricane season since Sandy expected this year There’s a 70% chance the great Atlantic Ocean weather engine could crank out more hurricanes than originally forecast. Read more
Group clones California's huge trees to fight climate change Modern day Johnny Appleseeds, who believe California's giant sequoias and coastal redwoods are blessed with some of the heartiest genetics of any trees on Earth, are propagating them to help reverse climate change. Read more
New reports on PFCS in drinking water raise pressure on regulators NJ’s water supplies have one the highest levels of PFC contamination in the United States. Read more