Weathering The Storm: Increased Resiliency a Decade After Superstorm Sandy (September-November 2022/Rutgers University NJ Agricultural Experiment Station)

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This program is a collaboration between two Rutgers Cooperative Extension programs, the Earth Day, Every Day (E2D2) program and the Marine Extension Program Seminar Series (MEPSS). We will discuss what New Jersey have done and what you personally can do to become more resilient to environmental impacts such as storms and extreme weather.

●September 26- "Beyond Recovery From Sandy: Setting The Stage For Future Community Resilience" with Dr. Tom Herrington, Associate Director of Monmouth University’s Urban Coast Institute

●October 17- "Adapting to Climate Change in Your Community" with Tanya Rohrbach, NJ Future.

●October 24- "Living Shorelines in the Decade Since Sandy: Lessons Learned and Implications for Future Design" with John Miller, Stevens Institute of Technology.

●November 14- "Strategies To Minimize the Impacts Of Coastal Flooding And Salt Water On Agricultural Lands" with Christopher Miller, Manager/Plant Specialist with the USDA-NRCS Cape May Plant Materials Center.

●November 21- "Planning For The Unplanned: Preparing For Marine Debris Response In New Jersey" with Jessica Conway, Response Specialist, NOAA Marine Debris Program.

You can get more information on the webinar series at our ‘Earth Day, Every Day’ website: https://envirostewards.rutgers.edu/earth-day-every-day/