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December 17, 2010

Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge TNC.

Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge TNC

Building a Sustainable Future for New Jersey’s
Coastal and Ocean Economy

Friday, February 11, 2011
8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Monmouth University
Wilson Hall Auditorium

Although it may seem a long way away, February will be here before we know it, so save this important date on your calendar now.

Building a Sustainable Future for New Jersey’s Coastal and Ocean Economy” will bring together leaders from business and industry, communities, state and local goverments, academia, and nonprofits to explore a sustainable future in light of rising sea levels, climate change, ecosystem damage, aging infrastructure, budget constraints and shifting priorities.

There will be roundtable presentations on travel and tourism, fisheries, ecosystem services, recreation, renewable energy and maritime trades, as well as a town hall dialogue moderated by NJN’s Michael Aron. The keynote speaker is the Dodge Foundation’s President and CEO Chris Daggett and the luncheon speaker is Caren Franzini, the CEO of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.

For more information, please email:
Margot Walsh ( or
Tony MacDonald (

Host Organizations:

Edgewood Properties
Jersey Shore Partnership Foundation
New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Rutgers Climate and Social Policy Initiative
Stevens Institute of Technology
Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute

Image: The Nature Conservancy of New Jersey