Keyport, NJ - The NY/NJ Baykeeper, in conjunction with Newark DIG! (Doing Infrastructure Green), will be hosting a workshop on green infrastructure's economic benefits. This workshop is geared toward property developers and the business community. 

When: March 24, 2015

8:30 - 11:00am

Where: NJ Transportation Planning Authority

1085 Raymond Blvd. (One Newark Center) 17th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

"We're excited to bring the business community together to join efforts towards greening our urban communities. This workshop will provide attendees with a better understanding of how green infrastructure strategies can serve as a cost effective investment by saving on utility costs, increasing resiliency against disruptive events, and reducing the volume of water going into our stressed stormwater management system," said Debbie Mans, Baykeeper and Executive Director of NY/NJ Baykeeper.

Panelists include:

Larry Levine, Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC)

Chris Obropta, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program

Kyra Hoffman - NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)

Those who wish to attend should RSVP by March 17th here

Green Infrastructure for Property Developers and Businesses is made possible by the Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association’s, Watershed  Institute.