Jeanne Herb, Executive Director for Bloustein’s Environmental Analysis and Communications Group has been named Interim Administrative Director of a new multi-university coastal resilience hub. The Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub (MACH) is made possible by a grant through the National Science Foundation’s Coastlines and People (CoPe) Program.
EAC’s Matt Campo worked together with colleagues from Washington State Sea Grant and the American Planning Association’s Mazard Mitigation and Disaster Recovery Division (APA HMDR) to develop a 4-part webinar series on incorporating sea-level rise into urban planning decisions. The Planning Webcast series hosts the webinar recordings and supporting materials for free. The series included: […]202, APA, APA HMDR, Campo, disaster recorvery, hazard mitigation, Sea Grant, SLR, urban planning, Webinar
Karen Lowrie, Ph.D., is leading EAC’s work on the planning team for two different neighborhood revitalization projects in the City of Elizabeth, NJ. Working with the Elizabeth Development Company, Dr. Lowrie is helping to prepare neighborhood revitalization plans for the Midtown District and for the Elizabethport/New Point Rd. neighborhood as part of the state DCA […]
Karen Lowrie, Ph.D. at the Environmental Analysis & Communications Group and Leigh Ann Von Hagen, AICP/PP at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (both at Rutgers’ Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy) will co-lead “Health in All Policies (HiAP)”, an on-line course offered through Rutgers Continuing Education that is recommended for practitioners and policymakers […]2021, continuing education, course, Health in All Policies, HiAP, Lowrie, Von Hagen
EAC Group’s Jeanne Herb, in partnership with Grace Saba and Janine Barr, co-authored Opportunities to Address Ocean Acidification Impacts in New Jersey: An Outline of Options for the New Jersey Coastal Management program. The report was made possible with financial assistance through the NJDEP’s Coastal Management Program. Ocean acidification (OA) is the process by which […]2020, Barr, Climate, coastal, Herb, ocean acidification, report, Saba
In many ways, the IHC grant program is a highly innovative initiative that seeks to undertake upfront and lasting engagement of people with disabilities to advance transformative change in design and decision-making associated with building healthy communities here in New Jersey. The purpose of the February 9th All Grantees Virtual Workshop is to build a […]Bessler, DDS, grant program, IHC, inclusive healthy communities
The effects of a changing climate are currently and will continue to be a national security issue, impacting military installations, operational plans, and overall missions. Recognizing these threats, the New Jersey Department of Military Affairs and Veteran Affairs (NJDMAVA) engaged Rutgers University (Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Edward J. Bloustein School of […]2021, Campo, JCNERR, national guard, NJDMAVA
The New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Disability Services (DDS) has engaged the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy to manage the first round of the Division’s new Inclusive Healthy Communities (IHC) Grant Program. Visit the DDS grants website. Read the DHS IHC Grant Announcement Press Release. Learn more about […]2020, Alexander, DDS, DHS, grant, Herb, IHC, inclusive healthy communities, Malone