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.
The EAC Group’s Executive Director, Jeanne Herb, will give the keynote address at the 2021 New Jersey History and Historic Preservation Conference on June 17, 2021. The NJ History and Historic Preservation conference is the annual state-wide educational opportunity for history and historic preservation professionals and volunteers in the fields of architecture, planning, heritage site […]conference, Herb, history, resilience NJHHPC
In this short video, Jeanne Herb, Executive Director of the EAC Group at Rutgers Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, describes the Coastal Climate Risk and Resilience (C2R2) Initiative, which is an innovate and interdisciplinary certificate program that trains gradate students to better integrate all the elements of coastal systems and become fluent communicators, […]C2R2, Climate, coastal, graduate students, Herb, video
Spanning over a 70-mile corridor, the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park (D&R Canal Park) provides millions of New Jersey residents with invaluable access to a tract of pristine natural landscapes and a rich history directly from their (often literal) back door. The canal offers not only an aesthetic and recreational benefit to multiple New […]2021, academics, D&R Canal, graduate students, Herb, planning, studio
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
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
Jeanne Herb of the Bloustein School’s EAC Group will be a speaker on the upcoming Pew Charitable Trusts’ Coastal Habitat Learning Series. Ms. Herb will be joined by Lisa Auermueller of the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve to present their work on the state’s “A Seat at the Table” initiative to develop guidance, […]Auermueller, environmental justice, Herb, Pew, Seat at the Table, social justice
With a nation rattled by a public health emergency, a deep recession that has left thousands jobless, and growing signs of climate change, it may be time for bold new ideas to address those crises. Read this NJSpotlight opinion piece co-authored by EAC Executive Director Jeanne Herb that summarizes discussions at a recent virtual convening. https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/07/op-ed-covid-19-racial-injustice-and-climate-change-require-a-bold-approach-not-incrementalism/Climate, COVID, Herb, NJCAA, racial injustice