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New Jersey Audubon Position—Stewardship Department Specialist

New Jersey Audubon Position—Stewardship Department Specialist. New Jersey Audubon is seeking to hire a Stewardship Department Specialist to support a variety of program delivery aspects including project tracking and reporting, budgeting, property record keeping, and implementation of fundraising events. The position is located in Port Murray, NJ and offers a salary commensurate with experience. A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of experience with program and project management is required. To apply send a resume with cover letter and three professional references to John Cecil (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Scholarship for Students to Attend NJAFM Annual Conference

Scholarship for Students to Attend NJAFM Annual Conference. The New Jersey Association for Floodplain Management is supporting the education of undergraduate and graduate students interested in floodplain management by offering scholarships to the 2013 NJAFM Conference being held October 16-17 at the REVEL in Atlantic City, NJ. For more information and to apply click here.

100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge

100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge. To enable 100 cities to better address the increasing shocks and stresses of the 21st century, the Rockefeller Foundation has launched the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge. One hundred cities from across the globe will be selected to receive technical support and resources for developing and implementing plans for urban resilience. Municipal government leaders or major institutions that have a predominant association with a city and demonstrate collaborative partnership with a municipal government are encouraged to apply. For more information and to start the registration process click here. Registration Deadline: September 23, 2013.

Congratulations to CECI Affiliate, Professor Barbara Turpin

Congratulations to CECI Affiliate, Professor Barbara Turpin for being selected a fellow of the American Geophysical Union for “visionary thinking about the role of aqueous chemistry in the formation of organic aerosol.” This prestigious honoris given out to no more than 0.1% of all AGU members in a given year

August 6, 2013

Study Reveals Longer and Overlapping Pollen Seasons Related to Seasonal Warming. CECI affiliate, Leonard Bielory, M.D., a board certified specialist in allergy and immunology with the Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has been leading multiple studies as part of his federal research funding to examine the impact of “Climate Change on Allergic Airway Disease.” The study predicts that allergy seasons are likely to become longer and more intense as a result of climate change which will cause plants to produce higher quantities of pollen and at earlier points in the year.

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