Inspire. Organize. Energize. That's the name of Clean Water Action's 28th annual conference. It will be held this Saturday at Georgian Court University in Lakewood.

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The annual event brings together over 200 citizens, organizations, students, scientists, and policy makers to discuss the most important environmental issues facing New Jersey. Attendees will engage in workshop, plenary and keynote sessions focused on how to inspire, energize and organize in today's environmental movement. The day also includes a light breakfast, lunch and networking reception with key environmental and political leaders.

Organizer Janet Tauro tells us "the program focus is on the ongoing water crisis. This includes the issues of overdevelopment and what it's doing to our natural resources."

The keynote speaker is Dan Fagin, science and environmental journalist and author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation.

The workshop topics are sustainable water and green Infrastructure, children's health, Oyster Creek, environmental justice, the climate crisis, drinking water and technology training.

Registration is $30 per person or $15 per student with student ID.

 

For more information, call 732-963-9714 or visit www.cleanwateraction.org.