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Weekly Campaign Committee Meeting: The Keep It Green Campaign Committee meets weekly to discuss the campaign strategy and next steps. For more information, please email Kelly Mooij , Campaign Coordinator.





Some event highlights from the 2009 Campaign:


Garden State Preservation Trust Educational Forum

Was a Huge Success !


May 4, 2009 in Trenton


Link to agenda + list of sponsors that grew to nearly 40 by May 4

(Additions to speaker list: Senator Bob Smith, NJ DEP Commissioner Mark Mauriello, and Essex

County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo)

           Below, Master of Ceremonies Thomas Gilmore (President of New Jersey Audubon Society, at left)    thanks DEP Commissioner Mark Mauriello for his comments)

                              Senator Bob Smith, Chairman of the Senate Environment Committee,                          making remarks to a full house at the GSPT Forum

Trenton Mayor Douglas Palmer (left) and Paterson Mayor Jose Torres (right) making keynote comments.


(Left photo) Former Assemblywoman Maureen Ogden standing with Thomas Gilmore of the New Jersey Audubon Society and Tom Wells of The Nature Conservancy.  (Right photo) Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo highlighting the extraordinary strides the county has made with its parks system.



(Left photo) Rob Emrich of Preservation New Jersey with Colleen Mahr, President of the NJ Conference of Mayors, and Mayor of Fanwood Borough, who spoke on the needs and benefits of the Trust.  (Right photo) Pam Mount, Mayors' Committee for a Green Future, NJ League of Municipalities, and Mayor of Lawrence Township, speaking on the GSPT's benefits to New Jersey citizens.



(Left photo) Eileen Swan, Executive Director of the NJ Highlands Council, noting that over 5 million New Jersey residents depend on preservation in the Highlands for their clean water.    (Right photo) NJ DEP Deputy Commissioner John Watson, with Kelly Mooij, Coordinator of the Keep It Green Campaign.



We would be happy to share additional photos of the many important political and preservation leaders who attended the GSPT Forum on May 4, 2009.


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