“Renaissance on the Raritan” film to be broadcast on NJTV, August 1

July 24, 2013

njtv“Reimagining our Watershed: A Renaissance on the Raritan,” a 30-minute film produced by the Sustainable Raritan River Initiative at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and the Rutgers iTV studio with the support of the Cape Branch Foundation, will be aired by NJTV at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 1. Additional airings will be on August 3 at 4:00 a.m.; August 5 at 10:30 p.m.; and August 7 at 4:30 a.m.

The film is the first to celebrate the many environmental achievements made in the Raritan River Watershed. Featuring projects and organizations that are making a positive difference in the quality of life across the Raritan Basin. From Peapack-Gladstone to Perth Amboy, and with Raritan Borough as a central focus, this film captures an enthusiasm that reminds us that this is indeed, a marvelous and wonderful place to call home.

The Sustainable Raritan River Initiative, under the direction of Dr. Judy Shaw, brings together the broader university with key leaders from across the region and state through the Sustainable Raritan River Collaborative with the primary goal to restore and protect the Raritan River and all its tributaries for the benefit of residents, businesses and the environment.

Viewers should check NJTV’s programming guides for cable provider channel lineup. Many thanks to John Servidio and Debra Falk of NJTV Public Media for making this showing possible.

 

Recent Posts

NJSPL – New Jersey Employment Concerns Revisited

As 2024 began with yet another surprisingly strong jobs report for the U.S. (353,000 jobs added in January and the unemployment rate steady at 3.7%), and with a full year’s worth of 2023 state-level employment data now available, it’s worth briefly revisiting some of...

New Research: The Traffic Calming Effect of Delineated Bicycle Lanes

Abstract We analyze the effect of a bicycle lane on traffic speeds. Computer vision techniques are used to detect and classify the speed and trajectory of over 9,000 motor-vehicles at an intersection that was part of a pilot demonstration in which a bicycle lane was...

Upcoming Events

Event Series CAREERS

Career Virtual Drop-ins

Virtual

Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]