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Climate Change and Its Effect on New Jersey's Environment

September 29, 2014

Please join The Nature Conservancy ("TNC") and New Jersey board members Dennis Toft and Gerry Smith for a discussion on the effects of climate change with New Jersey State Climatologist, Dr. David Robinson.

Attendees will also learn more about TNC's programs and its connection to mitigation banks. Light refreshments will be served, and Continuing Legal Education credits will be offered.

Monday, September 29, 2014
6:00 - 8:30 pm

Wolff & Samson PC
One Boland Drive
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Program Schedule
6:00-6:30 pm
Networking & Refreshments

6:30-8:30 pm

Please RSVP by September 23, 2014 to

David A. Robinson, Ph.D.

Dr. David A. Robinson is a professor in the Department of Geography at Rutgers University and also serves as New Jersey's State Climatologist. He is a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, participated in the recent National Climate Assessment, and sits on Board of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate at the National Academy of Sciences. He has chaired two National Research Council panels and the American Meteorological Society's Polar Meteorology and Oceanography Committee, and is a past president of the American Association of State Climatologists. Dr. Robinson is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and has received a NOAA Environmental Hero award, as well as the Lifetime Achievement award of the Association of American Geographer's Climate Specialty Group and recently the Rutgers Presidential Public Service Award. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey.

Dr. Robinson received a BS in geology from Dickinson College and a doctorate in earth sciences from Columbia University. He was an associate research scientist at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory prior to heading to Rutgers in 1989.

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the web at