Time & Location
Jun 01, 2023, 6:00 PM
Hawk Pointe Golf Club, 4 Clubhouse Drive, Washington, NJ 07882, USA
About the event
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Join the Musconetcong Watershed Association as we celebrate another year of impact. Our speakers for the event will be Laura Tessieri, Executive Director of North Jersey RC&D, and Edward Clerico, CEO Emeritus of Natural Systems Utilities. MWA Board, Staff and guests will provide anecdotes on where we've been as well as updates on where the organization is going. Looking ahead, we have much to get excited about!
- We continue to monitor water quality in the River and anticipate new threats to water quality;
- Our team of dedicated volunteers and staff continues to restore the Asbury Mill;
- We will work with homeowners to increase native plantings on their property, further protecting the River from stormwater runoff;
- And so much more! We invite you to stay tuned as we announce new projects and events in the Watershed.
Laura Tessieri is the Executive Director for North Jersey Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D), a lead nonprofit organization focused on working with farmers towards increased soil health, agricultural sustainability, and water resource protection. North Jersey RC&D manages multiple federal awards including a Conservation Innovation Grant, Equity in Conservation Outreach, and an upcoming Climate Smart Commodity project. Laura has over 15 years of experience in conservation and watershed management. Prior to RC&D, Laura worked with the Delaware River Basin Commission as a Water Resource Engineer. Laura is a licensed professional engineer and holds a dual B.S. in Bioresource Engineering from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
Edward Clerico is recognized as an innovator and entrepreneur in the field of sustainable infrastructure. He is noted for having made significant achievements in the practices of water recycling and carbon reuse, with over 40 projects which are part of America’s leading green buildings and neighborhoods and most of which entail complete design, build and operation services. He is a licensed professional engineer and a LEED Accredited Professional.
Mr. Clerico has 30 years of experience in water resource management and is the Founder and former President of Applied Water Management, Inc. (AWM) and CEO of Natural Systems Utilities (NSU). The merged NSU/AWM companies are now established as the leading distributed water infrastructure entity in the US. He also previously held executive roles with American Water as Technical Development Director and VP of Strategy.
Mr. Clerico presently serves as CEO Emeritus of NSU while launching an agroforestry hazelnut venture in conjunction with Rutgers University. Mr. Clerico has also been Co–Principal Investigator on research sponsored by the Water Environment Research Federation (WERF) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and presently serves as Chair of WEF’s Distributed Water Infrastructure Task Force.