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Gov. Christine Todd Whitman to Join Panel on Local Action/Global Impact

Gov. Christine Todd Whitman to Join Panel on
May 10

Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Summit, NJ Reeves-Reed Arboretum announces a three part series on climate change and sustainability called LOCAL ACTION/GLOBAL IMPACT. Long a champion of environmental awareness, the Arboretum fosters public, corporate and private collaborative initiatives to promote sustainability efforts that educate the community and promote public participation. Joining the Arboretum in presenting this series are partners Ciel Power and Green Summit.

The first event of LOCAL ACTION/GLOBAL IMPACT is a panel discussion on May 10 focusing on clean water issues in New Jersey as affected by climate change. The panelists will include: Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, former head of the EPA and founder of The Whitman Strategy Group, providing environmental and energy consulting services to organizations and government agencies; J. Douglas Reid-Green, senior technical lead for BASF's environmental remediation team; Jennifer Coffey, Executive Director of the Association of NJ Environmental Commissions; Randall Solomon, Executive Director of Sustainable Jersey; and, David Naidu, President of the Common Council of Summit, NJ, and a partner at K&L Gates with an emphasis on environment, land and natural resources.

The panel discussion will begin at 7 pm at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Admission is $10 per person for RRA members; $15 for non-members. There will be a special meet-and-greet reception with the panelists at 6:30. Limited admission to the reception is $25 and includes the panel discussion. Please go to to make your paid reservations and for more information on LOCAL ACTION/GLOBAL IMPACT.


Celebrating over 40 years as a historic public garden and education resource, Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates and enriches the public through horticulture and environmental education, and the care and utilization of the gardens and estate. Open 7 days, the Arboretum is listed on both the National and New Jersey State Historic Registers. Funding for RRA has been made possible in part by the NJ Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Dept. of Parks & Community Renewal.

REEVES-REED ARBORETUM....a place to grow for everyone!