EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - With more than a million members and over 400 scientists, The Nature Conservancy works to impact conservation around the world, including here in New Jersey.  On Wednesday, March 4, Mary Conti, director of marketing for the New Jersey Chapter, will discuss the organization’s work in the state and how local residents can get involved in standing up for nature.

The program, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. at the East Brunswick Public Library, 2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive. It is part of the Option Green lecture series sponsored by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission in partnership with the library.

Conti will discuss how The Nature Conservancy is working in New Jersey to protect land, fresh water and the Jersey Shore for people and wildlife, and how local residents can get involved. She’ll also discuss the organization’s national and international work on six continents. 

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A lifelong East Brunswick resident, Conti has been overseeing marketing and communications for The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey since 2012, making conservation relevant and compelling for wide audiences so that nature has a voice now and for generations to come.

Friends EBEC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to conservation and environmental education. Membership is free and open to all township residents. For more information, go to friendsebec.com or send email to friendsebec@gmail.com.