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County Animal Response Team (CART)

Volunteers, government agencies, private sector and other entities serving as first responders to animal issues in disasters.

New Jersey Animal Emergency Working Group (AEWG) 

A coalition of groups concerned with assisting animals in disasters.  


Fall 2012
Saturday, February 2, 2013

NJ CART 2012 Year in Review

NJDA and AEWG with the assistance of the Middlesex CART and OEM will host a CART review at the Middlesex Fire Academy in Sayreville, NJ. In past years, during the annual AEWG Symposium, we have often included a spot for a CART Year in Review Session. As this has been a very popular part of the symposium and 2012 saw quite a bit of CART activity, we decided the CARTs needed their own day dedicated to sharing all their achievements from the previous calendar year. In addition to CART leaders, all CART members will be invited to this meeting. We also will be inviting attendees from the AEWG (Animal Emergency Working Group), our local, state, and federal partners in animal emergency planning, preparedness and response, and other animal industry stakeholders.

Click here for registration form and information.
Wednesday, April 10, 2012

15th Annual Animal Emergency Working Group (AEWG) Symposium

The AEWG Symposium will take place at the Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center in Westampton, focusing on fire preparedness: prevention and response.  Learn important information about Fire Safety with an emphasis on forest fires, house fires and barn fires.  The AEWG Symposium is a great networking opportunity for your animal or emergency organization to make connections and benefit from the classes offered throughout the day 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  A variety of speakers will be sharing their knowledge and experience.

Stay tuned for registration information.  If you have any questions, contact:

Debra Moscatiello, NJDA—Division of Marketing and Development, 609-984-4389.