Please fill out the information below before downloading a copy of the Rainwater Harvesting with Rain Barrels Trainer Manual. By using the materials included with this manual you are agreeing to abide by the terms of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) Rain Barrel Train the Trainer program. This includes notifying the author when you are organizing a rain barrel activity (display, presentation, workshop. etc.). The sign in sheet should be completed by all the event participants, with the date, location, and type of event, with a copy returned to the author. The information on the sign-in sheet will be used by RCE to follow up with participants and determine the impact of our programs. By using the included scripted PowerPoint presentation you also agree to give RCE and Clean Virginia Waterways credit for the original presentation. This includes stating to your audience that the presentation was originally developed by Rutgers Cooperative Extension and Clean Virginia Waterways and displaying both logos on the first slide of the presentation, if using.
Additionally, this form is part of a research project conducted by Rutgers Cooperative Extension to determine whether this program curriculum is adopted by its participants and the impact that it has. A follow up survey will be sent at a future date to help make this determination. Participation is voluntary and is open to all New Jersey residents. If you do not want to participate in this study disregard the form. For further information contact Michele Bakacs at 732-398-5274 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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. This informed consent form was approved by the Rutgers University Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects on August 14, 2012; approval of this form expires on November 1, 2016.”