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  • Watershed Center

    Introducing the new Watershed Center for Environmental Advocacy, Science, and Education

    Designed to be LEED Platinum certified, our state-of-the-art technologies, laboratory, and interactive exhibits will model how we can all live more environmentally responsible lives. Click here to learn how our new environmental center will transform the heart of the Watershed Reserve.



  • Watershed Nature Camp 2015

    Watershed Nature Camp
    Spots are still available!

    Camp is back and better than ever, with Before and After care available to accommodate your busy schedule and expanded camp sessions with more weeks available. Give your child the gift of an outdoor education. Check out our camp brochure to sign up.



  • Adult Education 2015

    Become a Citizen Naturalist
    Adult Education Courses at the Reserve

    In collaboration with professors from local colleges and universities, we are offering a series of courses on The Language of Nature. Upon completion of all four courses, students will earn a “Citizen Naturalist” certificate. The first course begins in March 2015. Enrollment is limited to 15 students per course, so reserve your spot now before it fills up.



  • Stop the PennEast Pipeline!

    The route of the proposed PennEast natural gas pipeline is planned to cut through ecologically-sensitive areas of Hopewell Township, devastating a 125-foot wide swath of protected forests, wetlands, open space, farmland, and pristine waterways in its wake. Help us defend the land we have worked hard to protect over the past 65 years. Click to learn more about this issue.



  • 15th Annual Watershed Butterfly Festival

    Our annual Butterfly Festival, held on the grounds of our 930-acre Watershed Reserve, has been a popular family event attracting around 3,000 visitors every summer. This year will be especially spectacular as we unveil the NEW Watershed Center and Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. We will have tethered Balloon rides available on site for a spectacular view of the Watershed Reserve. You can purchase tickets at the festival and even enter a raffle to win your own hot air balloon ride for 4. Also featured will be live stage entertainment by the Dadz, local artisans, delicious food, an insect zoo, hay rides, nature walks, and our famous Butterfly and Bug Parade. (Don’t forget your costume!) Click to grab your tickets now!


 

Events

Butterfly House Tours

Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, &17, 10:00AM-11:00AM each week, Adults & Families $5 per person

Drop in for a Naturalist-led tour of the new Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. Learn about the nectar and host plants we have selected to grow, the butterflies that inhabit the house and how you can encourage butterflies to visit your home garden. If time allows, we will venture into the field with nets to try our hand at catching butterflies. Registration is not required.

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