Your water. Your environment. Your voice.

Latest News

  • Visit our Holiday Open House this Saturday, December 3rd from 1-4pm!

  • Nature shop purchases are 20% off with gift wrapping available by donation. The shop is open daily during Watershed Center Hours through December 23rd.


  • #EndPennEast

    Don’t Doubt the Drought

    Central New Jersey is currently in a drought warning! The Watershed Association works to encourage water conservation by promoting efforts to reduce daily water usage. As the local community continues to experience longer term drought conditions, it is important to be educated about the individual impact one can have. Find out how to increase water conservation in your home. Learn what you can do to save water.



  • #EndPennEast

    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.



  • Adult Education 2016

    Become a Citizen Naturalist
    Join an Adult Education Course

    Language of Nature is a unique series of adult courses on ecology and we are accepting registrations for the 2016 fall season. The upcoming six-week course is an in depth look at Trees of New Jersey. The course consists of 6 weeknight classes and 3 Saturday morning field trips. Classroom sessions at the Watershed Center focus on the science of our natural world, including evolution, classification, and ecological interactions. The field trips focus on identification and observation skills of species, habitats and behavior. No tests, no papers, no stress! Instructor: Bill Brash, Director (retired), Mercer County Soil Conservation. Enrollment is limited to 15 students per course, so reserve your spot now before they fill up!



  • River Friendly

    Are you River-Friendly?

    The River-Friendly Certification Programs promote clean water and a healthy environment through voluntary action by individuals and institutions. To achieve these goals we work one-on-one with residents, businesses, golf courses and schools to improve land stewardship practices. The program works to reduce pollution, conserve water, restore habitat for wildlife and educate the public about becoming better environmental stewards. Become River-Friendly Today!




 
 

Hours & Info

609-737-3735
The Watershed Center is open:

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10am - 4pm
(Closed on Holidays)

The Watershed Reserve is open daily: dawn to dusk.
 

Events

Candle Making Workshop


Saturday, December 10, 1:00-3:00PM, 8yo - adult, Fee per person: $10M/$15NM


Celebrate the approaching Winter Solstice and the return of the light by making candles with the Teacher-Naturalists! We will create hand-dipped candles and sand candles. Learn how to shape candles and add embellishments, then go home with your unique handmade gifts! Registration required.


Click for more details on these programs, registration, fees, and more!
 

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