Muddy Fun at 2019 Trail Run

The Watershed Institute’s 4th Annual 10K/5K Trail Run & Festival on Sunday was a muddy success with more than 200 racers braving the morning rain and humidity to run on the Watershed Reserve.

High School Climate Summit a Success

About 85 high school students recently gathered at The Watershed Institute for the Next Gen Climate Summit, tackling weighty climate and sustainability issues.

How Does Plastic Pollution Harm Water?

Plastic – which takes decades or even hundreds of years to decompose – poses a threat to our water supplies and water quality in a variety of ways.

Water-Wise Gardening With Rain Barrels – June 9 Workshop

Rain barrels are a low-cost way of conserving water to irrigate your garden and control stormwater runoff.

TCNJ Students Engage In Community Service

Twenty students from The College of New Jersey did habitat stewardship at The Watershed Institute as part of their Community Engaged Learning.

Annual Meeting Honors Dedicated Members

Annual Meeting honored longtime members for their contributions to The Watershed Institute during 70th Anniversary celebrations.

Living Saints Exhibit: April 23 – June 14

Lambertville artist Johanna Furst will display her Living Saints paintings of sacred trees in the East Gallery of The Watershed Center from April 23 – June 14.

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2019 Stream Cleanups

Volunteer for a Stream Cleanup Near You!

Join us for Earth Day celebrations on Saturdays, April 6 and 13 and volunteer to help remove trash, litter, and debris from local rivers and streams at our 13th Annual Stream Cleanup. Walk-ins welcome – rain or shine: Click to find a location near you…

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Watershed Trail Run

Run for Clean Water

The Watershed Trail Run helps to support the efforts of The Watershed Institute. All fitness levels are encouraged to participate in our 5k or 10k races! Run the beautiful Watershed Reserve, donate, or sponsor a runner!

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Organic Farm Shares Available!

Buy Fresh, Buy Local

Honey Brook Organic Farm on the Watershed Reserve sells fresh vegetables, herbs, and flowers that connects families with where their food is grown. The farm also educates people about local, sustainable practices. Purchase a CSA share this season!

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What’s Your Water-IQ?

What’s Your Water-IQ?

We invite you to examine your relationship with water. Every drop counts! Learn or brush up on basic facts about water, including where your drinking water comes from and how we can better protect water.

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Resources for Watershed Professionals

Resources for Watersheds

Watershed Resource Services promote the health and resiliency of New Jersey’s watersheds by strengthening, connecting, and mobilizing watershed organizations. We assist both small and large nonprofits in their efforts to protect local watersheds through our small grants program, one-on-one technical assistance, our workshop series, and more!

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Are you River-Friendly?

Are you River-Friendly?

Becoming River-Friendly is easy. Simply fill out the survey, which outlines actions you can take at home to protect…

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The Watershed Institute

Run a 5K or 10K for #CleanWater on the Watershed Reserve - Sunday, May 19 @ 12pm

Volunteer for Clean Water

Your time and investment in clean water gives us the power to accomplish great things. From measuring water quality to teaching classes, we connect passionate people with important work in our Watershed.