NEWS & EVENTS

Banner Season for Owl Banding

Hundreds of Northern Saw-whet Owls have been banded in the fifth year of field research at the Watershed Reserve and Mercer Meadows.

Winter Trail Closures Dec. – Feb.

We are selectively closing some of our trails on the listed dates. Please know that our trails are always open on Sundays for general enjoyment.

Green Infrastructure Certification – Dec. 6-7

The Watershed Institute is collaborating on a two-day Green Infrastructure Certification with the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional organization.

Inaugural Student Photography Show – Nov. 6 – Dec. 14

The Watershed Center’s first student photography exhibit depicts the theme of “Reflection and the Environment.”

New Jersey Watershed Conference Advances Knowledge on Clean Water

The 2nd Annual New Jersey Watershed Conference brings stakeholders together on clean water issues.

New Tool to Combat Flooding and Water Pollution

Watershed conference explores new tool to combat flooding and water pollution at recent conference.

New Toolkit for Science Teachers

The Watershed Institute has developed a toolkit of class materials that align with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Conserve Wildlife Foundation Honors Watershed Educator

Pat Heaney, a Senior Educator at The Watershed Institute, will be honored with a Women & Wildlife awards from Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey.

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NJ Watershed Conference

NJ Watershed Conference

The 2nd Annual NJ Watershed Conference is an educational event that aims to advance knowledge and communications on issues related to water quality and quantity across the state – open to environmental professionals, government officials, & interested members of the general public….



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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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Our New Name!

Our New Name!

The Board of Trustees voted in April to change our name to The Watershed Institute ….



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Stop the PennEast Pipeline

Stop the PennEast Pipeline

We oppose the proposal by PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC., to build a natural gas pipeline through ecologically…



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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.