20Jun

Tell the NJ Senate to vote ‘YES’ on S1073

By Rob Nicolaides / Jun 20 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

Please urge your state Senator to vote for S1073, a bill scheduled for the Senate on Thursday, June 21 that will address the problem of water pollution and flooding.

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20Jun

Polluted Stormwater: A Challenge for New Jersey

In NJ, stormwater pollution accounts for 60 percent of the pollution that enters our waters. 40 other states have created and operate “stormwater utilities” to address this problem.

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18Jun

What Is A Watershed?

By Pam Podger / Jun 18 / Providing Environmental Education / No Comments

A watershed is an area of land that drains into a particular body of water, such as a stream, river, pond, or lake.

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18Jun

How Does Rain Cause Pollution?

When it rains, water is absorbed into the ground and recharges the aquifer. Because New Jersey is the most densely developed state in the nation, …

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18Jun

Is Flooding On The Rise?

By Pam Podger / Jun 18 / Uncategorized / No Comments

Hard surfaces like asphalt, concrete, and rooftops mean there is less room for rainfall and snowmelt to soak into the ground.

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18Jun

Do You Know Where Your Drinking Water Comes From?

By Pam Podger / Jun 18 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

The water we drink in our homes and workplaces comes from a variety of sources depending on where you live.

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18Jun

Will We Have Enough Water?

By Pam Podger / Jun 18 / Conserving and Restoring Habitats / No Comments

When there isn’t enough water, our streams, rivers and lakes dry up. This means all the critters who live in the water, as well as …

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18Jun

What Lives In Our Waterways?

By Pam Podger / Jun 18 / Uncategorized / No Comments

Our waterways are teeming with life—mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and many smaller creatures.

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12Jun

Fight the Proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement Project By June 22

By Pam Podger / Jun 12 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

In addition to helping us battle the proposed PennEast Pipeline, we urge you to weigh in against a pipeline proposed for Franklin Township. Comment deadline is June 22.

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9Jun

Watershed’s Green Roof and Rain Barrels at Princeton Parklet

The Princeton Parklet opened Saturday, featuring live music, free ice cream and displays of rain barrels and green roofs by The Watershed Institute.

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