29May

Support Stronger Protections for NJ’s Streams

Please sign our petition in support of greater protections for about 750 miles of streams and rivers in New Jersey.

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16May

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.

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8May

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.

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8Feb

Honey Brook Organic Farm Practices Stewardship

The farm on the Watershed Reserve sells fresh vegetables, herbs, and flowers through its CSA program. Farm shares are now on sale for the upcoming season.

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17Jan

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Did you know that 2018 marked the wettest year on record in New Jersey since record-keeping began in 1895? New Jersey received more than 64 inches of precipitation last year, a whopping 18 inches higher than normal.

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26Jul

2018 Butterfly House is Breathtaking

The 2018 season is in full swing at the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. The full life cycle of our wonderful winged creatures is a sight to behold.

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18Jun

Is Flooding On The Rise?

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

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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15Feb

Stormwater Utilities Would Benefit NJ

Stormwater utilities, a tool for managing flooding and water pollution, are gaining prominence in NJ as a better way to capture rain and fix old stormwater systems while benefiting homeowners and ...

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26Oct

Watershed Installs Floating Wetlands

The Watershed recently installed floating wetlands at the Meadow Lakes retirement community in East Windsor and, if successful, this innovative approach to improving water quality may be expanded...

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