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.

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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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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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Peddie School Builds Floating Wetlands at Meadow Lakes

Four small floating wetlands were installed recently at the Meadow Lakes retirement community in East Windsor with the help of about 20 Peddie School students involved in Earth Day activities.

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How Do Trees Benefit Us?

You probably know that the trees in your yard provide shade, privacy, carbon absorption, wildlife habitat, and air quality benefits. Trees are like the lungs of the planet, they breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen.

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School’s Out Camp – April 1 – 5

Our School’s Out program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 1-5 offers varied and fun daylong themes as kids explore the Watershed Center and Reserve.

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Stream Cleanups – April 6 and 13

Volunteer to clean up a stream at one of 13 locations on April 6 an 13 to benefit stream health and wildlife habitat.

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Nominate a Teacher for the 2019 Richard Rotter Award

By Rob Nicolaides / Feb 13 / Providing Environmental Education / No Comments

The Watershed Institute is searching for an area teacher to recognize with its annual Richard Rotter Award for Excellence in Environmental Education. Nominate a teacher - deadline March 1, 2019.

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Climate Resiliency Panel

An expert from The Watershed Institute will discuss Princeton stormwater issues at a free panel on climate resilience from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the Princeton Public Library.

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March 3 – Chasing Ice

Acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth's changing climate.

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