Land conservation and environmental restoration are key tools to protect clean water. The Watershed Institute has preserved nearly 1,000 acres of land at the Watershed Reserve and has partnered with local land trusts to preserve hundreds of additional acres in the region. We also engage in environmental restoration actions like planting trees, restoring meadows, installing “green infrastructure” and removing old dams.
An Invasive Species Comic Book!
Hopewell Valley senior, Sophia Noto, created this project to qualify for a Girl Scouts Gold Award.
Our Core Issues – 2022
In 2022, we are working on our core issues to keep water clean, safe and healthy.
Urge Gov. Phil Murphy To Block PennEast Pipeline
Use our link and send a letter to the governor to halt PennEast!
Green Infrastructure Maintenance Webinar
When: Feb. 25, 9 – 11:30 a.m. Cost: $150 (per municipality) Questions? Kory Kreiseder at [email protected] Intended for: Municipalities & Public Works Departments A new state rule ...
Rain Gardens Added to Hightstown Park to Absorb Runoff
The Watershed Institute recently installed two shallow rain gardens and a pollinator garden to manage stormwater runoff and foster wildlife habitat at the Rocky Brook ...
To HABs and HABs Not
Watershed scientists will install floating wetlands to mitigate toxic algae blooms in Rosedale Lake.
Stronger State Protections for Local Waterways
Jacob’s Creek in Hopewell Township and Rock Brook in Montgomery Township were officially designated as Category One streams with Monday’s publication of the ...