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.
Hopewell Restoration Project Aims to Clean up Beden Brook
A demonstration project in Hopewell Borough will create a ribbon of green plantings in an effort to slow the polluted runoff.
Restoration of Wargo Pond’s Outdoor Classroom
One of the most highly visited destinations on the 950-acre Watershed Reserve is getting an ecological face-lift. The Watershed Institute’s Stewardship Team consisting of ...
70 Things You Can Do About Climate Change
Small actions add up to big impacts. We can all have a more positive impact, so to celebrate our 70th Anniversary, we made a list ...
Volunteer in our Butterfly House this Summer!
Join us from 8-10 a.m. on Tuesdays or Fridays for volunteering sessions in the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. Get to know the plants and ...
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.
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 ...
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.