The Watershed serves more than 10,000 children, teens and adults through more than 300 education programs and events each year for schools, community groups and the general public. Our programs aim to increase environmental literacy, build awareness of environmental issues, inspire empathy for the natural world, and promote environmental stewardship.
Learn More About Our Environmental Programs
First Grads from Green Infrastructure Program for Professionals
The Watershed Institute graduated 15 people from its inaugural class in green infrastructure management for landscape professionals, which was done in collaboration with the Chesapeake Bay ...
Earth Month 2020
The celebration of this transformational moment in the nation’s history -- the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day -- comes at a challenging time.
Virtual Session – April 30: How To Combat Harmful Developments in Your Town
At this virtual session, the panel will explore the public’s rights throughout the process, and how to learn about projects at the outset.
Nature Note – Signs of Spring
The study of nature’s calendar – or the annual sequencing of plant and animal life cycle events – is known as phenology. This study of cyclical ...
Nature Hunt Adventure
Use all of your senses in this fun, outdoor activity for all ages!
Three New River-Friendly Schools
As the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day approaches in April, we are especially appreciative of local schools and water authorities that promote conservation and other ...
2020 Science Teacher Academy
The Watershed Science Teacher Academy is a research-based partnership with Princeton University that offers an invaluable experience for educators teaching kindergarten through high school. Learn ...