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.
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Former Campers Shape Summer Experiences
Former counselors and counselors-in-training lead activities at the Watershed Nature Camp.
Watershed Institute Scientists Alarmed By New Harmful Algal Blooms
A serious public health risk caused by multiple harmful algal blooms (HABs) is currently present in waterways including parts of the Millstone River, Lake Carnegie, ...
Watershed Institute Ramps Up Engagement with Trenton Schools
The Watershed Institute has increased its engagement with Trenton schools, empowering students to create deeper connections with their waterways, understand the impact of human activities ...
Bluegills Showcase Their Fathering Skills!
Bluegills have spawned in the stream tank in the Watershed Center's Discovery Hall!
Watershed Staff Grow Host Plants For Hungry Caterpillars
Watershed Educators Vicky Allen and Alison Novobilsky aim to grow enough host plants to satisfy caterpillars inside the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House this season.
Environmental Youth Programs Encompass Trenton & Hightstown
Two environmental youth leadership programs spread awareness of urgent issues.
Princeton Middle School Students Explore Science
Sixth and seventh graders immersed themselves in real-world data collection and hands-on learning on the first field trip in two years.