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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Hitting the Streams With the Watershed Academy
A dozen high school students learned about stream health, habitat and human impacts.
An Incurable Curiosity
Sometimes, a chance encounter with a new organism can be simply hypnotic: A hellgrammite prowling beneath a stone in quiet Jacob’s Creek, a pink ...
Playing in the woods and fields for hours on end. Enjoying burgers on the grill with ripe Jersey tomatoes and sweet corn. Enduring those hot, ...
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 ...
Clean Water, Stewardship and Environmental Education Interns Join Watershed
Seven interns have joined The Watershed Institute as interns this summer and will do field research, environmental education and stewardship.
Watershed Benefits from Creative Philanthropy
The Watershed Institute has been chosen for creative philanthropy by donors ranging from middle school students to adults.
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.