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
Become a Rutgers University Environmental Steward
Help protect the environment by enrolling in this course in Mercer County.
Freshwater Scientist’s Career Sparked at the Watershed
Former Freshwater Science magazine editor and Penn State Behrend academic dean says The Watershed Institute helped shape her career path.
Hopewell Borough Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect on Earth Day
Hopewell Borough Council finalized a ban on single-use plastic bags.
Academy Program Sparks Student Engagement
As fires burn hundreds of acres in the West, snowstorms bury the Rockies and floods engulf the South simultaneously, the harsh realities of climate change ...
Green Infrastructure Certification – Feb. 6-7
The Watershed Institute is collaborating on a two-day Green Infrastructure Certification with the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional organization.
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Keeping water clean, safe, and healthy is the heart of our mission.
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