Calendar of Events

Watershed Stormwater Conference

Watershed Stormwater Conference

Dec 11, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm

Stormwater is a significant problem in New Jersey.  From severe flooding to intense droughts and polluted drinking water, there are direct and indirect...

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Star Gazers

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Star Gazers

Dec 12, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am

Reach for the stars, Jupiter and Mars. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Star Gazers

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Star Gazers

Dec 13, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Reach for the stars, Jupiter and Mars. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class...

Candle Dip and Sip

Candle Dip and Sip

Dec 16, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Sip some wine while you learn to make colored tapers the old fashioned way in this adult night out. This is a fun and relaxing craft with beautiful results....

Candle Making

Candle Making

Dec 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Celebrate the approaching Winter Solstice and the return of the light by making candles with the Teacher-Naturalists!  We will create hand-dipped candles...

Welcome Winter Walk

Welcome Winter Walk

Jan 6, 2018 9:30am - 11:30am

Join Education Director Jeff Hoagland on a morning walk at the Mountain Lakes Preserve in Princeton to explore the wonders of the natural world in winter....

First Sunday Film Series: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (2017)

First Sunday Film Series: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (2017)

Jan 7, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm

An informative and entertaining documentary produced by celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, Wasted! takes you around the world, showing the 1.3 billion tons...

Tiny Tots Walks

Tiny Tots Walks

Jan 8, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am

You are never too young to start exploring outdoors!  You and your toddler (ages 18 months through 3 years) will experience nature as we share walks on...

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Story Time Winter

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Story Time Winter

Jan 9, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Frosty Fun and Snuggly Stories. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Story Time Winter

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Story Time Winter

Jan 10, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Frosty Fun and Snuggly Stories. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes...

In Search of Owls I

In Search of Owls I

Jan 12, 2018 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Begin the evening indoors with a presentation that will introduce you to owls, their calls and adaptations. After a Naturalist-led night hike in search...

Fabric Paint Intensive

Fabric Paint Intensive

Jan 13, 2018 10:00am - 4:00pm

Dive into the surprising and diverse world of fabric paints. Come explore a half dozen artistic fabric paint techniques with Master Artisan Lian Sawires...

Camp Open House

Camp Open House

Jan 13, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Summer will be here before you know it! Children ages 5 - 16 and their families can learn more about our 2018 Watershed Nature Camp at any of our three...

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: What's in a cone?

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: What's in a cone?

Jan 16, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Pine cones and spruce cones and hemlocks, oh my! Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: What's in a cone?

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: What's in a cone?

Jan 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Pine cones and spruce cones and hemlocks, oh my! Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

The Literary Language of Nature

The Literary Language of Nature

Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 18, 2018 7:30pm

Through reading some classic and contemporary nature prose and poetry, examine how writers from Genesis to modern times have captured the natural world,...

The Hibernation Challenge

The Hibernation Challenge

Jan 20, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm

 Would you survive as a hibernating animal? The Hibernation Challenge is a fun and informative way to explore winter ecology and the engineering design...

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: The Frozen Forest

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: The Frozen Forest

Jan 22, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Is "the dead of winter" a myth? Find out about the lives of plants and animals during this seemingly silent season. Students may be divided into two groups...

 Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Tracks and Trails

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Tracks and Trails

Jan 23, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Who's been sneaking through the winter woods? Follow the tracks to find out. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Tracks and Trails

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Tracks and Trails

Jan 24, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Who's been sneaking through the winter woods? Follow the tracks to find out. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors...

Ground Hog Day Celebration

Ground Hog Day Celebration

Jan 27, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Celebrate Groundhog Day at the Watershed Reserve with a hike to check out several burrows of these furry weather forecasters. Learn about their life history...

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Ground Hog Day

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Ground Hog Day

Jan 30, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Sun or Shadow? Can a ground hog really predict the season? Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

 Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Ground Hog Day

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Ground Hog Day

Jan 31, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Sun or Shadow? Can a ground hog really predict the seasons? Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

 Camp Open House

Camp Open House

Jan 31, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Summer will be here before you know it! Children ages 5 - 16 and their families can learn more about our 2018 Watershed Nature Camp at any of our three...

Storytelling: Weaving Winter Tales

Storytelling: Weaving Winter Tales

Feb 3, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Step away from the screen, cozy up and listen to our storytellers spin yarns from several cultures. Spark your imagination with stories both funny and...

Botanical Drawing: Weeds in Winter

Botanical Drawing: Weeds in Winter

Feb 3, 2018 11:00am - 3:30pm

Celebrate the endless variety of structures and the fascinating shapes and textures of the weeds of winter. Join a Watershed naturalist on an exploratory...

First Sunday Film: Tapped

First Sunday Film: Tapped

Feb 4, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm

This 2009 documentary film on bottled water will help you see that this seemingly clean industry is not what it appears to be. It reveals the truth that...

 Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Winter Trees

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Winter Trees

Feb 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Look up at branches and twigs against the winter sky. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Winter Trees

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Winter Trees

Feb 7, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Look up at twigs and branches against the winter sky. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

 In Search of Owls II

In Search of Owls II

Feb 9, 2018 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Begin the evening indoors with a presentation that will introduce you to owls, their calls and adaptations. After a Naturalist-led night hike in search...


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Preschool Nature Class - Stained Glass WingsPreschool Nature Class - Stained Glass Wings

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amChildren 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring...read more

Preschool Nature Class - Stained Glass Wings

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Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Butterfly House Tour Butterfly House Tour

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017
10:30am - 11:30amJoin one of our Teacher-Naturalists for a guided tour...read more

Butterfly House Tour

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Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

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Preschool Nature Class - Stained Glass WingsPreschool Nature Class - Stained Glass Wings

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amChildren 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring...read more

Preschool Nature Class - Stained Glass Wings

Children 3-5 years...
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Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Butterfly Tea PartyButterfly Tea Party

Friday, Aug 4, 2017
10:30am - 12:00pmJoin the Teacher-Naturalists for the final butterfly...read more

Butterfly Tea Party

Join the Teacher-Naturalists...
Friday, Aug 4, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

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Great Stream Exploration - Rock Brook in MontgomeryGreat Stream Exploration - Rock Brook in Montgomery

Saturday, Aug 5, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amJoin us at Bessie Grover Memorial Park in Montgomery...read more

Great Stream Exploration - Rock Brook in Montgomery

Join us at Bessie...
Saturday, Aug 5, 2017
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Preschool Nature Class - Where do Animals Sleep?Preschool Nature Class - Where do Animals Sleep?

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amChildren 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring...read more

Preschool Nature Class - Where do Animals Sleep?

Children 3-5 years...
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Butterfly House TourButterfly House Tour

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017
10:30am - 11:30amJoin one of our Teacher-Naturalists for a guided tour...read more

Butterfly House Tour

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Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

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Preschool Nature Class - Where do Animals Sleep?Preschool Nature Class - Where do Animals Sleep?

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amChildren 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring...read more

Preschool Nature Class - Where do Animals Sleep?

Children 3-5 years...
Thursday, Aug 10, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Butterfly FestivalButterfly Festival

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
10:00am - 4:00pmEarly Bird tickets are now available for our 17th Annual...read more

Butterfly Festival

Early Bird tickets...
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Preschool Nature Class - Shapes in NaturePreschool Nature Class - Shapes in Nature

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amChildren 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring...read more

Preschool Nature Class - Shapes in Nature

Children 3-5 years...
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Butterfly House TourButterfly House Tour

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
10:30am - 11:30amJoin one of our Teacher-Naturalists for the final guided...read more

Butterfly House Tour

Join one of our...
Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

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Preschool Nature Class - Shapes in NaturePreschool Nature Class - Shapes in Nature

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amChildren 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring...read more

Preschool Nature Class - Shapes in Nature

Children 3-5 years...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Japanese Textile Patterning & Dyeing WorkshopJapanese Textile Patterning & Dyeing Workshop

Saturday, Aug 26, 2017
10:00am - 4:00pmArt courses are conducted by instructors from the Arts...read more

Japanese Textile Patterning & Dyeing Workshop

Art courses are...
Saturday, Aug 26, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

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