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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Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: SkeletonsWednesday Preschool Nature Class: Skeletons

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pmCheck out animal inner beauty. Children 3-5 years old...read more

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Skeletons

Check out animal...
Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Your Wildlife NeighborsYour Wildlife Neighbors

Saturday, Nov 4, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amIs your yard a habitat for native wildlife? Explore...read more

Your Wildlife Neighbors

Is your yard a habitat...
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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First Sunday Environmental Film SeriesFirst Sunday Environmental Film Series

Sunday, Nov 5, 2017
1:00pm - 3:00pmRiverblue

The impact of fast fashion is not just...read more

First Sunday Environmental Film Series

Riverblue

The...
Sunday, Nov 5, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes AliveTuesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes Alive

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amNo fear with the snakes here! Children 3-5 years old...read more

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes Alive

No fear with the...
Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes AliveWednesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes Alive

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pmNo fear with the snakes here! Children 3-5 years old...read more

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes Alive

No fear with the...
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Fall STEAM Ahead! Mini CampFall STEAM Ahead! Mini Camp

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
9:30am - 4:00pmIt's NJEA Convention time, that means public schools...read more

Fall STEAM Ahead! Mini Camp

It's NJEA Convention...
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm

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Fall STEAM Ahead! Mini CampFall STEAM Ahead! Mini Camp

Friday, Nov 10, 2017
9:30am - 4:00pmIt's NJEA Convention time, that means public schools...read more

Fall STEAM Ahead! Mini Camp

It's NJEA Convention...
Friday, Nov 10, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm

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Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Oh Deer! Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Oh Deer!

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amCome with us as we look for signs of our majestic friend...read more

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Oh Deer!

Come with us as...
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Oh Deer!Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Oh Deer!

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pmCome with us as we look for signs of our majestic friend...read more

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Oh Deer!

Come with us as...
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Out There: Voices from the WildOut There: Voices from the Wild

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
7:30pm - 9:00pmFacilitator Jeff Hoagland invites you to enjoy this...read more

Out There: Voices from the Wild

Facilitator Jeff...
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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Tiny Tots Walks with Ms. AllisonTiny Tots Walks with Ms. Allison

Monday, Nov 20, 2017
10:30am - 11:30amYou are never too young to start exploring outdoors! ...read more

Tiny Tots Walks with Ms. Allison

You are never too...
Monday, Nov 20, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

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Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Animal SuperheroesTuesday Preschool Nature Class: Animal Superheroes

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amAnimals perform amazing feats. Children 3-5 years old...read more

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Animal Superheroes

Animals perform...
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Animal SuperheroesWednesday Preschool Nature Class: Animal Superheroes

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pmAnimals perform amazing feats. Children 3-5 years old...read more

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Animal Superheroes

Animals perform...
Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Native American Life and Lore Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Native American Life and Lore

Monday, Nov 27, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amWhat did Lenape children do for fun? Take a hike through...read more

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Native American Life and Lore

What did Lenape...
Monday, Nov 27, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Who? Owls!Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Who? Owls!

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amWho hunts at night with silent flight? Owls! Children...read more

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Who? Owls!

Who hunts at night...
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Who? Owls!Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Who? Owls!

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pmWho hunts at night with silent flight? Owls! Children...read more

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Who? Owls!

Who hunts at night...
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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