The Literary Language of Nature

The Literary Language of Nature

Mar 1, 2018 – Mar 1, 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,…

Winter Fairy Land

Winter Fairy Land

Feb 24, 2018 10:30am – 1:00pm

Celebrate winter with the mystical creatures of the Watershed Reserve. Don your fairy attire for dancing and magical games. Spend time indoors listening…

 Camp Open House

Camp Open House

Feb 24, 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…

 Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Maple Sugaring

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Maple Sugaring

Feb 26, 2018 10:00am – 11:30am

Discover the folklore and science of maple sugaring. Learn how trees are tapped and take part in the maple syrup taste test.  Come dressed for both indoor…

 Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Sensible Senses

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Sensible Senses

Feb 27, 2018 10:00am – 11:30am

Look! Listen! Smell! Feel! Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes…

Maple Sugaring Brunch & Hike

Maple Sugaring Brunch & Hike

Mar 3, 2018 9:30am – 11:30am

Join us at the Watershed Center for this popular annual event.  Hike with the Teacher-Naturalists to our tapped trees, learn about the process to convert…

First Sunday Film: DamNation

First Sunday Film: DamNation

Mar 4, 2018 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us for a free showing of DamNation, a powerful film that explores how rivers bound back to life when obsolete dams are removed. Migrating salmon and…

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Bears

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Bears

Mar 6, 2018 10:00am – 11:30am

Does a bear sleep in the woods? Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes…

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Life Underwater

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Life Underwater

Mar 13, 2018 10:00am – 11:30am

Discover the denizens of the deep. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes…

The Language of Nature: Birds of New Jersey

The Language of Nature: Birds of New Jersey

Mar 14, 2018 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Instructor: Dr. Luke Butler, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, TCNJ Get ready for the song of spring by learning about our feathered neighbors….

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class:The Secret life of Rodents

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class:The Secret life of Rodents

Mar 20, 2018 10:00am – 11:30am

Mouse in the House! Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes outdoor…

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Off the Reserve: Vernal Pools

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Off the Reserve: Vernal Pools

Mar 26, 2018 10:00am – 11:30am

  Take a special visit to learn about ephemeral pools. These temporary ponds serve as habitat for distinctive species.  This will take place at a…

 Tuesday Preschool Nature Class:Birds of Prey Play

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class:Birds of Prey Play

Mar 27, 2018 10:00am – 11:30am

Eagles and falcons and owls, Oh My! Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class…