Every town in New Jersey can take action to protect its water supplies and safeguard its residents from pollution, flooding, drought and other environmental harm. The Watershed works directly with municipal governments to enact measures that manage stormwater, protect stream corridors, limit clearing of forests, preserve open space, and respond to climate change. We also work with the New Jersey legislature and state agencies to strengthen environmental protections.
Grant Supports Efforts to Inspire Collaboration and Solve Regional Challenges
Thanks to ongoing support of the William Penn Foundation, The Watershed Institute will continue to collaborate with a coalition of organizations focused on strengthening state ...
Trenton Gets Greener — First Phase of Tree Planting has Begun
Sixteen trees have been planted in Mill Hill Park in Trenton to improve climate resiliency and promote a better environment as the first phase of ...
No New Development Until Flood Protections Passed
The Watershed Institute and other environmental advocates called for a moratorium on new development until the new Inland Flood Protection rule is adopted. Forty nine ...
Nascent Group Works on Assunpink Watershed Issues
Local and regional officials met recently to discover and explore regional issues and possible solutions for the Assunpink Watershed.
Address Climate Change Now
Urge Gov. Phil Murphy to release emergency rule protections from flooding and climate change now.
Urge State Leaders to Help Municipalities Control Flooding
Sign our petition to help towns and cities control flooding and let Gov. Phil Murphy, NJDEP and DCA know you oppose bureaucratic restrictions.
Princeton Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Green Infrastructure Ordinance
Princeton's ordinance beautifies and helps protect the region from flooding.