Stewardship

We welcome the chance to work with you and your community to improve the health of our Lower Raritan Watershed, and to develop the next generation of environmental stewards. Below are examples of the types of stewardship opportunities we support and engage in throughout the watershed. Do you have an idea for a clean-up, or a project you would like to partner on? Let us know!

December 2017, Green Brook Clean-up

2017 Accomplishments:

11 clean-ups of area streams
1 rain garden installation
1 pollinator garden installation
2 rain barrel builds (30 barrels total!)
2 water quality monitoring trainings
4 multi-week environmental education programs in the schools
9 general meetings
7 special events (NOAA resilience workshop, field trips, special lectures)
8 environmental festivals or other outreach events
18 stream segments monitored
30+ research/internship projects completed
and so much more…

2016 Accomplishments:

16 clean-ups of area streams
1 pollinator garden installation
1 rain garden installation
3 water quality monitoring trainings (visual habitat, pathogens and macroinvertebrate identification)
3 multi-week K-12 environmental education programs
9 stakeholder meetings
7 special events (dance performances, gallery openings, field trips and special lectures)
10 community meetings, environmental festivals or other outreach events
2 blessings of area streams
20 stream segments monitored
30+ research/internship projects
and so much more….