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October 2017

Macros Sampling Demo & Fall Walk in Rutgers EcoPreserve

October 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rutgers Business School kiosk (Avenue E, Piscataway), 100 Rockafeller Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Join the LRWP, our Watershed Ambassadors, and Rutgers Professor Richard Lathrop (Director of the Rutgers University Ecological Preserve and the Sustainable Raritan River Initiative) for an afternoon ramble and macroinvertebrate sampling demonstration in Rutgers EcoPreserve. We will be sampling in Buell Brook, a headwater stream that flows through the Rutgers University Ecological Preserve before emptying into the Raritan River in Johnson Park. The EcoPreserve serves as a natural teaching area and outdoor recreation hub with over 7 miles of trails.…

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March 2019

Rutgers Eco Preserve Walking Tour with Professor David Tulloch

March 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson Park, 1030 River Road
Piscataway Township, NJ United States

For the LRWP's inaugural "Watershed Highlights and Hidden Streams: Walks of the Watershed" Rutgers Professor David Tulloch will help us trace connections between Buell Brook and the Raritan River, starting at Johnson Park in Piscataway and traveling to Rutgers' Eco Preserve. Many people visit Rutgers’ Eco Preserve and don't think of its connection to the Raritan River, even when they are only a few hundreds of yards away from it. This walk will look more at the connection and what it…

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May 2019

May 18 – Watershed Highlights: Duke Island Greenway walking tour

May 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Duke Island Park, Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807 United States
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Join LRWP Board Member Professor David Tulloch as he leads our second "Watershed Highlights and Hidden Streams" walking tour of 2019! Professor Tulloch will help us connect the old constructed landscapes of the canal at Duke Island County Park through a new greenway / bikeway that has been developed along the Raritan and crosses over into the Duke Farms properties. Many area residents are likely familiar with individual pieces of these recreation spaces. Fewer have made the walk to connect…

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November 2019

November 9 – Watershed Highlights Walking Tour, Monmouth Battlefield

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, 16 Business Route 33
Manalapan, NJ 07726
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Please join the LRWP on Saturday November 9, 10-noon for our final “Watershed Highlights and Hidden Streams” walking tour of 2019! This tour will kick off from Monmouth Battlefield and include exploring the Wemrock Brook area of Manalapan Brook Watershed. This hike will be led by LRWP Board Member and Rutgers Professor David Tulloch, who shares this about his plans for the morning: "In contrast with past hikes along the river itself, this outing will explore one of the more…

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