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  • Events Archive - The Watershed Institute
    Finder Connect Menu Search Find Events Event Views Navigation View As List Month Day Events In Search Events for March 2016 Calendar Month Navigation February April Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 28 29 Working with Interns 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 2016 NJ Land Rally 19 20 21 22 23 24 Preliminary Draft MS4 Permits

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  • Events Archive - The Watershed Institute
    Views Navigation View As List Month Day Day Of Search Events for April 14 2016 Day Navigation Previous Day 9 30 am NRCS Programs for Nonprofits April 14 9 30 am 1 30 pm NRCS Offices 220 Davidson Avenue Somerset NJ 08873 United States Google Map NRCS Programs for Nonprofits Planning Funding and Technical Assistance Date April 14 2016 Time 9 30 AM 1 30 PM Location Conference room NRCS

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  • NRCS Programs for Nonprofits - The Watershed Institute
    Nonprofits Planning Funding and Technical Assistance Date April 14 2016 Time 9 30 AM 1 30 PM Location Conference room NRCS Offices 220 Davidson Avenue Somerset NJ Cost FREE lunch included Registration click here Program Christine Hall and Gail Bartok from the Natural Resources Conservation Service NRCS within the US Department of Agriculture will share technical and financial assistance programs available to nonprofit conservation stewards and landowners The session will cover the following programs Conservation programs Conservation practices of interest to the land trust and watershed association community that NRCS can help plan and pay for Funding for plans including forest stewardship pollinator fish and wildlife others Eligibility requirements and timeline for NRCS programs Contract requirements what you need to know if you get funded for plan development or implementation of conservation practices Easement programs Farmland preservation how to work with NRCS to access funding Wetland easements how this program works Conservation Planning Process General primer about this process Resources Stewardship Tool Introduction to this new conservation planning web tool under development but will be available for partners use target date 2017 Plenty of time will be available for questions and discussions Thanks to the NRCS staff for hosting this

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  • 2015-2016 Grantees - The Watershed Institute
    Friendly Resident certification program Flat Rock Brook Nature Association Flat Rock Brook Water Quality Monitoring Program 2 500 This project seeks to improve Flat Rock Brook s water quality monitoring protocols and to educate students and volunteers on proper monitoring procedures in order to compile and subsequently share information that will lead to improved understanding of the local watershed Students and core volunteers will participate in water quality testing efforts for a local pond and the brook on a seasonal basis and promote their findings to the broader community Great Swamp Watershed Association SWaMP School Water Monitoring on the Passaic 10 000 Great Swamp will expand the geographic scope of their SWaMP program for high school and college students which provides hands on experience with water sampling and analysis as well as a personal connection to the river and a deeper understanding of how the health of local waterways impacts the environment This year s program will also be expanded to include a civics component for the students following data collection and analysis New Jersey Tree Foundation Camden Newark Treekeepers Workshops and Booklets 9 500 Through a series of workshops and informational materials this initiative will empower New Jersey residents as urban forestry stewards There will be a strong emphasis placed on the impacts and benefits of trees on local watersheds including the role of trees as a component of green infrastructure and the importance of long term tree maintenance to improve watershed health This year s workshops will also include the development and distribution of tree care booklets to encourage proper maintenance of trees as urban green infrastructure Save Barnegat Bay This Way to Barnegat Bay 8 249 Through in class lessons and teacher training workshops Save Barnegat Bay will provide hands on learning experiences to students of Ocean

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  • 2014 Interim Report Guidelines - The Watershed Institute
    Locator Resources Capacity Building Administrative Education Fundraising Governance Program Development Visibility River Friendly Water Quality Monitoring Environmental Jobs Board Useful Web Resources Events Events Calendar Statewide Events Grants Current Grant Cycle Institute Grant Archives Grant Finder Connect Menu Search 2014

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  • 2014-2015 Financial Reporting Form - The Watershed Institute
    Resources Capacity Building Administrative Education Fundraising Governance Program Development Visibility River Friendly Water Quality Monitoring Environmental Jobs Board Useful Web Resources Events Events Calendar Statewide Events Grants Current Grant Cycle Institute Grant Archives Grant Finder Connect Menu Search 2014 2015

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  • 2013 Grant Cycle - The Watershed Institute
    summaries below Bergen SWAN Save the Watershed Action Network 9 150 Finding Ecological Solutions for Musquapsink and Pascack Brook Flooding Bergen SWAN will conduct an assessment to identify potential stormwater improvement and flooding mitigation projects in two municipalities The resulting inventory report and GIS database will be used for outreach to build community and municipal awareness Great Swamp Watershed Association 15 000 Expansion of Local Stream Chemical Assessment This award will allow Great Swamp Watershed Association to expand chemical water monitoring and simultaneously assess five streams quarterly including sampling after storm events Hunterdon Land Trust 5 250 Stewardship of Saeger Preserve As part of a larger project the Hunterdon Land Trust will establish a native wetland and riparian buffer enclosed with deer fencing This buffer would result in a variety of benefits including resiliency to flooding NJ Invasive Species Strike Team 3 386 Project WISE Watershed Invasive Species Education The Strike Team will partner with at least five watershed groups to educate about local invasive species They will develop and conduct programs on invasives of concern in each watershed and how climate change may impact invasive species Rahway River Association 12 300 Reducing Stormwater Flow through Community Awareness In collaboration

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  • 2012 Grant Cycle - The Watershed Institute
    summaries below View The Watershed Institute Awardees 2012 in a larger map Citizens United to Protect Maurice River and Its Tributaries 5 000 25 Year Report of Avian Studies on the Maurice River CU Maurice River will create and publicize a report based on 25 years of bird survey data This long dataset allows for a better understanding of changes in the watershed and bird populations Outreach efforts included strong participation at the Delaware Estuary Partnership s Science and Environment Summit Crosswick Doctors Creek Watershed Association 2 500 Well Water Testing Initiative Crosswicks Doctors Creek Watershed Association will provide a well testing service to local homeowners and businesses with discounts provided to those who sign up as members The data collected will help provide a clearer picture of groundwater quality locally Flat Rock Book Nature Association 4 500 Wetland Wonders Educational Program Flat Rock Brook Nature Association will develop a wetlands and watersheds educational program for middle school students New equipment for water quality monitoring will provide hands on learning for students and important data for the watershed Great Swamp Watershed Association 10 000 Watershed Friendly Homes With support from the Watershed Institute the Great Swamp Watershed Association is creating and promoting a watershed friendly certification program for local homes and families An interactive website will provide the central piece to this exciting new program Musconetcong Watershed Association 4 513 Assessment of Habitat Biological and Chemical Changes Resulting from Removal of Hughesville Dam This project seeks to understand the impacts of removing the Hughesville Dam through pre and post removal physical chemical and biological monitoring Findings including photo documentation will be provided to diverse stakeholders New Jersey Highlands Coalition 4 000 SaveH2Onj org Know and Protect our Water Supply Website As part of a multi faceted outreach campaign the NJ

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