Institute Events

photo 2Each year, the Watershed Institute and its partners host a variety of workshops, roundtables, and trainings. We pride ourselves on offering seminars that are engaging, informative, and that build community among watershed nonprofit groups.

Our tentative schedule for this year is provided below. More information about the upcoming workshops can be found on our events calendar and be sure to sign up for our listserv!

2017 Watershed Institute Workshop Schedule

February: Roundtable for Nonprofit Human Resource and Finance Staff (2/15 @ Bamboo Brook)
March: Roundtable for Environmental Educators (3/9 @ The Watershed Center)
May: Advancing Your Environmental Agenda (5/4, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. @ The Watershed Center)
May: Private Equity Models: Success Stories Involving Land Trusts (5/15, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. – Road Trip!)
June: Diversity Training for Nonprofit Staff
August: Building Grant Partnerships
September: Next Gen Environmental Leadership Panel
November: NJ Confluence Volunteer Water Monitoring Summit

2016 Watershed Institute Workshop Schedule

January: Speaking Up: Advocating for Your Nonprofits (1/27, 10am-1pm @ The Watershed Center)
February: Working with Interns (2/29/16, 9:30am-12:30pm @ The Watershed Center)
March: Preliminary Draft MS4 Permit Workshop (3/24/16, 1pm-3pm @ The Watershed Center)
June: Toward a Resilient Food System (6/7/16, 10am-2pm @ Dodge Foundation HQ)
June: Understanding 303(d) Lists and TMDLs (6/29/16, 10am-11:30am @ EPA Offices in Edison)
August: NJ GeoWeb – A Hands On Training (8/3/16, 9:30am-12:30pm @ NJDEP Office in Trenton)
September: Umaned Aircraft and Stewardship (9/9/16, 10am-1pm @ D&R Greenway Land Trust)
September: Working with the Press (9/26/16, 11am-2pm @ The Watershed Center)
October: NJ Confluence Volunteer Water Monitoring Summit (10/21/16, 9am-4:30pm @ The Watershed Center)
November: Wetlands Stewardship Roundtable

Other Topics to be Scheduled:

  • Strategic Planning for Progress
  • Best Practices for Boards
  • Risk Management for Environmental Nonprofits
  • Roundtables for …
    • Administration personnel
    • Development staff & volunteers

We hope to see you at these events! If you have any questions or suggestions for future events, please contact the Watershed Institute Coordinator at

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Many events provided in partnership the NJ Land Trust Network,
an initiative of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation,
along with other dedicated watershed partners.