The People’s Climate March Tomorrow!

The People’s Climate March is happening tomorrow, September 21st, starting at 11:30am in New York City to kick off Climate Week NYC running from 9/22 – 9/28. The walk is to demonstrate to world leaders attending the UN summit on climate crisis (occurring this month) that the public is willing to rally and pressure for more ambitious global policies in order to curtail global climate change.

The Jersey City Reservoir Preservation Alliance will be gathering with Sustainable JC at the Grove Street PATH Station at 9:00am to take the train over together at 10:00am. Please join us September 21st to show world leaders that the public wants more to be done about global climate change!


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ResAvian Club Outing this Saturday, September 13th!

The ResAvian Club’s next bird watching event will be this Saturday, September 13th! Open to both current members and anyone wishing to join. We will be meeting at the Red Gate entrance (Pershing Plaza/Reservoir Ave.) at 6:20am and starting ten minutes later. Sunrise is at 6:35am so we hope to see tons of birds at a time when they are most active!

So we know to expect you, please register here:


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Art!Music!Nature! At the Reservoir!

On Friday September 5th the Jersey City Reservoir Preservation Alliance held it’s first JC Fridays Event at the Reservoir. Scores of people explored our urban oasis and enjoyed Eco-based art activities for adults and kids including: Photographic exploration through the Reservoir with photo journalist Trix Rosen and environmentalist Steve Latham. Plein Air pastel drawing led by Artist Marge Colavito. Microscopic digital photography & phragmites frame making conducted by the PS 28 Project Reservoir Team and Music provided by “The Sensational Country Blues Wonders!” A fun time was had by all!

For more photos of the event click here!

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Come Enjoy Live Music with Arts and Crafts!


Come out for a night of live music, arts, and crafts for all ages! The Jersey City Reservoir is proud to present the music of The Sensational Country Blues Wonders! who “consider themselves the only guitar/vocal duo that mixes equal parts Rockabilly, Country, and genuine guitar Gospel music with a spoonful of greasy Blues to wash it all down.” Wind down after a long week with these Wonders at the Reservoir!

The event will also feature an adventure walk through the Reservoir with environmentalist and Jersey City Reservoir Preservation Alliance president, Steven Latham, during the event. Bring whatever camera you have along and have professional photographer, Trix Rosen, help you snap idyllic views of the Reservoir! It is the perfect time of year to take some quality photos as many plants are bearing fruit and the foliage starts to turn color!

Capture the beauty of the Reservoir with your own hands in a pastel painting or whatever medium you prefer! We will have pastels and paper to loan out (we will keep your id on hold to ensure pastels are returned so everyone has a chance to use them) for a chance to create a fantastic landscape. Bring your own art supplies and a comfy chair to create a painting in whatever medium you choose!

Create natural picture frames and take a closer look at objects all around us with microscopic digital photography! Led by P.S. #28’s Project Reservoir teams, get hands on and create phragmites picture frames and take up-close pictures of leaves, rocks, bugs, and much more! Perfect activities for kids of all ages!

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Art! Music! Nature! At the Reservoir! – JC Fridays September 5th

The Jersey City Reservoir will be hosting a JC Fridays event on September 5th! The event will run from 5:30pm – 7:30pm on Pershing Plaza/Reservoir Avenue. There will be live music, crafts with Project Reservoir, photography with Trix Rosen during guided nature walks by Steven Latham, and pastel painting.

We are proud to say that The Sensational Country Blues Wonders! will be playing at our event in September! Check them out tonight (8/15) as they play Live at the Lumberyard at 432 Palisades Avenue at 7:00pm.


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