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Marsh Livecams

Keep an eye on the marsh or watch our Osprey nest from our livecams!


See Climate Change

A TEDx Talk featuring Dr. Lenore Tedesco


The Wetlands Institute is a non-profit organization studying, preserving and protecting wetlands and coastal ecosystems. We provide a fun and interactive educational experience for families, school groups and vacationers of all ages through nature exploration and discovery. Our goal is to inspire communities so they in turn become stewards of our coastal and wetland ecosystem.

Calendar of programs and events

Program Calendar

There is always something exciting happening at The Wetlands Institute. Our Events Calendar lists the important details, so take a look and join us for an adventure in exploration and discovery.

Summer Nature Program

Summer Nature Program

Spend a week discovering the New Jersey Shore in a fun and hands-on way! With a new exciting theme each week, The Wetlands Institute’s Summer Nature Program has never been so much fun!

The Wetlands Institute video overview

Your Gift Matters

We are proud to present this breathtaking four minute video of the wonders of the marsh and the crucial work being done at The Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ.

Your Support Matters

When you support us with a gift, you become a part of the crucial work being done at The Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ.  Your gift – no matter the size – will help us to continue to work to safeguard the well-being of our fragile ecosystems, and reconnect people to the wonders of the natural world.

Join our Member Community!

Our members are the foundation of The Wetlands Institute and make it possible for us to continue contributing leading-edge advances in the environmental arena. When you purchase a Membership to The Wetlands Institute, you not only support our mission but you also allow us to advance our impactful research, conservation and education work.

Annual memberships start at $25 and provide free admission to the Institute, a 10% discount at our Tidepool Shop, and discounted rates on most special events and programs.

Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors