Stone Harbor, NJ —  The Wetlands Institute received the 2013 Cape May County Chamber of Commerce Conservation Award. Dr. Lenore Tedesco accepted the award on behalf of the Institute at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Installation Dinner October 16, 2014. Along with the award, the Institute received Special Recognition from Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi and from […]



Stone Harbor, NJ — The Wetlands Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Gee as Director of Development. Heather will be responsible for all phases of fundraising and donor stewardship programs in support of the mission of The Wetlands Institute. Heather has dedicated her entire career to philanthropy, most recently in the Philadelphia […]



MARINE MAMMAL STRANDING CENTER STRANDING VOLUNTEER WORKSHOP SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014 at 9:00AM THE WETLANDS INSTITUTE 1075 STONE HARBOR BLVD STONE HARBOR, NJ Registration Required Contact: Sarah Miele, Education Coordinator (609) 266-0538  



Did you know that microplastics (small plastic particles) are floating around in the ocean and posing a physical and toxicological threat to marine animals? An increasingly large amount of microplastic pieces are found in our oceans and consumed by marine animals who mistake them for food. The Wetlands Institute is partnering with Clean Ocean Action’s new Microplastics […]



Stone Harbor, NJ – September 2014.  As part of continuing efforts to build a center of excellence in research, education, and conservation, The Wetlands Institute has implemented new energy efficiency practices that include lighting technology specifically designed to be environmentally compatible with turtles and other sensitive wildlife. The first phase of the conversion consists of […]





We are in need of volunteers to help plant native plants for habitat in the exterior gardens at the Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary on Friday June 20th – 9am to 12pm. Other tasks will include light weeding, and shrub pruning. Bring gloves and shovels if you have them. Volunteer should dress to garden and wear closed toed shoes. […]



Salt Marsh Planting Day Tuesday, June 3 •  9am to 2pm Help The Wetlands Institute’s staff replant areas of the marsh impacted by the construction of the new walkway. Join us June 3 and help us as we plant 1,500 plugs of Smooth Cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) in damaged areas. Although most of the marsh vegetation is […]



During the months of May and June, eat at Lucky Bones Backwater Grille in Cape May and mention this promotion. They will donate 10% of your purchase to The Wetlands Institute. More information



The Wetlands Institute is proud to be the official State of New Jersey site for Junior Duck Stamp entries and judging.  Nearly 175 young artists from all over New Jersey entered their artwork in the 2014 competition which will be judged on Monday March 31, at The Wetlands Institute. All of the entries are beautiful […]




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