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Shorebird Steward

Hourly, Temporary The Wetlands Institute, located in Stone Harbor, NJ, is seeking qualified applicants for several seasonal steward positions to protect beach-nesting birds. Primary responsibilities include acting as an overall ambassador for the conservation of...

Internship Coordinator – Coastal Conservation Research Program

The Wetlands Institute seeks applicants for a temporary, full-time, seasonal Internship Coordinator for our 10-week summer undergraduate research intern program. Located on the Cape May Peninsula of southern New Jersey, The Wetlands Institute promotes research,...

Happy Holidays

Warm Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season and a Wonderful New Year!  At the end of yet another busy year, we would like take a moment to thank you, our supporters, for all you do! We have accomplished so much in 2016 and it would not have been possible without your...

Employment Opportunity – Gift Shop Manager

Employment Opportunity – Gift Shop Manager The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the year round, part-time position of Gift Shop Manager. The Gift Shop Manager provides management over a wide variety of functions related to Tidepool Gift...

GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday A Global Day of Giving November 29 Why Give? To protect them Why Give? To inspire them Why Give? To save them The Wetlands Institute has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and...

A Special Thank You

As a Wetlands Institute Summer Docent, every Wednesday morning from May to September, Stuart Friedman, can be found leading the Avalon Dune and Beach walks at 48th Street and Dune Drive. During these walks, Stu is informative, passionate and committed to educating the...

Monarch Ambassadors: Helping to Answer the Questions

by by Sue Slotterback, Environmental Educator For several years the headlines have touted the Monarch population is in decline from a series of devastating events and practices. And that’s true for most of the Midwest; however, the news isn’t as dire here on the East...

Fascinating Fiddler Crabs

by Samantha Sorbello, Aquarist / Environmental Educator When you walk through the marsh, you have probably noticed small, round holes in the mud that are home to the fiddler crab. Three species of fiddler crabs, Uca pugilator, U. pugnax, and U. minax are found in...

Changing Times for Terrapins

by Brian Williamson, Research Scientist After many years of being legally harvested in New Jersey, we are very happy to announce that a bill has been passed to officially remove diamondback terrapins from the game species list. The bill was originally proposed in...

Marsh Musings – Winter 2016

Taking the Pulse of the Marsh Wetlands and coastal ecosystems are incredibly dynamic with change being a constant characteristic. Superimposed on their rhythmic changes are intensified pressures related to climate change, sea level rise, and intense human use. As the...

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