We are pleased to announce the 2015 Festival and Special Events Calendar for The Wetlands Institute. 2015 will be filled with many great opportunities to play, learn, volunteer, participate and enjoy the coastal and wetland ecosystems of southern New Jersey. This year’s festival line up continues to showcase the remarkable natural phenomena of migration with […]

There is no better way to learn about the environment than to get out and explore it! However, exploring certain habitats, like our underwater worlds, can be quite tricky. That is why The Wetlands Institute offers Science Education at Sea (SEAS) programs for students in grades 4 through college. The SEAS program is a unique […]

Stone Harbor Point Project to Improve Habitat for Coastal Birds and Increase Resiliency to Future Storms Completed and Beach Reopened The beach restoration phase of a habitat and coastal resiliency project on Stone Harbor Point was successfully completed ahead of the arrival of piping plovers and the onset of nesting of beach nesting birds. The […]

For Subaru’s Share the Love Campaign, BurkeSubaru of Cape May County has chosen The Wetlands Institute as their local charity of choice. Burke Motor Group will donate $250 to The Wetlands for every new Subaru sold until January 2nd. “In this, our seventh year, Subaru of America will have donated $50 million, one Subaru at […]

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, Professional Training, Student Teaching and Internships to be Developed Source: Maryjane Briant News and Media Relations Director The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey   Galloway Township, NJ – The Wetlands Institute of Stone Harbor, NJ and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey today agreed to collaborate on a wide variety […]

Great news! Giving the meaningful gift of conservation just got easier with The Wetlands Institute’s new gift cards! Now you don’t have to decide whether to give a terrapin or horseshoe crab adoption, birding optics, handcrafted art,  jewelry, a warm fleece or sweatshirt, an annual membership, tickets to a special event, registration to a Summer Nature […]

Stone Harbor, NJ, November 6, 2014 – The Wetlands Institute is thrilled to announce that Joe Grottola, and Steve and Susan Ahern – part of the Storm Drain Terrapin Rescue Team – have been honored with a Disney Conservation Heroes Award from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF). The award recognizes local citizens for their […]

The dedication our volunteers show to helping further our mission is an inspiration to all of us. Their generous contributions of time and talents are instrumental to our success. We recently held a celebration to thank these individuals but we wanted to further acknowledge them by sharing some of their accomplishments. This year alone, 51 […]

By Dr. Lisa Ferguson, Director of Research and Conservation Each year in the United States, an astonishing 100 million – 1 billion birds are estimated to die after colliding with homes, public buildings, and highrise buildings. Of particular risk to birds are windows and glass panes, which are near invisible to the birds as they […]

By Dr. Lenore Tedesco, Executive Director As I write this column, The Institute has just shifted to our winter hours. It’s a bitter sweet time for us. The Institute is quiet most of the week and we all miss the energy, excitement and discovery of our visitors. It’s an important time for the Institute as […]

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