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 […]



The Wetlands Institute has been awarded a grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) for its Jersey Shore Terrapin Conservation Project.



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 […]




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