Stone Harbor, NJ –The Wetlands Institute proudly presents its 3rd Annual Fall Migration Festival, Saturday and Sunday, September 19 and 20, 2015, from 9:30am to 4:30pm.  Join the Institute’s staff, community partners and volunteers as we highlight the amazing diversity of wildlife passing through the Cape May Peninsula during their migration. Learn about the Institute’s expanded […]

It is with great pleasure that we present the 2015 Citizen Conservation Award to Donna Rothman – a year-round volunteer at The Wetland Institute (TWI) and a true voice for conservation in her community. For over ten years, Donna has served as a Wetlands Institute Summer Docent and Aquarium Care Volunteer. Every Thursday from May-September, […]

The Wetlands Institute invites you to join the Herbert Mills Legacy Society! Named after our founder, the Herbert Mills Legacy Society honors people who have left The Wetlands Institute in their will. If you have already done so, please let us know so that we can welcome you as our newest member! If you have […]

Coastal Conservation Research Program Environmental Education

This year marked our 25th year of conducting patrols to save nesting terrapins and document their use of our local roads during the busy nesting and summer tourism seasons. Over these years, we’ve documented roughly 500 terrapins (an average of 492 to be exact) killed annually on our road patrols. We also save, on average, […]

This summer, we are excited that a young osprey pair has taken up residence on the Institute’s Osprey platform that has the nest cam. We have all been monitoring the daily nest activities and chick rearing, both day and night, from our live osprey feed. The Osprey nest platform had not been used since the […]

Join The Wetlands Institute and the Cape May County Watershed Ambassadors for Water Awareness Day! Activities will include a water conservation and rain barrel presentation followed by a rain barrel building demonstration.  Included in the price of general admission, we will also be having special activities including stewardship pledges, marine debris activities and plankton science features! 9:30 AM Water […]

The Wetlands Institute (TWI), Wetland Link International (based in the UK) and Wetlands International Russia (based in Moscow) teamed up to generate a beneficial international dialogue between wetland centers in the US and Russia. This project, Russia-USA Wetland Center Exchange Program: Linking People and Wetlands is funded by a grant from the US State Department […]

Volunteers Needed to Help Plant Butterfly Gardens at Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Friday, May 22  from 9am – 12pm Meet at the Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Pump house on 3rd ave and 114th St. Be prepared for sun and potentially bugs.  Please wear close toe shoes.  Equipment will be supplied, but if you have a […]

Stone Harbor, NJ, Monday May 4, 2015 – The employees of Burke Subaru and their families were up early with their gloves on and sleeves rolled up to help protect the beloved Terrapin turtles at their Subaru Share the Love event on Sunday, May 3rd.  Ray Burke, President of Burke Motor Group and Chairman of […]

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