Wetlands Institute Named Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Grants Recipient

Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2012

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

Marine Mammal Stranding Center recruits new volunteers

Published on Friday, 4 May 2012

On Saturday, March 17, about 40 people gathered at the Wetlands Institute to become official volunteers for the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, based in Brigantine, NJ.

Wetlands Institute Official Site for Junior Duck Stamp Entries

Published on Monday, 12 March 2012

Young artists with an interest in waterfowl can enter their artwork in the 2012 Federal Junior Duck Stamp competition at the Wetlands Institute.

Wildlife officials hope to buy high ground in Cape May County

Published on Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Federal and New Jersey Fish and Wildlife agents have, for the past decade, been racing to buy wetlands and nearby high ground surrounding existing refuges to ensure that rising sea levels won’t turn these wildlife-rich areas into barren islands.

New director of the Wetlands Institute wants to expand the Middle Township facility’s scientific reach

Published on Monday, 27 February 2012

Lenore Tedesco, the Wetlands Institute’s new Executive Director, said she plans to expand the Institute’s scientific reach from its sprawling grounds on Stone Harbor Boulevard.

Red knot shorebird has been designated an endangered species in N.J.

Published on Friday, 24 February 2012

The red knot, a small shorebird whose 10,000-mile migration brings it to Delaware Bay each spring, has been designated an endangered species in New Jersey, the state Department of Environmental Protection announced Thursday.

Stand by for baby eagles on webcam!

Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Until the Wetlands Institute’s live Osprey Cam goes live in mid-March, enjoy this live camera set on an eagle’s nest at the Docorah, Iowa fish hatchery. The eagle is pregnant and predicted to lay eggs very soon. In 2011, the eggs appeared on February 23rd.

Institute Exec Tells of New Direction

Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2012

It’s a new day at the Wetlands Institute.

Wetlands Institute Furthers Sustainability Initiatives

Published on Tuesday, 6 March 2012

In an effort to expand its sustainability initiatives and green its footprint, the Wetlands Institute has contracted to install an additional solar array on the Institute’s roof. The new installation will include an additional 49 panels, and is projected to generate almost 12 kilowatts of power.

Sex, Drugs and Sea Slime Presentation Set at Institute

Published on Sunday, 22 July 2012

World renowned author and scientist, Dr. Ellen Prager, is scheduled to present at the Wetlands Institute on Wednesday, July 18th. Prager is a marine scientist and author of numerous popular science and children’s books.

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