The Wetlands Institute http://wetlandsinstitute.org Promoting appreciation, understanding & stewardship of wetlands and coastal ecosystems through our programs in research, education & conservation Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:41:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Wetlands Institute Celebrates 3rd Annual Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/wetlands-institute-celebrates-3rd-annual-spring-shorebird-and-horseshoe-crab-festival/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/wetlands-institute-celebrates-3rd-annual-spring-shorebird-and-horseshoe-crab-festival/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:10:35 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=12962 Stone Harbor, NJ – The Wetlands Institute is pleased to announce our 3rd annual Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival. Located on the Cape May Peninsula between the Delaware Bay and Atlantic beaches, The Wetlands Institute is situated in an area considered to host one of the “wonders of the world.” With an act of […]

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Follow us on our trip to Russia http://wetlandsinstitute.org/featured/follow-us-in-russia/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/featured/follow-us-in-russia/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:48:35 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=12922 Follow Brooke Knapick and Dr. Lenore Tedesco on their trip to Russia as part of the Russia-USA Wetland Center Exchange Program. They will be sharing ideas for best practices in wetland education techniques with our Russian peers. Follow them

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2015 Special Events Calendar Announced http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/2015-special-events-calendar-announced/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/2015-special-events-calendar-announced/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:12:45 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=12733 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 […]

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Diving Deeper Into Science Education http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/diving-deeper-into-science-education/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/diving-deeper-into-science-education/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:39:42 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=12726 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 […]

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Stone Harbor Point Project to Improve Habitat for Coastal Birds and Increase Resiliency to Future Storms http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/stone-harbor-point-project-to-improve-habitat-for-coastal-birds-and-increase-resiliency-to-future-storms/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/stone-harbor-point-project-to-improve-habitat-for-coastal-birds-and-increase-resiliency-to-future-storms/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:07:34 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=12586 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 […]

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Maintenance Technician http://wetlandsinstitute.org/employment-opportunities/maintenance-technician/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/employment-opportunities/maintenance-technician/#comments Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:25:57 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=12424 The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the year round, part-time position of Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance technician provides support to all aspects of facilities management and maintenance of the building and grounds of The Wetlands Institute.   General responsibilities include: Conducts scheduled and routine maintenance inspections of facilities and equipment Performs required preventative […]

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Summer Nature Program Instructor http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/summer-nature-program-instructor/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/summer-nature-program-instructor/#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2015 18:35:13 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=11885 The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the part-time and seasonal position of Summer Nature Program Instructor. Develops and conducts classroom and outdoor activities focused on exploring coastal environments such as salt marsh wetlands and ocean habitants and their associated wildlife and environmental concepts. Supervises and teaches a specific age group of children, with […]

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Seasonal Naturalist http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/seasonal-naturalist/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/seasonal-naturalist/#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2015 18:27:45 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=11880 The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the part-time and seasonal position of Seasonal Naturalist. Assists the Director of Educational Program Development and other Education staff in teaching standardized programs to groups of students from grades preK-12. These programs include Wetlands Ecology, Barrier Beach Ecology, Cycles of Life, Beach Exploration, Horseshoe Crabs and Shorebirds, […]

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Science Education At Sea (SEAS) Instructor http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/science-education-sea-seas-instructor/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/science-education-sea-seas-instructor/#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2015 18:24:39 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=11876 The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the part-time and seasonal position of Science Education At Sea (SEAS) Instructor. Assists the Outreach Coordinator and other Education staff in teaching standardized programs to groups of students from grades 4-12.  The SEAS program is a 3-hour, ship-based program, including trawling, biodiversity assessments, and plankton, fish and […]

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Research Assistant: Beach-nesting Bird Monitor http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/research-assistant-beach-nesting-bird-monitor/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/research-assistant-beach-nesting-bird-monitor/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:41:20 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=11525 Research and Conservation – Job Advertisement Research Assistant – Full Time, Seasonal   Research Assistant: Beach-nesting Bird Monitor The Wetlands Institute, located in Stone Harbor, NJ, is seeking qualified applicants for a seasonal position to monitor beach-nesting birds. Primary responsibilities include monitoring nesting activities and behavior of beach-nesting birds (Piping Plover, American Oystercatcher, Black Skimmer, […]

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