The Wetlands Institute http://wetlandsinstitute.org Promoting appreciation, understanding & stewardship of wetlands and coastal ecosystems through our programs in research, education & conservation Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:10:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Osprey Camera http://wetlandsinstitute.org/featured/osprey-camera/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/featured/osprey-camera/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 15:55:21 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=14093 Watch a live view from the osprey nest about 75 yards outside the Wetlands Institute. This is a live view from the osprey nest about 75 yards outside the Wetlands Institute.  The camera even has night vision for night time viewing! Watch it Live

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Volunteers Needed to Plant Butterfly Gardens http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/volunteers-needed-to-plant-butterfly-gardens/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/volunteers-needed-to-plant-butterfly-gardens/#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 15:20:21 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=14050 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 […]

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The Wetlands Institute and Burke Subaru teamed up to Share the Love http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/the-wetlands-institute-and-burke-subaru-teamed-up-to-share-the-love/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/the-wetlands-institute-and-burke-subaru-teamed-up-to-share-the-love/#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 17:32:26 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=13962 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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Bill to Reclassify Terrapins as Non Game Species http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/bill-to-reclassify-terrapins-as-non-game-species/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/news/bill-to-reclassify-terrapins-as-non-game-species/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:04:54 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=13016   Dear Terrapin Conservation Supporters, On May 4, New Jersey’s Senate Environment and Energy Committee will meet to consider whether Bill S-2615 which provides diamondback terrapins protection as non game indigenous species, should move forward to a full Senate vote. The Wetlands Institute is supportive of the bill and would like to provide information related to the […]

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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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Russia-USA Wetland Center Exchange Program http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/follow-us-in-russia/ http://wetlandsinstitute.org/uncategorized/follow-us-in-russia/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:48:35 +0000 http://wetlandsinstitute.org/?p=12922 Find out about Brooke Knapick and Dr. Lenore Tedesco’s trip to Russia and learn more about the Russia-USA Wetland Center Exchange Program. Learn more

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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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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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