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Wading Around the Marsh

by Sam Collins, Research Scientist Spend any time around a marsh and you’ll come across a familiar sight: Elegant, long-legged birds wandering among the grasses or hunting in the shallow water. These birds – herons and egrets – are some of the wetlands’ most iconic...

Welcome to the Team!

Meet Samantha Collins Sam joined The Wetlands Institute as a Research Scientist in early April. Before arriving she served as the Refuge Ornithologist at Rockefeller Refuge researching avian species of concern to better inform conservation, management and restoration....

Luing Family Internship Program

Coastal Conservation Research Program The 2019 Coastal Conservation Research Program interns have been fully immersed in their summer at the Institute, learning new skills, contributing to our projects, and developing their own individual studies: Tully Frain*,...

Ensuring our Future through Endowment

The Wetlands Institute is pleased to announce our 50th Anniversary Endowment Campaign to raise $3.5 million. Our 50th Anniversary is an ideal moment in our history to seek endowment support, and building our endowment is the most important investment we can make....

What Inspired Me

by Amy Swanson, Supporter I grew up in a small blue-collar town outside Philadelphia. Most families had both parents working to make ends meet, and some lived in poverty. If college was a goal, then a scholarship was needed. I had a passion for science that started...