Marsh Musings – Winter 2023

by Dr. Lenore Tedesco, Executive Director As the seasons change, all of us at The Wetlands Institute welcome the changing energy and opportunity to shift focus. Make no mistake, education programs connect kids with nature throughout the fall; our research teams...

Marsh Musings – Autumn 2023

by Dr. Lenore Tedesco, Executive Director Yep, it happened again. Summer flew by and once again, I’m not sure how it went so fast. As we settle into the rhythm of fall, it’s a time when I take a minute to reflect on all the wonderful things that we accomplished...

Marsh Musings – Summer 2023

by Dr. Lenore Tedesco, Executive Director Time – it keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping, into the future. Truer words are hard to find. And so, we are on the cusp of another busy summer season. There is comfort to the rhythm and I am surrounded by constant reminders...

Marsh Musings – Spring 2023

by Dr. Lenore Tedesco, Executive Director The Wetlands Institute opened its doors more than 50 years ago, and over the past half-century, much has changed – but much has remained the same. What hasn’t changed is the reliance of all species (us included) on a healthy,...

Marsh Musings – Winter 2022-2023

by Dr. Lenore Tedesco, Executive Director Many people ask me if things have slowed down now that the seasons have changed. The answer may surprise you. Our full-time year-round staff of 19 are always busy but our focus changes with the seasons. The research team is...

Marsh Musings – Autumn 2022

by Dr. Lenore Tedesco, Executive Director Once again, I marvel at the inescapable feeling that time has a way of accelerating when it comes to summer at the shore. This year, like so many others, summer seems to have come and gone far too quickly. Time and the rate of...