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Extreme Makeover: Salt Marsh Trail Edition

by Brooke Knapick, Director of Educational Program Development The Wetlands Institute is a place of education, research and conservation, where people from all walks of life come to learn about the surrounding salt marshes. Over the past few months, The Wetlands...

Finding Our Voices – It’s in Our Nature

by Dr. Lenore Tedesco, Executive Director The strangest things happen when you least expect it. As we transitioned our largest fund-raiser, the Summer Celebration, from an in-person to a virtual event, we focused on how best to tell our story. Our story is that “It’s...

An Autumn to Remember: School Reimagined

by Brooke Knapick, Director of Educational Program Development As a return to the 2020-2021 academic school year commences, an all, or nearly all, virtual learning environment becomes reality for both formal and non-formal educators alike. At The Wetlands Institute,...

Around the Marsh: Research & Conservation

by Dr. Lisa Ferguson, Director of Research & Conservation In our sphere, changing plans is a common practice due to weather, tides, behavior of the animals we work with, and new information learned. It’s the nature of the work we do. This year, our powers of...

Tidepool Shop – Autumn 2020

If you’ve missed the physical book and gift store here at The Wetlands Institute, we have great news: the Tidepool Shop has reopened! On Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30-4:30, you can browse the shop again for your favorite items, and check out what’s new...

Rediscovering Summer at The Wetlands Institute

Stone Harbor, NJ – For the summer of 2020, The Wetlands Institute launched an exciting new nature discovery experience – the Summer Nature Program Adventure Chest. An adaptation of its popular and much-loved Summer Nature Program, the once-weekly Adventure Chests...