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  • Summer Happenings - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    Bonnet creek To fully experience the marsh make sure to wear shoes that can get wet and muddy Weekdays 10 00am 12 00pm 2 00pm Weekends 11 00am and 1 00pm Free with admission Creature Feature We will highlight a different live animal or group of animals each day Get up close with turtles fish crabs sea stars and urchins mollusks horseshoe crabs and the popular animals of Finding Nemo and Sponge Bob Weekdays 11 15am and 1 15pm Free with admission Catch o the Day Get your feet wet or wear waders as you discover what swims in the back bays Help us drag a seine net through the water to find crabs shrimp fish and more Activity recommended for ages 8 and up Younger children are welcome to attend and can assist in removing creatures from the net This activity is tide dependent and may not occur during low tide Monday Wednesday and Friday 3 15 pm Free with admission Aquarium Feeding Act as an Aquarist for a day and help us feed the local marine life We will open up feeding three times each week so you can see the turtles chasing minnows and the horseshoe crab gobbling shrimp Not all animals are fed every day Tuesday and Thursday 3 15 pm Saturday 2 15pm Free with admission Totally Turtle Tuesday and Horseshoe Crabmania Thursday Tuesday and Thursday nights are bursting with fun as we highlight our favorite reptiles and arthropods Each week we ll bring you live turtles or horseshoe crabs the latest terrapin research and horseshoe crab conservation cool crafts and a special terrapin or horseshoe crab hatchling release Tuesday and Thursday 5 00 pm Free with admission Dune and Beach Walk Everyone likes to visit the beach but what do you know about the plants and animals that actually live there Meet at 48 th Street and Dune Drive in Avalon for an interpretive walk along the maritime forest and dune trails to learn about the flora and fauna that call this area their home Wednesday 9 00am Suggested 3 donation to The Wetlands Institute Exploration Point Bring your beachcombing buckets Start your week at the beach off right as we explore Stone Harbor Point for awesome seashells cool birds fun things that live under the sand and give a lesson in sand castle building Meet an educator from The Wetlands Institute at the trailhead at 122 nd Street in Stone Harbor Activity recommended for children age 3 7 accompanied by a parent Monday 9 30am Suggested 3 donation to The Wetlands Institute Hooked On Fishing Need something to do while you re waiting for check in time on Saturday Go fishing We ll teach you how to bait a hook cast a line catch the fish and reel it in We ve even got fishing poles and bait Saturday 9 30am Free with admission Seashell Sunday Starting a shell collection Want to know where shells come from Can t figure out what you

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  • On The Water - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    Restoration Junior Duck Stamps Bird Sightings at the WI New Jersey Adubon s World Series of Birding Online Pledge Form Donate a Fixed Amount Native Gardening and Landscaping Research Current and Past Programs Coastal Conservation Research Program 2015 Intern Symposium Partners Sponsors Stone Harbor Point Restoration Project Academic Affiliations of Student Researchers Asian Scholarship Program 2000 2010 Diamondback Terrapins Visit Us On The Water Reservations are required for all activities Unless otherwise stated all activities leave from The Wetlands Institute dock Back Bay Birding and Wildlife Tours Skimmer Tours again offers their highly acclaimed eco cruises on board The Skimmer to view wildlife in the beautiful back bays of Stone Harbor Highlights include birds and wildlife of the salt marsh and marine life touch tanks Trips depart from The Wetlands Institute On Tuesday and Wednesday evening sunset cruises feel free to bring your own wine or brew of choice no hard liquor and the crew will serve a tasty assortment of cheese crackers and fruit Call 609 884 3100 for reservations Tuesday 6 00pm Sunset Cruise Wednesday 10 00am 1 30pm and 6 00pm Sunset Cruise Thursday 10 00am and 1 30pm 28 person ages 13 and up 15 child ages 3 12 free ages 2 and under Special Evening Sunset Cruises 30 person ages 13 and up 17 child ages 3 12 free ages 2 and under Back Bay Kayaking Kayaking has become very popular and afford a unique up close experience with the natural world After a short orientation to paddling techniques by a trained instructor you ll be off for a guided kayak tour of the coastal marsh ecosystem in a single or tandem kayak Call 609 368 1211 for reservations Tuesday and Thursday 10 00am 54 person Sunset Kayaking Explore the marsh as the sun sets

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  • Restoring the Wetlands - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    Program Cape May Wildwood Sandy Hook Bay Scholarship Opportunities for Schools Scout Groups Homeschool Programs Group Outreach Programs Russia USA Wetland Center Exchange Program Summer Nature Program Summer Internship Opportunities 2015 Intern Symposium Osprey Camera Conservation Adopt A Terrapin Terrapin Conservation Terrapins What to do 25 Years of Terrapin Conservation and Research Bill to Reclassify Terrapins as Non game Species Terrapin Road Patrol Statistics Terrapins and Traps Terrapin Learning Activities

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  • CrabbyScute-2 - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    Opportunities 2015 Intern Symposium Osprey Camera Conservation Adopt A Terrapin Terrapin Conservation Terrapins What to do 25 Years of Terrapin Conservation and Research Bill to Reclassify Terrapins as Non game Species Terrapin Road Patrol Statistics Terrapins and Traps Terrapin Learning Activities 2011 Annual Report Excluder Devices Adopt A Terrapin Building Terrapin Barriers and Fences Monofilament Recycling Station Program Horseshoe Crab Conservation reTURN the Favor Conservation in Action Horseshoe Crab Spawning Surveys Response to Public Comment Post Sandy Emergency Restoration Adopt A Horseshoe Crab Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Restoration Junior Duck Stamps Bird Sightings at the WI New Jersey Adubon s World Series of Birding Online Pledge Form Donate a Fixed Amount Native Gardening and Landscaping Research Current and Past Programs Coastal Conservation Research Program 2015 Intern Symposium Partners Sponsors Stone Harbor Point Restoration Project Academic Affiliations of Student Researchers Asian Scholarship Program 2000 2010 Diamondback Terrapins Visit Us CrabbyScute 2 CrabbyScute 2 This entry was posted on Friday August 28th 2015 at 2 52 pm and is filed under You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed Both comments and pings are currently closed The Wetlands Institute Community The Wetlands Institute is a proud

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  • IMG_0308 - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    Opportunities 2015 Intern Symposium Osprey Camera Conservation Adopt A Terrapin Terrapin Conservation Terrapins What to do 25 Years of Terrapin Conservation and Research Bill to Reclassify Terrapins as Non game Species Terrapin Road Patrol Statistics Terrapins and Traps Terrapin Learning Activities 2011 Annual Report Excluder Devices Adopt A Terrapin Building Terrapin Barriers and Fences Monofilament Recycling Station Program Horseshoe Crab Conservation reTURN the Favor Conservation in Action Horseshoe Crab Spawning Surveys Response to Public Comment Post Sandy Emergency Restoration Adopt A Horseshoe Crab Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Restoration Junior Duck Stamps Bird Sightings at the WI New Jersey Adubon s World Series of Birding Online Pledge Form Donate a Fixed Amount Native Gardening and Landscaping Research Current and Past Programs Coastal Conservation Research Program 2015 Intern Symposium Partners Sponsors Stone Harbor Point Restoration Project Academic Affiliations of Student Researchers Asian Scholarship Program 2000 2010 Diamondback Terrapins Visit Us IMG 0308 IMG 0308 This entry was posted on Friday August 28th 2015 at 2 52 pm and is filed under You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed Both comments and pings are currently closed The Wetlands Institute Community The Wetlands Institute is a proud

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  • Thank you! - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    Bay Scholarship Opportunities for Schools Scout Groups Homeschool Programs Group Outreach Programs Russia USA Wetland Center Exchange Program Summer Nature Program Summer Internship Opportunities 2015 Intern Symposium Osprey Camera Conservation Adopt A Terrapin Terrapin Conservation Terrapins What to do 25 Years of Terrapin Conservation and Research Bill to Reclassify Terrapins as Non game Species Terrapin Road Patrol Statistics Terrapins and Traps Terrapin Learning Activities 2011 Annual Report Excluder Devices Adopt A Terrapin Building Terrapin Barriers and Fences Monofilament Recycling Station Program Horseshoe Crab Conservation reTURN the Favor Conservation in Action Horseshoe Crab Spawning Surveys Response to Public Comment Post Sandy Emergency Restoration Adopt A Horseshoe Crab Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Restoration Junior Duck Stamps Bird Sightings at the WI New Jersey Adubon s World Series of Birding Online Pledge Form Donate a Fixed Amount Native Gardening and Landscaping Research Current and Past Programs Coastal Conservation Research Program 2015 Intern Symposium Partners Sponsors Stone Harbor Point Restoration Project Academic Affiliations of Student Researchers Asian Scholarship Program 2000 2010 Diamondback Terrapins Visit Us Thank you Thank you We have received your registration request Additional Information Russia USA Wetland Center Exchange Program Environmental Education Field Trip Program Group Outreach Programs Science Education at Sea SEAS Program Summer Docent Programs Summer Internship Opportunities Summer Nature Program Traveling Environmental Education Program Scout Groups Scholarship Opportunities for Schools Homeschool Programs Osprey Camera Email Updates Stay informed by signing up for our email updates Sign Up Now Recent Posts Front Desk Retail Sales May through September Great News for Terrapins A Record Breaking Sanderling Two Nations for One Wetlands 25 Years of Protecting Diamondback Terrapins The Wetlands Institute Community The Wetlands Institute is a proud founding member of EarthShare New Jersey the only environmental federation for workplace giving in the state If you re a federal employee

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  • Summer Docent Programs - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    Horseshoe Crab Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Restoration Junior Duck Stamps Bird Sightings at the WI New Jersey Adubon s World Series of Birding Online Pledge Form Donate a Fixed Amount Native Gardening and Landscaping Research Current and Past Programs Coastal Conservation Research Program 2015 Intern Symposium Partners Sponsors Stone Harbor Point Restoration Project Academic Affiliations of Student Researchers Asian Scholarship Program 2000 2010 Diamondback Terrapins Visit Us Summer Docent Programs Our docent program provides an opportunity for volunteers to work directly with the public as they visit the salt marsh and tour the Institute The docent program begins in June with several training courses covering subjects such as wetlands ecology birds marine animals dunes beaches and a boat tour through the marsh After that most new docents work with veterans and staff as they lead the public through a Salt Marsh Safari walk We have other roles for docents too Some prefer to stay in the Secrets of the Salt Marsh Aquarium introducing visitors to the animals in our teaching tank Some docents lead dune walks in Avalon Still others hit the road to festivals and other events where the Wetlands Institute sets up traveling touch tanks with animals like crabs sea stars and diamondback terrapins The docent program is perfect for anyone looking to spend a handful of hours each week interacting with visitors of all ages while increasing your own knowledge about coastal ecology Most docents volunteer in the summertime but there are opportunities throughout the year for those who live locally Docents also participate in special activities like whale watches and covered dish dinners To find out more or to volunteer contact Brooke Knapick Director of Educational Program Development at bknapick wetlandsinstitute org Additional Information Russia USA Wetland Center Exchange Program Thank you Environmental Education Field Trip

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  • Sponsors and Partners - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    Terrapin Terrapin Conservation Terrapins What to do 25 Years of Terrapin Conservation and Research Bill to Reclassify Terrapins as Non game Species Terrapin Road Patrol Statistics Terrapins and Traps Terrapin Learning Activities 2011 Annual Report Excluder Devices Adopt A Terrapin Building Terrapin Barriers and Fences Monofilament Recycling Station Program Horseshoe Crab Conservation reTURN the Favor Conservation in Action Horseshoe Crab Spawning Surveys Response to Public Comment Post Sandy Emergency Restoration Adopt A Horseshoe Crab Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Restoration Junior Duck Stamps Bird Sightings at the WI New Jersey Adubon s World Series of Birding Online Pledge Form Donate a Fixed Amount Native Gardening and Landscaping Research Current and Past Programs Coastal Conservation Research Program 2015 Intern Symposium Partners Sponsors Stone Harbor Point Restoration Project Academic Affiliations of Student Researchers Asian Scholarship Program 2000 2010 Diamondback Terrapins Visit Us Sponsors and Partners The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Philadelphia Zoo The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Coastal Research Center The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Endangered and Non game Species Program Asian Scholar Program A consortium of partners including New York Turtle and Tortoise Society Wetlands Institute Chelonian Research Institute Gopher Tortoise Council Wildlife Conservation Society and Conservation International Additional funding and support is provided by other public and private sponsors Conserve Wildlife West Chester University Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Additional Information 2013 Road Patrol Map Current and Past Programs Stone Harbor Point Restoration Project Academic Affiliations of Student Researchers Asian Scholarship Program 2000 2010 Diamondback Terrapins Coastal Conservation Research Program Undergraduate Research Opportunities Publications Email Updates Stay informed by signing up for our email updates Sign Up Now Recent Posts Front Desk Retail Sales May through September Great News for Terrapins A Record Breaking Sanderling Two Nations for One Wetlands 25 Years of Protecting Diamondback Terrapins

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