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  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Undergraduate Research Opportunities The Coastal Conservation Research Program CCRP is the outgrowth of a research program initiated in 1989 at the Wetlands Institute on the Cape May Peninsula of southernmost New Jersey Located on 6 000 acres of coastal salt marsh the Wetlands Institute promotes research education and conservation through a variety of methods including classes field research and local community involvement The CCRP is a partnership between the Wetlands Institute Richard Stockton College of New Jersey RSC and other public and private partners The CCRP focuses its research and conservation efforts on issues related to our close proximity to the dense human population of the northeastern United States Over the past 20 years nearly 200 college and university students from over 100 academic institutions throughout the United States and abroad have participated in our program The CCRP now annually involves approximately 10 15 student researchers working closely with research scientists on a wide variety of projects In 2000 the Wetlands Institute became the host research facility for the Asian Scholarship Program This program brings young aspiring herpetologists from other parts of the world to the United States for an intensive summer of research workshops and field trips These Asian participants work alongside our summer student researchers learning skills that will enable them to conserve native wildlife in their home countries Learn more about the Coastal Conservation Research Program CCRP Additional Information 2013 Road

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  • Publications - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Publications Adopt A Terrapin How you can help by adopting a terrapin Terrapins and Traps Commercial crab traps threaten the diamondback terrapin population Terrapins and Tires Roadkills represent signicant losses to the terrapin population Baker Patrick 2011 Diamondback Terrapins at the Wetlands Institute Year of the Turtle News 12 14 15 Download PDF file Gaffney E P Meylan R Wood E Simons and D de Almeida Campos 2011 Evolution of the side necked turtles the family Podocnemididae Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 350 237 pp 98 figures 4 tables Download PDF file Herlands R Roger C Wood Jennifer Pritchard Heather Clapp and Norman Le Furge 2004 Diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin head starting project in southern New Jersey In C Swarth W M Roosenburg and E Kiviat eds Conservation and Ecology of Turtles of the Mid Atlantic Region A Symposium pp 13 21 Biblomania Salt Lake City Utah USA Download PDF file Wood Roger C 1997 The impact of commercial crab traps on northern diamondback terrapins Malaclemys terrapin terrapin In J Van Abbema ed Proceedings Conservation Restoration and Management of Tortoises and Turtles An International Conference pp 21 27 1993 State University of New York Purchase New York Turtle and Tortoise Society New York Download PDF file Wood Roger C and Rosalind Herlands 1997 Turtles and Tires The impact of roadkills on northern diamondback terrapins Malaclemys terrapin terrapin populations on the Cape May Penunsula southern New Jersey In J Van Abbema ed Proceedings Conservation Restoration and Management of Tortoises and Turtles An International Conference pp 46 53

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  • 2-SHBS-Before - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Restoration 2 SHBS Before View 1 Before This entry was posted on Monday November 4th 2013 at 11 36 am 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

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  • 3-SHBS-Volunteers - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Restoration 3 SHBS Volunteers Volunteers hard at work This entry was posted on Monday November 4th 2013 at 11 36 am 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

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  • 4-SHBS-Volunteers - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Restoration 4 SHBS Volunteers Volunteers This entry was posted on Monday November 4th 2013 at 11 36 am 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

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  • Volunteer Information - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Volunteer Information Volunteer Emergency Contact Information UPDATE Participant Name Address City State Zip Home Phone Cell Phone Email Address 1st Emergency Contact Name 1st Emergency Contact Phone Number s Relationship to Participant 2nd Emergency Contact Name 2nd Emergency Contact Phone Number s Relationship to Participant Which volunteer opportunity are you interested in Additional Information Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Restoration 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

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  • Online Pledge Form - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Online Pledge Form Your Name required Are you a member Yes No Address City State Zip Your Email required Would you like us to email you a reminder next year Yes No Your Phone required Don t worry we ll only use your phone and email to contact you about your pledge if necessary For each species The Marshketeers spot I wish to pledge 25 50 75 1 Other Other Amount Yes In addition to any other pledges that I have made I agree to donate an additional 25 if the bonus bird is spotted The bonus bird for 2016 is the Glossy ibis We will send you an invoice letting you know how much your donation adds up to once the World Series of Birding is over If you prefer to make a fixed amount donation using our secure online form click the button below Fixed Donation 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

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  • Description of Research Projects - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    cages over terrapin nest sites which protects buried eggs from predators Finally we conduct basic and applied studies on terrapin life history reproduction and ecology Food Web Structure in the Salt Marsh The two primary prey types for the northern diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin terrapin in the marshes around the Wetland Institute are snails and fiddler crabs Uca spp There is increasing evidence from Atlantic coast salt marshes that the loss of diamondback terrapins may lead to complete devegetation of the marsh the result of the release of an herbivorous snail the marsh periwinkle Littorina irrorata from the predator pressure of the terrapin Although we do not currently have evidence that the local terrapin population is decreasing the large numbers of female terrapins killed each year on local roadways and in abandoned crab traps leads us to consider what the impact of a local population decrease might be This study will focus on quantifying the population structure of marsh periwinkle in marshes with different levels of human activity proximity and in relation to the different plant community types that comprise the salt marsh From these results we will model the potential effect of various levels of terrapin loss on the periwinkle population and the marsh vegetation Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Horseshoe crabs Limululs polyphemus are often described as living fossils and fill important niches both in their native environments and in human pharmacology Owing to localized horseshoe crab population declines and increased fishing pressure on the crabs for bait annual Horseshoe Crab Spawning Surveys were initiated in 1990 Surveys take place annually on Delaware Bay beaches during new and full moons in May and June Volunteers from the Wetlands Institute are responsible for two local beaches along the Cape May Peninsula In addition we hope to begin monitoring horseshoe crab egg nest density along the same beaches that we conduct the nesting survey Beach Biology in the Wake of Superstorm Sandy Super Storm Sandy produced major changes along the beaches of both the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay In some areas aggressive beach renourishment projects will attempt to reverse some of these changes The many species of birds that nest and forage along the beaches depend to a great extent on just a few species of invertebrates for their food supply Mole crabs Emerita talpoidea is a species of burrowing crab that inhabits the beach zone between the high and low tide lines the swash zone As mole crabs vary from a few mm in size in juveniles to 3 cm in adults they serve as a major food supply for birds ranging from the smallest sanderlings to the largest gulls Mole crabs are particularly sensitive to aspects of the physical structure of the beach slope i e the beach profile and to the coarseness of the sand both of which have been effected by Super Storm Sandy and by subsequent beach renourishment efforts Ghost crabs Ocypode quadrata are nocturnal crabs that live in deep burrows above the

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