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  • Presentations & Publications - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    RI Wood R C and D McLaughlin Terrapins and Tires A Large Scale Community Based Conservation Initiative in Southern New Jersey USA July 2010 American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists meeting Providence RI Wood R C P Baker R Herlands J Rokita B McGee A Unique Long Term Headstarting Program for the Northern Diamondback Terrapin Malaclemys terrapin terrapin in Southern New Jersey USA April 2010 Presentation at the Florida Keys Audubon Society Key West FL Wood R C The diamondback terrapin conservation and research program at the Wetlands Institute March 2010 Atlantic Estuarine Research Society meeting Atlantic City NJ Wood R C and L Smith Predation on Northern Diamondback Terrapins Malaclemys terrapin terrapin by Bald Eagles Haliaeetus leucocephala along the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay Coasts of New Jersey March 2010 Atlantic Estuarine Research Society meeting Atlantic City NJ Samodurov Cathrena M Krachey R C Wood The Influence of Air Temperature Precipitation and Tide on Nesting Activity of Northern Diamondback Terrapins Malaclemys terrapin terrapin March 2010 Atlantic Estuarine Research Society meeting Atlantic City NJ Grottola J M and R C Wood Saved from the Sewers Rescuing Hatchling Diamondback Terrapins Malaclemys terrapin terrapin from Storm Drains along the Southern New Jersey Coast 2010 Baker P J Costanzo J P Iverson J B and R E Lee Jr Winter severity and phenology of spring emergence from the nest in freshwater turtles Naturwissenschaften 97 607 615 October 2009 Presentation at International Symposium on Fossil Turtles Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology Drumheller Alberta Canada Wood R C Fossil leatherback turtles from the Paleogene of the South Carolina coastal plain March 2009 Day of Research presentation Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Wood R C A case study of community based conservation diamondback terrapins on the Cape May Peninsula of southern New Jersey February 2009 BIOL Seminar Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Wood R C Celebration of the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of his publishing the first edition of On the Origin of Species October 2008 Seminar presentation University of Pennsylvania s Institute for Environmental Studies Wood R C Terrapins Tires and Traps conservation biology at the Jersey Shore January 2008 Diamondback Terrapin Road Mortality Workshop co hosted by the Georgia Sea Turtle Center and the Jekyll Island Authority Jan 10 11 Keynote speaker Wood R C Terrapin road mortality and management strategies August 2007 4th Symposium on the Ecology Status and Conservation of Diamondback Terrapins Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center Millersville MD Aug 10 12 Baker P J M L Perry H Chmura R Herlands and R C Wood Environmental correlates of emergence from the nest for hatchling M terrapin August 2007 Ibid I S Eberly and R C Wood Use of roadway fencing as a means of preventing diamondback terrapins Malaclemys terrapin terrapin mortality from vehicle strikes in New Jersey August 2007 Ibid Hernandez D and R Wood Preliminary results of radio telemetry to analyze movement patterns of mangrove terrapins Malaclemys terrapin rhizophorarum in Key West National

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  • Student Research Activities & Info - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Student Research Activities Info Student Research Activities Info Coastal Conservation Research Program Thursday May 23 2013 through Saturday August 3 2013 Student researchers will be expected to devote a minimum of 40 hours per week to research activities these activities may occur on weekends and at irregular hours throughout the day and night Personal transportation is strongly encouraged both for local travel and research activities The Wetlands Institute is a non profit organization and is therefore unable to provide stipends to its summer student researchers Student researchers will be able to work part time jobs away from the Wetlands Institute to help cover living expenses We are located in a resort community and numerous part time jobs will be available A limited number of housing slots are available in the Wetlands Institute dormitory A 500 00 housing fee will be charged Facilities include four dormitory style bedrooms lounge bathrooms private kitchen and on site laundry If this represents a financial hardship contact us immediately If you are interested in living at the Wetlands Institute please apply early Student participants in our program are expected to complete a research project during the summer under the direction of CCRP scientists An annual research seminar is held at the end of the internship where all students give a short presentation of their work In addition many of our student researchers remain involved with the CCRP beyond the summer and publish their research or attend regional national and international conferences A listing of recent conferences includes the Fifth National Symposium on the Ecology Status and Conservation of Diamondback Terrapins Chauvin LA November 2010 the American Society of Ichthyology and

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  • Application & Contact Info - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Application Contact Info Students applying for a research internship should be completing their sophomore junior or senior year at a college or university and be interested in biological research as a career Recent college and university graduates may also apply All applicants must submit a complete application consisting of the following 1 an application form which you can download below 2 a résumé 3 college transcripts 4 a one page statement of career goals and 5 one letter of recommendation preferably from a college faculty member who knows the applicant well Our 2014 Intern Application is coming soon Please check back for more details Internships are from late May through early August Students should be available for the length of the term Note that all research projects occasionally involve strenuous activities under challenging conditions Application deadline is March 1 2014 For additional information or to submit your application contact Lisa Ferguson Deputy Director of Research Conservation The Wetlands Institute 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd Stone Harbor NJ 08247 phone 609 368 1211 email research wetlandsinstitute org Additional Information Description of Research Projects Presentations Publications Partners Sponsors Student Research Activities Info Email Updates Stay informed by signing up

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  • Autumn Happenings - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    the marsh and The Wetlands Institute is open daily from September 2 October 12 2015 Unless otherwise stated all activities occur onsite at The Wetlands Institute and are included in the price of general admission Questions Please call The Wetlands Institute at 609 368 1211 Salt Marsh Safari Starting in Marsh View Hall watch our award winning film Secrets of the Salt Marsh Then join us for a guided interpretive walk through the wetlands Together we will travel along our 750 ft elevated walkway down the salt marsh trail and out onto the dock overlooking Scotch Bonnet creek To fully experience the marsh make sure to wear shoes that can get wet and muddy Daily 11 00am and 2 00pm Creature Feature and Craft 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 animals of Finding Nemo After the presentation create a take home craft related to that day s Creature Feature Monday and Friday 12 30pm 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 use dip nets along the shore or pull up fish condos 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 Wednesday 12 30pm 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 Thursday and Saturday

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  • Late Autumn - Winter Happenings - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    activities on the marsh every Friday Saturday and Sunday from October 13 until May 1 2016 Unless otherwise stated all activities are included in the price of admission and occur onsite at The Wetlands Institute Questions Please call The Wetlands Institute at 609 368 1211 Seasonal Science Activities and Crafts We believe children and adults learn a great deal through moments of self exploration Each week we will offer a new self guided science activity or craft related to seasonal changes in nature We provide the supplies and you create the learning Possible activities related to migration geology outdoor exploration nature crafts simple science experiments and much more Friday Saturday and Sunday 10 00am 4 00pm Creature Feature and Craft 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 animals of Finding Nemo After the presentation create a take home craft related to that day s Creature Feature Friday and Saturday 2 00pm Aquarium Feeding Act as an Aquarist for a day and help us feed the local marine life We will open up feeding each weekend so you can see the turtles chasing minnows and the horseshoe crab eating shrimp As you watch them gobble down their food use our animal feeding surveys to record their behavior so we can make sure all our animals are happy and well fed Not all animals are fed every day Saturday 11 00am Aquarium Teaching and Touch Tank There is no better way to learn about the local creatures found in the salty waters of the ocean or New Jersey back bays than to experience them firsthand Come join a Wetlands Institute educator for a unique interactive learning experience as they teach about whelk skates sea urchins sea stars mud snails and more Please come prepared to touch the animals by not having any bug spray hand sanitizer or lotion on your hands If needed hands can be washed with mild soap and water in The Wetlands Institute restroom before the program Sunday 11 00am Science Feature and Activity Each Sunday we will focus on a different conservation issue or science hot topic Some of the topics include Marine Debris Osprey Conservation Renewable Energy Sustainable Seafood Horseshoe Crab Conservation and Terrapin Conservation After the presentation participate in a hands on activity related to that day s Science Feature Activity recommended for ages 8 and up but younger children are welcome to attend Sunday 2 00pm Lunch and Learn Join us for a weekly exploration of topics important to our coastal and wetland ecosystems Bring your lunch and The Wetlands Institute will provide coffee and dessert Each week we will feature a different speaker and topic of discussion Please check our website for complete details Admission 3 for members and 5 for non members Friday 11 45am January 8 March 18 except on dates of Covered Dish Dinners January 29 and February 26

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  • Spring Happenings - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    2015 Unless otherwise stated all activities occur onsite at The Wetlands Institute Questions Please call The Wetlands Institute at 609 368 1211 Please check our website for additions and updates to our schedule Salt Marsh Safari Starting in Marsh View Hall watch our award winning film Secrets of the Salt Marsh Then join us for a guided interpretive walk through the wetlands Together we will travel along the new elevated walkway down the salt marsh trail and out onto the dock overlooking Scotch Bonnet Creek To fully experience the marsh make sure to wear shoes that can get wet and muddy Daily 11 00am and 2 00pm Free with admission Creature Feature and Craft We will highlight a different live animal or group of animals each day Get up close with terrapins fish crabs sea stars and urchins mollusks horseshoe crabs and the animals of Finding Nemo After the presentation create a take home craft related to that day s Creature Feature Monday and Friday 12 30pm 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 Wednesday 12 30pm Free with admission Aquarium Feeding Help us feed the fish and octopus or just watch them gobble down their food 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 Thursday and Saturday 12 30pm Free

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  • Aquarium - The Wetlands Institute The Wetlands Institute
    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 Aquarium Our Aquarium features over a dozen exhibits with live marsh animals as well as a special teacher s tank with live horseshoe crabs sea stars and lots more It also houses hands on interactive exhibits designed to immerse visitors in the wetlands life educating the observer in the important role wetlands play in life on the planet Additional Information Terrapin Station 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

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  • Visit Us The Wetlands Institute
    Click to see the Institute LIVECAMS Click your way around the Institute Summer Happenings Autumn Happenings Winter Happenings Spring Happenings Your Name required Your Email required Your Phone Number Subject Message relates to Environmental Education Research Conservation Admissions Visitor Information Book a Tour Marketing Communications Employment Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Other Topic Your Message See what is going on at the Institute on our livecams Fun is a major part of every visit to The Wetlands Institute as everything here combines both education and entertainment Every visit begins with Marion s gardens award winning gardens which surround the parking lot and line the walkway to the main building You will pass hundreds of native plants each chosen to attract pollinators Most of the plants are labeled for your information We are open weekends throughout the Fall and Winter for self guided tours of all the Institute s facilities In the Spring and Summer we offer naturalist led programs including back bay boat rides paddleboarding kayaking live animal interactions family entertainment and guided beach dune walks Visit our events section for more information on schedules The Wetlands Institute 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd Stone Harbor NJ 08247 1424 Phone 609 368 1211 Fax 609 368 3871 Admission 8 00 ages 13 and up 6 00 ages 3 12 Members admitted FREE Hours Summer Hours May 1 2015 through October 12 2015 Open Monday through Sunday 9 30 am to 4 30 pm Tuesday Wednesday Thursday from June 17 to August 28 Special evening hours until 8 pm Winter Hours October 13 2015 through April 28 2016 Open Friday Saturday and Sunday 9 30 a m to 4 30 p m Closed Monday through Thursday Closed from December 23 through January 7 Holiday Hours Open Martin Luther King Day President s Day Independence Day and Labor Day 9 30 am to 4 30 pm Special Hours Notice It is sometimes necessary to close a building or facility to the public for part or all of a day due to maintenance repairs or special events Please call ahead to verify hours Features Tidepool Museum Shop specializing in nature books gifts and clothing Elevated Marsh Walkway Dock Marshview Hall Diller Coastal Exhibit Building Terrapin Station Aquarium Salt Marsh Trail take an interactive tour Observation Tower Bike racks picnic and rest areas Free parking Public Building Handicap Accessible No Pet Policy The Wetlands Institute is a natural conservation facility where outside animals would be a disturbance to local wildlife that naturally inhabits this area Because of this pets are not allowed inside Institute buildings or outside on Institute property including the salt marsh trail elevated walkway and dock Service dogs are welcomed as they have been trained to not react towards other animals Please note we are a smoke free facility Directions From Philadelphia Atlantic City Expressway to Exit 7 South Garden State Parkway Parkway South to Exit 10 for Stone Harbor Turn left on Stone Harbor Blvd The Institute is 2 5 miles on right From

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