The Wetlands Institute

Stone Harbor Beach

Live Cam The Wetlands Institute : The Mission

The Wetlands Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting conservation and appreciation of coastal ecosystems. The non-profit accomplishes this through research, education, and conservation initiatives. Founded in 1969 and situated in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, the institute aims to foster a deeper understanding of the vital role wetlands play in sustaining biodiversity.

Their mission involves conducting scientific research on wetland ecosystems, and protecting against natural disasters like flooding and erosion. You are never to young, and that’s why they offer educational programs for visitors of all ages. Through interactive exhibits, guided tours, and hands-on activities, The facility strives to engage the public in learning about the importance of these marshes. There are various plant and animal species that call these ecosystems home. By promoting environmental stewardship and conservation practices, the hope is this will help safeguard nature’s future.