On the Salt Marsh

The Wetlands Institute

The Wetlands Institute occupies 600 acres of marsh in Stone Harbor N.J., which is between Cape May and Atlantic City. The non-profit organization offers educational programs intended to increase knowledge of and appreciation for the wetlands ecosystem for children, university students and visitors to the Institute. Attractions include a salt marsh trail, an aquarium that includes the lively little octopus shown below and a terrapin station.

Duck with seven ducklings

Octopus

Wetlands Institute

Click here for a live cam view of the Wetlands Institute Osprey nest.

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One Response to On the Salt Marsh

  1. pjlazos says:

    Wow, I had no idea there was a place like this in Stone Harbor, Ken! I can’t wait to visit. It reminds me a bit of Tinicum Marsh outside of Philadelphia.

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