Sharon and Wade Wander have made numerous volunteer contributions of their professional expertise to environmental conservation projects, including:
·Grassland bird surveys for State of New Jersey Endangered and Nongame Species Program and for the New Jersey Audubon Society
·Red-headed Woodpecker survey for New Jersey Endangered and Nongame Species Program
·Butterfly surveys for The Nature Conservancy
·Coordination of, and participation in, butterfly surveys of 7 state wildlife management areas by the North Jersey Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association, for the NJ Endangered and Nongame Species Project.
·Compiling Springdale, NJ, Butterfly Count for North American Butterfly Association
·Annual Breeding Bird Survey for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
·Annual Calling Amphibian Survey for North American Amphibian Monitoring Program
·Odonate (dragonfly and damselfly) survey of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area for the National Park Service.
·Science Advisor to the New Jersey Breeding Bird Atlas project of the New Jersey Audubon Society, and participation as BBA field volunteers
·Member of the bird, butterfly, and herptile status review committees for the New Jersey Nongame and Endangered Species program
·Member, NJ Highlands Council Ecosystem Management Technical Advisory Committee