Welcome to the Friends of Great Swamp NWR Website
Our independent, non-profit organization is committed to protecting and supporting Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. The 8,000 acre Refuge, located in Morris County, New Jersey, provides excellent recreational opportunities for visitors as well as protecting valuable habitat for wildlife. Look here for upcoming events, things to do, and ways you can help.
Recent Bird Sightings
Click on the Great Swamp NWR link in the top right corner below to go to the eBird website. There you can look at the data in more detail.
Friday, December 1 through Sunday, December 3, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Start your holiday shopping at the Friends Nature Shop.
10% discount on all items – 20% discount for members
Not a member? Join any time. Your membership discount is effective immediately.
Check out our unique and original gift items for kids and adults; nature books, puzzles and games; sweatshirts, fleece, denim, hats and more. We will also have DVD copies of Saving the Great Swamp for sale.
Free parking, no lines, hands-on activities for kids in the Discovery Den.
All Nature Shop proceeds are used to fund Refuge projects – so you are also supporting your favorite place – Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.
Friends Potluck Dinner and Annual Member Meeting
Saturday, December 2, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
All members are invited to the Friends of Great Swamp Annual Member Meeting.
- Call to Order – President Kathy Woodward
- Reading and approval of the 2016 Annual Meeting Minutes
- Treasurer’s Report
- Election of Directors
- Approval of Bylaws Revisions
- Looking Ahead to 2018
- President’s Remarks