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.

Commemorative Brick Campaign
Our commemorative brick campaign continues through the end of the year. You can purchase a commemorative brick to be placed in the patio at the Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center. Click here for more information.

Download the Event Calendar: October 2017 – March 2018 (pdf, Adobe Reader required).

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.

See more photos on the
Great Swamp NWR Flickr page.

Previous news stories can be found here.