The Friends of Great Swamp NWR host a series of interesting, fun, and educational programs every month. Download the complete Calendar of Events for the current listings.
Paw Printindicates programs suitable for children
 
Apr
1
Sat
Garden Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for some spring garden cleanup. Visitor Center.

Volunteer Orientation @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about volunteer opportunities at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Visitor Center.

Apr
4
Tue
Archery Class @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 4 @ 3:30 pm – Apr 8 @ 4:30 pm

Children ages 10 to 18 are invited to learn the basics of archery. The Refuge will be hosting this 3-week class with state certified instructors. Registration is required, phone 973-425-0215 ext. 115 Visitor Center.

Apr
6
Thu
Archery Class @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 6 @ 3:30 pm – Apr 10 @ 4:30 pm

Children ages 10 to 18 are invited to learn the basics of archery. The Refuge will be hosting this 3-week class with state certified instructors. Registration is required, phone 973-425-0215 ext. 115 Visitor Center.

Apr
7
Fri
Great Swamp Strike Team Kickoff Training Session @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help eradicate emerging invasive plant species. Work days on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month. Volunteers Needed! Meet at Visitor Center.

Apr
8
Sat
Roadside Cleanup @ Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help pick up litter and debris along Refuge roads. Meet at Refuge Headquarters, 241 Pleasant Plains Road, Harding Township.

Apr
9
Sun
Troy Meadows—A Neglected Treasure — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Paw PrintLocated in Morris County, this large wetland marsh is home to a diverse population of wildlife and birds. Join photographer Dave Blinder and Land Manager Len Fariello on a photo tour. Visitor Center.

Apr
12
Wed
Garden Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Volunteers needed! No experience necessary. Visitor Center.

Apr
18
Tue
Archery Class @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 18 @ 3:30 pm – Apr 22 @ 4:30 pm

Children ages 10 to 18 are invited to learn the basics of archery. The Refuge will be hosting this 3-week class with state certified instructors. Registration is required, phone 973-425-0215 ext. 115 Visitor Center.

Apr
20
Thu
Archery Class @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Apr 20 @ 3:30 pm – Apr 24 @ 4:30 pm

Children ages 10 to 18 are invited to learn the basics of archery. The Refuge will be hosting this 3-week class with state certified instructors. Registration is required, phone 973-425-0215 ext. 115 Visitor Center.