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.
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Jan
14
Sun
Who Uses a Wood Duck Box? — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jan 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Paw PrintOwl in Wood Duck BoxJoin volunteer Leo Hollein for a fascinating look at wood ducks and the many other wildlife species which make use of Refuge wood duck boxes. Optional walk to check out a wood duck box. Will we find a roosting screech owl? Visitor Center.

Jan
19
Fri
Refuge Readers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for a discussion of Salt by Mark Kurlansky. Copies are available for loan. New members welcome. Visitor Center.

Feb
11
Sun
Sunday Movie Matinee — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Paw PrintJoin us for popcorn and a movie (movie to be announced). Visitor Center.

Feb
16
Fri
Refuge Readers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for a discussion of Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West by Wallace Stegner. Copies are available for loan. New members welcome. Visitor Center.

Mar
11
Sun
The Making of a Movie — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Paw PrintJoin Directory Scott Morris for a behind the scenes look at the making of the film Saving the Great Swamp. In celebration of the Refuge System’s 115th anniversary, there will be cake! Visitor Center.

Mar
16
Fri
Refuge Readers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for a discussion of The Lost Whale: The True Story of an Orca Named Luna by Michael Parfit. Copies are available for loan. New members welcome. Visitor Center.