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
 
Oct
8
Sun
Fall Birding Identification … Migrants, Winter Residents, and Ducks — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Paw PrintVolunteer Corinne Errico will take us through the basics of bird identification followed by an optional walk to join The Big Sit and practice our skills. For all ages. Bring your binoculars or borrow ours. Visitor Center.

Oct
13
Fri
Refuge Ramble — The Bockovens @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Paw PrintThe Bockoven Family farmed this land for over 200 years. Learn about the family with an
indoor slide show followed by an interpretive walk on the Bockoven Trail. Visitor Center.

Nov
12
Sun
Great Thicket—Our Newest National Wildlife Refuge — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Nov 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Paw PrintJoin Refuge Biologist Dorothy Wells to learn more about this refuge in New York, created to protect the New England cottontail and other species that use thicket habitat. Visitor Center.