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
Friends’ Swamp Sitters Host The Big Sit! @ Overlook on Pleasant Plains Road
Oct 8 all-day

Paw PrintLearn more about birds and bird identification during this annual citizen science event. Stop by during the day and join the count—for a little while… or longer! Event takes place at the Overlook on Pleasant Plains Road.

Special Photographer Walk @ Bluebird Parking Lot on Pleasant Plains Road
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm

Paw PrintGet out to the impoundments and set up your cameras
early. Reservations required; call 973-425-9510 to sign up.

A special opportunity as part of National Wildlife Refuge Week Sunset Walks.

Annual Turkey Walk @ Bluebird Parking Lot on Pleasant Plains Road
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Turkey WalkPaw PrintBack by popular demand. Join us as we walk off that Thanksgiving turkey on an informal walk into the Management Area, normally closed to the public. Easy walk along service roads. Meet at Bluebird Parking Lot, 197 Pleasant Plains Road, Harding Township NJ.