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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Aug
26
Sat
Volunteer Orientation @ Wildlife Observation Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 26 @ 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Do you prefer being outdoors? Learn more about opportunities. Meet at Wildlife Observation Wildlife Observation Center.

Sep
14
Thu
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Make a difference! Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.

Sep
24
Sun
Gardenkeepers Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us to work in the gardens. Volunteers Needed! Visitor Center.

Sep
28
Thu
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Make a difference! Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.

Sep
30
Sat
Fall Roadside Cleanup @ Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help pick up litter along Refuge Roads. Meet at Refuge Headquarters, 241 Pleasant Plains Road.

Oct
13
Fri
Garden Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join the GardenKeepers for fall cleanup in the gardens. No experience necessary. Visitor Center.

Nov
5
Sun
Gardenkeepers Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for Fall garden cleanup and to put up the winter bird feeders. Visitor Center.

Nov
11
Sat
Volunteer Orientation @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Nov 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

We need more volunteers! Especially greeting visitors in the Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center. Come learn about the many volunteer opportunities at Great Swamp NWR. Visitor Center.

Volunteer Orientation @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Nov 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jan
27
Sat
Volunteer Orientation @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jan 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

We need more volunteers! Especially greeting visitors in the Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center. Come learn about the many volunteer opportunities at Great Swamp NWR. Visitor Center.