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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Invasive Species Control Work Day 9:00 am
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.
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Refuge Ramble — Fall Wildflowers 2:00 pm
Refuge Ramble — Fall Wildflowers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Refuge Ramble — Fall Wildflowers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge | New Jersey | United States
Informal guided walk at the Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center. Fall Wildflowers.
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Volunteer Orientation 1:30 pm
Volunteer Orientation @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about volunteer opportunities at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Visitor Center.
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Hummingbirds — Flying Jewels — Second Sunday with Friends 1:30 pm
Hummingbirds — Flying Jewels — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Hummingbirds — Flying Jewels — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge | New Jersey | United States
Join us as volunteer Dave Katz amazes us with all things hummingbird. Visitor Center.
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Refuge Readers 2:00 pm
Refuge Readers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us for a fun and lively discussion of Geese of Beaver Bog by Bernd Heinrich. Copies are available for loan. Visitor Center.
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Invasive Species Control Work Day 9:00 am
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.
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Target Archery Open Shoot 1:00 pm
Target Archery Open Shoot @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 2:30 pm
Target Archery Open Shoot @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge | New Jersey | United States
No registration necessary. Certified instructors. Ages 10 and up. Visitor Center.
Gardenkeepers Work Day 9:00 am
Gardenkeepers Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to work in the gardens. Volunteers Needed! Visitor Center.
Volunteer Orientation 1:30 pm
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.
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