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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Refuge Ramble — Fall Wildflowers 2:00 pm
Refuge Ramble — Fall Wildflowers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 8 @ 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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Living in Bear Country — Second Sunday with Friends 1:30 pm
Living in Bear Country — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Living in Bear Country — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge | New Jersey | United States
Join Visitor Services Manager Jon Rosenberg for a special program on black bears. 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
Sep 14 @ 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 Readers 2:00 pm
Refuge Readers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us for a discussion of Tyrannosaurus Sue by Steve Fiffer. Copies are available for loan. Visitor Center.
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18th Annual Fall Festival — Water 10:00 am
18th Annual Fall Festival — Water @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
18th Annual Fall Festival — Water @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge | New Jersey | United States
Join us for a Fall celebration. This year the theme is the Wonders of Water—after all, it’s a Swamp. A day of fun activities for all—with free hot dogs on the grill. Photo contest winners will be announced. Visitor Center.
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Gardenkeepers Work Day 9:00 am
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.
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Invasive Species Control Work Day 9:00 am
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 28 @ 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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Fall Roadside Cleanup 9:00 am
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.