Land Stewardship

GSWA receives national accreditation!

Becomes one of only eight organizations in New Jersey to achieve this recognition!  


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Things to See and Do

From hiking and biking, to horseback riding and kayaking, there are countless outdoor activities to enjoy in this area. What adventure will you go on today?



Watershed Friendly Homes

Every individual home has an effect on non-point source pollution in our watershed. Learn more about what you can do to minimize your impact with our interactive home guide.




Everyone has right to clean water. Riverkeepers are on the frontlines of the global water crisis, using the advocacy model to stand up for that right. At GSWA, we are the official Waterkeeper Alliance Affiliate for the Passaic River.


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Post-Thanksgiving Cleanup and Hike

December 1 at 9:00 am
We all did it – we went for that extra helping of mashed potatoes… used a little extra whipped cream on our pumpkin pie… There’s no shame in that, especially…

Behind-the-Scenes Talk & Tour at the Refuge

December 14 at 10:00 am
Join us for an adventure at the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and bring your camera! We will kick-off this private tour with a brief talk by Nic Platt, GSWA…

Jockey Hollow Then & Now Hike

December 21 at 1:00 pm
Come spend an afternoon filled with nature and history. This special hike and history tour is presented in partnership with Morristown National Historical Park and GSWA. Together, we will explore…

All Upcoming Events

From hikes to educational workshops, GSWA offers a wide variety of environmentally focused programs. We'd love to have you join us at an upcoming event!
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Featured Programs


In-School Education

GSWA is dedicated to teaching the younger generations about their impact on the watershed and river. Every year, we reach over 3,000 students through our in-school programming.


Water Quality

Every year, we publish a Water Quality Report Card about the prior year to help inform the public about the data we collect and the issues our watershed faces.

Report Card



GSWA in Action

Want to learn more about GSWA and the work that we do? View our photo gallery to see us in action.
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GSWA Partner Events

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GSWA Partner Events

GSWA and its partners in our historic watershed and across the Passaic River region are excited to provide you with a listing of free-to-the-public environmental events happening locally.
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So, You Want To be An Intern? Six Things You Should Know…

So you think you have what it takes to be a great intern? Here are six things to help you succeed and make the most out of your internship…
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GSWA Fall-Winter 2019 Newsletter

In this issue: Rolling Knolls Update, Are We Pro Development?, Upcoming Events, A Surprise Bequest, 2019 Gala, Fashion Conscious Plants at the CMA, Climate: What’s in Store for NJ, Plastic Bag Bans, Microplastics – Part Two, Flooding Really Stinks in Paterson, and more…
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