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December 2019
December 1 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Post-Thanksgiving Cleanup and Hike

Great Swamp Watershed Association’s CMA, 83 Tiger Lily Ln
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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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 when you head outside and work it off!  So, let's make a deal - you help give a little TLC to our Conservation Management Area (CMA) trails and as a reward we will take you on a hike! Come check out the great work our volunteers have been doing throughout the year on this end-to-end tour of the CMA and contiguous trails. Enjoy the new boardwalks and marvel at the sheer volume of native plants that have replaced the invasives. Can't…

December 14 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Behind-the-Scenes Talk & Tour at the Refuge

Helen Fenske Visitor Center, 32 Pleasant Plains Rd
New Vernon, NJ 07976 United States
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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 Board President, on the history of the Great Swamp that nearly became a jetport. Next up, a special behind-the-scenes tour of the wildlife management area, which is not open to the general public. Refuge volunteers/staff and GSWA staff will be available to help identify wildlife and migratory birds. We may even be graced by a bald eagle or two! Come help us celebrate the 60th anniversary of the newspaper article that sparked the saving of the Great Swamp. This tour…

December 21 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jockey Hollow Then & Now Hike

Visitor Center, Morristown National Historical Park, 600 Tempe Wick Road
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
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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 Jockey Hollow’s historic past, its present, and what might have been if the landmark victory over the jetport never happened. Registration is required.

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