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September 2017
September 26 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Evening Briefing: Eco-friendly Cleaning Products

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Kemmerer Library, 19 Blue Mill Rd
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
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White vinegar, baking soda, lemon juice: these common household items are more powerful than you think! More than cooking ingredients, they are the basis of many environmentally safe cleaning products! Learn more about what ingredients in daily personal products and household cleaning products you should avoid and how not all environmental labeled products are what they claim to be. There are many ingredients in common cleaners that have detrimental environmental impacts on you, the local environment and our regional water supply. You will leave this briefing prepared to make better decisions about what you bring into your home and what you wash down your drain. Most importantly, leave with some…

September 26 at 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Annual Membership Meeting

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Kemmerer Library, 19 Blue Mill Rd
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
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Want to catch up on all the news from the Great Swamp Watershed Association? Join us for wine and cheese at our annual membership meeting, immediately prior to our Evening Briefing on Environmentally Sound Cleaning Products at the Kemmerer Library, 19 Blue Mill Rd., Harding, NJ. No registration required.

September 27 at 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Downstream Adventures: High Mountain Hike

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Red Trail Parking Lot, Wayne, NJ, University Drive
Wayne, New JErsey 07470
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Witness breathtaking views of New York City from one of the largest tracts of preserved land in New Jersey. Continue your exploration of the Watchung Mountains with our education associate, Dan Ross, and take the opportunity to explore this gorgeous Passaic County Park. On this hike, you will explore new trail systems and find native wildlife in their preparation for the long cold months to follow. You truly won’t want to miss this third installment of our downstream adventures series! Please note: This is a difficult hike of considerable elevation. Registration required.  Register online at GreatSwamp.org or call (973) 538-3500. Please note: Newspaper listings for our event are out-of-date. The…

October 2017
October 3 at 9:30 am - 11:30 pm

Breakfast Briefing: Water Quality Report Card

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Summit Public LIbrary, 75 Main Street
Summit, NJ 07901
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Come out and learn about the water quality along your stretch of the Passaic River. Great Swamp Watershed Association will present the 2016 Water Quality Report Card as well as give an update on our new Downstream Passaic River expansion sampling to date.  Sandra LaVigne, Director of Water Quality Programs at GSWA, will present a brief talk on the status of our streams both throughout the Great Swamp Watershed as well as on the region of the Passaic River between Millington Gorge and Stanley Ave Park in Chatham. Registration required.  Register now or call (973) 538-3500.

October 9 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Nuts About the Fall

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Great Swamp Watershed Association’s CMA, 1 Tiger Lily Ln
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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Join GSWA’s Dan Ross on a journey through the forest as we crunch brightly colored fallen leaves under foot and search for signs of fall! Learn why different trees’ leaves turn vibrant colors in autumn, and which trees are responsible for depositing which nuts, seeds, and berries on the forest floor. This fun filled family event is intended for all ages, and we encourage attendees to dress for the weather, and be on the look-out for squirrels and chipmunks busily stowing away their winter spoils! Register online at GreatSwamp.org or call (973) 538-3500.      

October 12 at 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Great Swamp Gala & Silent Auction

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Brooklake Country Club, 139 Brooklake Road
Florham Park, NJ 07932
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GSWA is thrilled to honor Christine Todd Whitman, former Governor of NJ and Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, at our 2017 Gala & Silent Auction on October 12, 2017, at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, NJ. Gov. Whitman is currently the President of The Whitman Strategy Group (WSG) a consulting firm that specializes in energy and environmental issues. To read more about her environmental work, please click here. It's our biggest and most exciting fundraising event of the year ! The evening will include a lively cocktail hour, a delicious dinner banquet, an expansive silent auction, and remarks delivered by Governor Whitman.   Special VIP tickets are also available…

October 25 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

“Back to Nature” Craft n’ Hike

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Great Swamp Watershed Association’s CMA, 1 Tiger Lily Ln
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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We team up with Madison Mud: A Clay Studio, to bring nature right into your own home. Sandra LaVigne, GSWA Director of Water Quality, will lead a hike at our Conservation Management Area. As we discuss fall foliage, get inspired to create our own bit of nature! Participants will have the opportunity along the hike to collect samples of leaves that inspire them and press them into an artistic clay tile. Melanie, of Madison Mud, will glaze your tiles with your choice of color. Tiles must be picked up at Madison Mud, Main St, Madison, date to be determined (approximately 10 days after the hike). Madison Mud has generously offered…

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