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December 2019
December 8 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

NEW DATE: 12/8 – 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

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge – Bluebird Parking Lot, Bluebird lot on Pleasant Plains Road, approx 0.5 mi north of refuge's south gate, and 1.6 mi south of Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center
Harding Twp., NJ United States
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Grab your camera and join the adventure as we lead you on a special journey through the wildlife management area, not typically open to the general public. Staff and volunteers from GSNWR and GSWA will help identify wildlife and migratory birds and you may even spot a bald eagle or two! Following the hike, Nic Platt, Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA) Board President, will provide a brief history of the Great Swamp that nearly became a jetport. This tour is co-sponsored by GSWA and GSNWR. Location: Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Bluebird Parking Lot, 197 Pleasant Plains Road, Harding Township. Please check refuge Facebook page for weather-related cancellation: https://www.facebook.com/GreatSwampNWR Registration…

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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To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the first public announcement of the proposed 10,000-acre jetport, we invite you to spend the afternoon with nature and history. Together we will explore Jockey Hollow’s past, its present, and what might have been if the landmark victory over the jetport never happened, and the Great Swamp didn't exist. This special event is provided in partnership with Morristown National Historical Park and GSWA. Registration is required.

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