Friends of Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Inc. is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization as defined under the laws of the state of New Jersey and the United States Internal Revenue Service under section 501(c)3. Corporate offices are maintained at 32 Pleasant Plains Road, Harding Township, NJ. The mailing address is: 241 Pleasant Plains Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. Our EIN is: 22-3674438.
The Friends of Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1999 in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Our focus is refuge-centric; we support the goals, projects, and mission of the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Our operations and activities are managed by an all-volunteer board of directors and committees.
The Friends is part of a network of more than 200 friends groups nationwide, each associated with one or more national wildlife refuges, all committed to improving and protecting our unique refuge resources.
Funds to support refuge projects and activities are received from memberships, Nature Shop sales, donations, and grants.
Annual Fall Festival
Friends of Great Swamp -
2006 Refuge Friends Group of the Year
Board of Directors
Susan Garretson Friedman
The Friends of Great Swamp Board of Directors meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Visitor Center at 32 Pleasant Plains Road. All members of the Friends are welcome to attend Board meetings.
Annual Roadside Cleanup
How Friends Help the Refuge
We host events and lead educational tours, including:
We provide funds for:
We volunteer and coordinate volunteer resources for numerous events, including:
Friends of Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is an independent, volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to