Please help us achieve our mission to protect water and land
for a healthier environment now and for the future.

Saving the Great SwampClick here for more information.
Tickets are free and can be obtained by calling the MPAC box office at 973-539-8008
or going on their website, www.mayoarts.org.

GSWA Receives Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator Four Star CharityWe are proud to announce that Great Swamp Watershed Association has achieved a coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Receiving four out of a possible four stars verifies that our organization adheres to good governance and other best practices. It also shows we consistently execute our mission in a fiscally responsible way.

Approximately a quarter of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received the highest rating, indicating that Great Swamp Watershed Association outperforms most other charities in America. This “exceptional” designation from Charity Navigator differentiates the Great Swamp Watershed Association from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.

Visit Our Conservation Management Area!

Conservation Management Area Sign. Photo by Paul SteckYou’re invited to explore our Conservation Management Area (CMA), a wooded 53-acre natural area in Harding Township that’s open to the public for walking and casual hiking. Though GSWA holds a number of scheduled events throughout the year — family hikes, group tours, and moonlight walks to name a few, you can enjoy the CMA on your own at your convenience [read more] [directions] [Trail Map] [Informational Brochure – coming soon] [Hunting info].

Great Swamp Watershed Water Quality Report Card

Report (pdf, 10 mb)
Presentation (pdf, 7 mb)


Check out our Research Library!

School Water Monitoring on the PassaicRead about the SWaMP program and see the results of monitoring tests performed by high school and college students in communities along the Passaic River.

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Related Sites of Interest

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge: www.fws.gov/refuge/great_swamp/

Friends of Great Swamp NWR: www.friendsofgreatswamp.org

Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center (Morris County Park Commission): www.morrisparks.net/aspparks/gswampmain.asp

Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center: www.somersetcountyparks.org/parksfacilities/eec/EEC.html

Links to other internet sites

Contacts for Emergency Reporting of Pollution and/or Dumping