The Friends of the Great Swamp
of southeastern New York State

FrOGS Calendar of Events

Green Fire: A Land Ethic For Our Time

Saturday, June 7th, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Trinity Pawling School, Gardiner Theater, NYS Route 22 in Pawling, NY

Sponsored by The Oblong Conservancy

Green Fire - Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time

Lifestyles of East Coast Butterflies

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Katonah Library, Katonah, N.Y.

Sponsored by Bedford Audubon

With author Rich Cech

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Spring Canoe Trip

Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Green Chimney's Beach in Patterson, NY

Naturalist led from Green Chimney's Beach

Saturday, June 14, 2014 only!
One departure time:12 Noon, returning at 2:00 PM unless there are cancellations in the Scout trips scheduled for earlier in the day.

Reservations are a MUST!


Adult Members: $27.00 / Adult Non-Members: $32.00
Youth 6‐14 yrs members: $16.00 / Youth 6‐14 yrs non‐members: $17.00

Contact Jim Utter at

Forests and Wetlands for Flood Management

Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Farm and Home Center, 2715 Route 44, Millbrook, NY 12545

Sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension in partnership with the Dutchess Land Conservancy.

Learn what you and your community can do to help prevent flood damage through this seminar which explains how forests and wetlands help mitigate the effects of flooding. This event is free and open to the public, but we ask that you please register in advance. Certificates of attendance for municipal training credit will be provided at the end of the seminar.

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Talk on the Great Swamp

Friday, July 11th, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Lake Mauweehoo Club - CT Rt 39 and Leach Hollow Road Sherman CT

FrOGS Chairman, Dr. Jim Utter will speak about The Great Swamp at the Naromi Land Trust Annual meeting in Sherman, CT.

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New Lands in the Great Swamp Watershed

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Abbeyfield Lane, Patterson, NY

Rain date: Thursday, July 24 at 6 PM.

Celebrate the protection of the new 115 acre Dextra Baldwin McGonagle Preserve in this FrOGS joint event with Westchester Land Trust and Putnam County Land Trust. These new lands in the Great Swamp Watershed were purchased in part with the FrOGS North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grant. Join us for the celebration if you can. Parking on site is limited, Alternative parking locations will be provided when you RSVP. Refreshments will be served. Please call Grace Buck at 914-234-6992 ext. 23. or email

Putnam County 4-H Fair

Saturday, July 26th, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Putnam County Park

Join FrOGS at the Putnam County 4-H Fair. Stop by and view the FrOGS exhibit of the Great Swamp.

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