Saving The Great Swamp: Battle to Defeat the Jetport; Documentary to Air Wednesday

Scott Morris Productions

A documentary on the battle to protect the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Morris County from plans to build a 10,000-acre jetport on the property in the early 1960s will air this week on NJTV.

The program is scheduled to air on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m. and at 2 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17. The film earned a Best Documentary award at the 2017 New Jersey Film Festival.

The film chronicles the grassroots movement by a group of people to protect the landmark natural area from development. According to an article on, “The documentary features in-depth interviews with residents, historians and officials, and a tapestry of historic film footage, old photographs and high-end cinematography of the Great Swamp today.”

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