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Eddy School 4th Graders’ at BCT’s Hay Center

Eddy School 4th Graders’ at BCT’s Hay Center

Did you know you could measure the height of a tree using a tape measure, a person and a pencil? Or that digging a few inches down in the dirt can reveal four different layers of soil? The students from the Eddy School 4th Grade science class can tell you how! “We want to encourage […]

PHOTO EXHIBIT – May 2017

PHOTO EXHIBIT – May 2017

The Brewster Conservation Trust plans to showcase our properties in an upcoming photo exhibit at the Brewster Ladies Library in May, 2017, and would love to include your photos. Photos can be taken in any season, “of” or “from” any of our properties. Photos can be close-ups, mid-range, or landscapes and may include people and/or […]

5th Annual BCD –  Better Than Ever!

5th Annual BCD – Better Than Ever!

The fifth annual Brewster Conservation Day was better than ever!  Close to 1,000 people of all ages came to Drummer Boy Park to experience over 40 exhibits, hear featured presentations, and participate in activities all about the value of conservation. They practiced how to be water friendly consumers at the, Brewster Ponds Coalition game, “Be […]

PLACES

Greenland Pond:

Greenland Pond:

Ponds are part of Brewster’s magic, so protecting them is a priority for BCT. We went out on a limb to acquire a parcel fronting on Greenland pond and containing a rare beech forest.  Click here to read the full story:

Windmill Meadows:

Windmill Meadows:

BCT acted quickly when a parcel on Route 6A in front of Drummer Boy Park came on the market. We succeeded in protecting one of Brewster’s iconic views – to the historic Nickerson windmill and Cape Cod Bay in the distance beyond. Click here to read the full story:

Save the Eleven-Acre Woods!  Please vote for Article 26 at May 2, 2016 Town Meeting

Save the Eleven-Acre Woods! Please vote for Article 26 at May 2, 2016 Town Meeting

“Whose woods these are, I think I know…”  They can be yours, all of ours! All you need to do is help us to gain approval of Article 26 at Brewster Town Meeting on May 2nd.  Then these woods will be preserved for all time.  The voters will be asked to devote $125,000 from the […]

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“Will this acquisition help to keep our water clean to drink?”

“Will this acquisition help to keep our water clean to drink?”

When the Brewster Conservation Trust is on the hunt for new land parcels to preserve, the first question we ask ourselves is, “Will this acquisition help to keep our water clean to drink?”  Since all drinking water, whether from Town or private wells, draws from one underground source, the connection between groundwater purity and undeveloped […]

Save the Eleven-Acre Woods!  Please vote for Article 26 at May 2, 2016 Town Meeting

Save the Eleven-Acre Woods! Please vote for Article 26 at May 2, 2016 Town Meeting

“Whose woods these are, I think I know…”  They can be yours, all of ours! All you need to do is help us to gain approval of Article 26 at Brewster Town Meeting on May 2nd.  Then these woods will be preserved for all time.  The voters will be asked to devote $125,000 from the […]

Fall 2015 BCT Newsletter

Fall 2015 BCT Newsletter

BCT is on the move!  Read about our new, permanent home office on Dry Hill’s 55-acre preserve.  Learn about our efforts to preserve Brewster’s other Mill Pond.  It’s all here and more in the Fall 2015 Newsletter.  Click here to read all about it.

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