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See Conservation Partners in Action: Stormwater at Blueberry Pond

See Conservation Partners in Action: Stormwater at Blueberry Pond

Blueberry Pond Stormwater Remediation Project: Member Only Video Screening When: Thursday, January 18 at 6:30 pm Where: Brewster Ladies Library, 1822 Main Street, Brewster MA Blueberry Pond neighbors and the Brewster Conservation Trust recently partnered to resolve stormwater runoff issues and to improve the pond’s water quality. See how they accomplished this at a private […]

RAIN GARDEN AT BLUEBERRY POND

RAIN GARDEN AT BLUEBERRY POND

Three Cheers! It was a festive late September day as BCT and Blueberry Pond project partners worked together toward completing the final step in the Blueberry Pond Storm Water Management plan. Cal Mutti, BCT Volunteer came prepared with a basket of apples and rake in hand. Even a little bit of rain didn’t stop the […]

BLUEBERRY POND – A partnership in action.

BLUEBERRY POND – A partnership in action.

Cal Mutti, BCT Volunteer, has served as Land Steward of several properties in his neighborhood near Blueberry Pond.  When he reported a drainage problem that was causing cascades of road run off to spill into the pond, it was clearly a problem that BCT would need help solving.   BCT decided to reach out to a […]

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See Conservation Partners in Action: Stormwater at Blueberry Pond

See Conservation Partners in Action: Stormwater at Blueberry Pond

Blueberry Pond Stormwater Remediation Project: Member Only Video Screening When: Thursday, January 18 at 6:30 pm Where: Brewster Ladies Library, 1822 Main Street, Brewster MA Blueberry Pond neighbors and the Brewster Conservation Trust recently partnered to resolve stormwater runoff issues and to improve the pond’s water quality. See how they accomplished this at a private […]

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2017 Newsletter

With your help, in January 2018 the Brewster Conservation Trust will buy a 1.85acre parcel of land and pond located behind The Spa on Main Street. This lot will enable BCT to link up our new Children’s Vernal Pool trail loop at the Eddy Elementary School through to Main Street via a pedestrian easement. The […]

Eddy School at the BCT’s Hay Center

Eddy School at the BCT’s Hay Center

The tradition continues, as the Brewster Conservation Trust once again, welcomed the Eddy School 4th graders to the Hay Conservation Center. Did you know you can identify the difference between a Pitch Pine and a White Pine just by counting the number of needles? Or that digging a few inches down in the dirt can […]

RAIN GARDEN AT BLUEBERRY POND

RAIN GARDEN AT BLUEBERRY POND

Three Cheers! It was a festive late September day as BCT and Blueberry Pond project partners worked together toward completing the final step in the Blueberry Pond Storm Water Management plan. Cal Mutti, BCT Volunteer came prepared with a basket of apples and rake in hand. Even a little bit of rain didn’t stop the […]

Why is BCT selling a parcel to the Town?

Why is BCT selling a parcel to the Town?

Some people have asked why BCT would sell a piece of recently purchased land on Paine’s Creek Road to the Town for off-site parking for Paine’s Creek Landing.  The bottom line is that we are protecting some conservation land, providing a trailhead for a path that will access conservation land overlooking the marsh, and accommodating […]

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Sheep Pond Woodlands – Gulls Way

Sheep Pond Woodlands – Gulls Way

By Mark Robinson Clear-cut by colonists, Brewster’s pine forest has all grown back in just the past 150 years. In the mid-1800s, when Thoreau walked through, he said the Cape’s denuded landscape looked like the “bottom of the ocean laid bare.” We don’t ever want to take our woods for granted again. The key is […]

“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 […]

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