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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 […]

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:

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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 […]

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Spring 2017 Newsletter

SPRING 2017 NEWSLETTER –  What does conservation mean to you? Is it a gorgeous view of protected marshlands or of a sunset the beach? A walk with the dog on a wooded path? A visit to one of Brewster’s little farms? Is it protecting high quality drinking water and healthy ponds? Is it meadows for bluebirds or stretches […]

Eddy School -Vernal Pool Trail – Ribbon Cutting

Eddy School -Vernal Pool Trail – Ribbon Cutting

May 1, 2017 – Thank you to all those who contributed to the new Eddy School Vernal Pool Trail.  The trail is another example of successful collaboration between the BCT, the Town of Brewster and the Eddy School – the trail will provide a living outdoor classroom for Eddy School science program.    Click here to […]

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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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