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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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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 […]

BCT Annual Meeting 2017

BCT Annual Meeting 2017

BCT Annual Meeting 2017 7 parcels, 4 public trails, Conservationist of the Year and special guest speaker, Jack Clarke! READ MORE BELOW… The Brewster Conservation Trust held its Annual Meeting on August 10, 2017 at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.  Hal Minis, BCT President, kicked-off the evening and welcomed attendees that included 55 […]

5th Annual BCD celebrates another FUN event!

5th Annual BCD celebrates another FUN event!

5th Annual – Brewster Conservation Day! …this event keeps getting better and better!           Click Here to view the BCD 2017 PHOTO GALLERY! 2017 was– as they say bigger and better than the ever. We had approximately 1,200+ visitors – all ages including many families along with their future conservationist!   […]

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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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