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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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Save the Date – Photo Exhibit

Save the Date – Photo Exhibit

Save The Date –  Opening Reception! Saturday, May 6th from 3 – 5 pm Brewster Conservation Trust Invites you to our first ever Photo Exhibit! Show runs from May 6th to May 31st. Brewster Ladies Library Featuring the beauty of Brewster,  and our volunteer & outreach programs!

2017 Summer Internship (Apply now!)

2017 Summer Internship (Apply now!)

Looking for something to do this summer? Would you like join an experienced (and fun) team that works doing land conservation on Cape Cod…AND boost your resume at the same time?  GREAT! Brewster Conservation Trust has an opening in their Summer 2017,  Land Stewardship Internship program. CLICK HERE to learn more (and apply!)

BCT receives $75,000 Conservation Partnership grant!

BCT receives $75,000 Conservation Partnership grant!

On December 8th, Brewster Conservation Trust (BCT) received a $75,000 Conservation Partnership grant from the State. The funds will be go directly toward the BCT/Town-approved purchase in early 2017 of 11 acres on Gulls Way in the Sheep Pond Woodlands area.  Mark Robinson, of the Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts said, “Brewster’s pine forest […]

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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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