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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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4th Annual BCD –  Better Than Ever!

4th Annual BCD – Better Than Ever!

The fourth 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 […]

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Eddy Elementary –  Field trip to Windmill Meadows –  June 15, 2016

Eddy Elementary – Field trip to Windmill Meadows – June 15, 2016

As part of the Brewster Conservation Trust’s partnership with the Eddy School, 80 third graders from the Eddy Elementary School found milkweed, wild grape and goldenrod at Windmill Meadows next to Drummer Boy Park. Naturalist Donald Shaw helped the students understand habitats and the variety of animals, birds and insects that feed on the seeds, […]

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4th Annual-Brewster Conservation Day !!

4th Annual-Brewster Conservation Day !!

Click Here to watch a video of BCD 2016! JOIN US!  Saturday – July 9th, 2016 9:30 am – 2:00 pm at Drummer Boy Park! With 40 unique presentations, you can learn from interactive exhibits on natural plant gardening, alternative energy, and water resources. Take the kids to see Trevor the Juggler, the AmeriCorp Puppet Show and […]

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