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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 […]

Planting Day at Blueberry Pond!

Planting Day at Blueberry Pond!

Hooray for Planting Day! Blueberry Pond Storm Water Management September 28, 2017 – The groups’ work-day started off with basket of apples (thanks to Cal Mutti) and truck load of plants and just a few hours later – they had one heck of a rain garden for the Blueberry Pond Storm Water Management area. This […]

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Land Stewardship Opportunity

Land Stewardship Opportunity

Brewster Conservation Trust is hiring a Land Stewardship Coordinator The Brewster Conservation Trust (BCT) is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill its new Land Stewardship Coordinator position.  Founded in 1983,  BCT’s mission is to preserve open space,  natural resources, and the rural character of Brewster and to promote a conservation ethic. CLICK HERE to […]

BCT Annual Meeting – August 15

BCT Annual Meeting – August 15

You are invited! Brewster Conservation Trust Annual Meeting Thursday, August 15, 5:30 – 7:00 pm Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St, Brewster, Ma. Please RSVP: dorria@brewsterconservationtrust.org or  508-694-6720 Featured speaker:  “Climate Change and Cape Cod’s Biodiversity” Jerry Bertrand, Former Presidential science advisor and head of International Affairs for the US Fish and […]

Edible Plants with Russ Cohen 2019

Edible Plants with Russ Cohen 2019

June 17, 2009 – By Mary Doucette On the pleasant evening of June 17, 2019, around 30 individuals came together at the Museum of Natural History in Brewster to follow edible plant expert Russ Cohen (otherwise known as the Johnny Appleseed for native edible plants) for an educational walk on Wing Island. They listened intently […]

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Spring 2019 Newsletter

As the Brewster Conservation Trust’s activities in land preservation, stewardship and community outreach have expanded, the BCT Board decided to move from volunteer driven to a more professionally run and more effective organization. The Trust took big step forward by hiring Amy Henderson as the organization’s first Executive Director.  Click here to read Spring 2019 […]

Beautify Brewster – April 27

Beautify Brewster – April 27

  In celebration of Earth Day 2019 please join us for Beautify Brewster!  BCT will join the Town of Brewster, neighbors and volunteers during a day of service and cleanup for the town.  Saturday, April 27 * Clean up 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Appreciation Luncheon at Brewster Baptist Church 12:30 – 1:30 pm *rain date […]

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VOTE YES ON ARTICLE # 29

VOTE YES ON ARTICLE # 29

We need your vote at Town Meeting Monday night, May 7th! SAVE OUR FOREST – SAVE OUR AQUIFER! The Brewster Conservation Trust strongly supports Article 29 of the Special Town Meeting to preserve 42 acres of forest stretching from Route 137 to the shore of Long Pond.  More than half of the property to be […]

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 […]

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