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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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Jon Bruce, BCT Land Stewardship Coordinator

Jon Bruce, BCT Land Stewardship Coordinator

February 2020  – Jonathan Bruce is the newest addition to the Brewster Conservation Trust team. Joining Amy Henderson, Executive Director, and Dorria Marsh, Outreach Coordinator, Jon will be working as BCT’s Land Stewardship Coordinator.  Along with the help of the Trust’s dedicated volunteers, Jon will oversee land stewardship projects on over 200 properties and 1,300 […]

Winter Walk with Mark Robinson

Winter Walk with Mark Robinson

Brewster Flats Walk with Mark Robinson on February 15 at 9:30 am LOVE OUR LANDS and let the cold winds blow! We are walking out on the tidal flats of Brewster, the most extensive in the state! The tour will be led by “self-certified” Cape Cod Naturalist Mark Robinson.  Mark says, “we will walk out […]

Garden Club Scholarship 2020

Garden Club Scholarship 2020

January 2020 The Garden Club of Brewster and the Brewster Conservation Trust are accepting applications for their joint 2020 Scholarship of $2000. The scholarship is awarded to a Brewster resident studying or planning to continue post high school education in landscape design, horticulture, conservation, forestry, environmental science, wildlife management, marine or related sciences. A completed […]

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Fall 2019 Newsletter

As with so many things in life, we like it when a whole is greater than the sum of its parts in land conservation work. What has been going on along a wide swath of Satucket Road is the story of a family, six sets of cousins, their parents and grandparents, cooperating to see that […]

BCT Becomes a Service Enterprise!

BCT Becomes a Service Enterprise!

PRESS RELEASE  – December 19, 2019     (L to R) Amy Henderson, BCT Executive Director and Dorria Marsh, BCT Admin & Comm. Coord. PRESS RELEASE December 20, 2019 BREWSTER CONSERVATION TRUST Contact:  Dorria Marsh dorrria@brewsterconservationtrust.org 508-694-6720 The Brewster Conservation Trust is pleased to announce it has achieved Service Enterprise Certification by Points of Light. […]

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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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