Thornton W. Burgess Society

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen

Annual Appeal 2020

Annual Appeal 2020

We would appreciate your support! Click to donate.

Our Mission

To inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment as taught in the writings of conservationist and naturalist Thornton W. Burgess.

Mercantile is Open & Online!

Mercantile is Open & Online!

We are online for products available to ship or for local pickup. SHOP IN PERSON, Tuesday- Saturday, 10am - 3pm! We are closed Mondays, 12/25th, 31st and January 1st. Happy Holidays!!

The Birthplace of Thornton W. Burgess

The Birthplace of Thornton W. Burgess

Visit the home of pioneer environmentalist, Thornton Burgess

Green Meadow Forest

Green Meadow Forest

Watch our forest grow! We are almost done, awaiting delivery of the final pieces.

CLOSED COVID-19

CLOSED COVID-19

As the Coronavirus threat continues, the Green Briar Nature Center will be closed to the public waiting on regulations for a Phase 4 opening .

Shirley Cross Wildflower Garden

Shirley Cross Wildflower Garden

Interested in caring for our precious Wildflower garden? We are looking for volunteers, including tour guides. Read more for all the information!

'A bright and exciting future'

'A bright and exciting future'

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History to Acquire Thornton w. Burgess/Green Briar Nature Center in Sandwich

Support Our Sponsors

Cape Cod Life Magazine Massachusetts Cultural Council Arts Foundation of Cape Cod The Museum Trail First Citizens Federal Credit Union Cape Cod 5 Kiwanis Sunderland Printing Oyster Harbors Marine
Volunteer

Volunteer

Looking for Volunteers!!