Thornton W. Burgess Society

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen

Wildflower Garden Plant Sale

Wildflower Garden Plant Sale

True wildflowers native and naturalized, perennials, annuals, and more! Saturday, May 22, 2021 9am-2pm

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.

Special Offer for Teachers

Special Offer for Teachers

Expires Saturday May 8! Read more for discount details.

Lunch 'n Learn: Nature's Ambassador

Lunch 'n Learn: Nature's Ambassador

Lunch 'n Learn about Thornton Burgess at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster May 27th 12:00 pm! Please call to register 508.896.3867 x133

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, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm!

Wildflower Garden Book Club

Wildflower Garden Book Club

Flowers in Fiction! PLEASE NOTE MAY 12TH BOOK CLUB HAS BEEN CHANGED TO MAY 19TH!

Wednesday Morning Garden Tours

Wednesday Morning Garden Tours

Wednesdays at 10am, June 2 - August 25, guided tours of award-winning the Shirley G. Cross Wildflower Garden. No reservations needed.

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 .

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 Cape Classical 107.5
Membership

Membership

Become a member or renew you membership today!

The Birthplace of Thornton W. Burgess

The Birthplace of Thornton W. Burgess

Visit the home of pioneer environmentalist, Thornton Burgess

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!

Green Meadow Forest

Green Meadow Forest

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

'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

Volunteer

Volunteer

Looking for Volunteers!!