Thornton W. Burgess Society

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen

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!

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.

Green Meadow Forest

Green Meadow Forest

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

Our Animals Need Your Help

Our Animals Need Your Help

Help us care for our resident creatures!

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

Volunteer

Volunteer

Looking for Volunteers!!