Thornton W. Burgess Society

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen

Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival Garden Tours

Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival Garden Tours

The Green Briar Mercantile is moving to the porch for the Garden Tour and Plant Sale event on July 15 Shop all the Thornton Burgess books, the current selection of our famous jams and jellies, and other summer merchandise. Check our online shop for more complete list of products available !

Summer Garden Plant Sale

Summer Garden Plant Sale

The Green Briar Mercantile is moving to the porch for the Garden Tour and Plant Sale event on July 15 Shop all the Thornton Burgess books, the current selection of our famous jams and jellies, and other summer merchandise. Check our online shop for more complete list of products available !

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 Online!

Mercantile Online!

Visit our online store for products available to ship or for local pickup.

CLOSED COVID-19

CLOSED COVID-19

As the Corornavirus threat continues, the Green Briar Nature Center will be closed to the public waiting on regulations for a Phase 3 opening .

Our Animals Need Your Help

Our Animals Need Your Help

Help us care for our resident creatures!

Caring for Our Resident Animals

Caring for Our Resident Animals

WE ARE ALMOST AT OUR GOAL!

Wednesday Morning Garden Tours

Wednesday Morning Garden Tours

Wednesdays at 10am, July thru August, guided tours of the the Shirley G. Cross Wildflower Garden. No reservations needed.

Wildflower Garden Book Club

Wildflower Garden Book Club

Join us July 22nd!

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
Mercantile

Mercantile

The Green Briar Mercantile is moving to the porch for the Garden Tour and Plant Sale event on July 15 Shop all the Thornton Burgess books, the current selection of our famous jams and jellies, and other summer merchandise. Check our online shop for more complete list of products available !

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!!