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, Monday - Saturday, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00pm! Holiday Berry Jam and FRESH Cranberries available starting Saturday 12/4!

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.

Gingerbread Day

Gingerbread Day

Celebrate the charming & delicious tradition of Gingerbread Saturday, December 11th 11am-2pm TICKETS available soon!

Portraits In Silhouette

Portraits In Silhouette

Coming to Green Briar 12/11 in time for Holiday giving! 'Read More' for tickets.

Green Meadow Forest

Green Meadow Forest

Visit the storybook world of Peter Rabbit and his friends. 'Read More' for opportunities and tickets.

Mixed Company Jam Classes

Mixed Company Jam Classes

Make your own batch of something special! Opportunities through December. Call to register 508.888.6870

Membership

Membership

Become a member or renew you membership today!

Private Party Jam Class

Private Party Jam Class

Make your own batch of something special with your own group! Call to schedule an opportunity 508.888.6870.

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
Old Mother West Wind, Laughing Brook, and the Stories that Inspired Generations

Old Mother West Wind, Laughing Brook, and the Stories that Inspired Generations

Northern Woodlands article from the Autumn 2021 edition.

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!

'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

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

The mission of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is to inspire appreciation, understanding and stewardship of our natural environment and wildlife through discovery and learning.

Volunteer

Volunteer

Looking for Volunteers!!