"to inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment"

Green Briar Nature Center  Green Briar Jam Kitchen East Sandwich Game Farm

About Us
Thornton Burgess
His Books
Vacation Programs

     Educator Programs
     Garden Classes
     Jam Workshops
Scout Programs
Registration Form
Special Events
Education Dept.
Education Outreach
     Education Kits
Project LIFE
     Resident Animals
Sponsor an Animal
     Birthday Parties
     Burgess Story
     Kids Page
Coloring Picture
     Scholarship Fund
Swain Library
Wildflower Garden
Garden Classes
     What's Blooming
Shop for
Jam Kitchen Products
     Planned Giving
     Corporate Partners
     Buy a Brick
     Capital Campaign
Visitor Information
 Hours & Rates
     Group Visits
     Area Links

Cup Plates
Board of Trustees
Contact Information

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The Thornton Burgess Society
appreciates the support of the
Mass Cultural Council


Become a Member!

There is so much to see and do. . . .

The Thornton W. Burgess Society is a non-profit educational organization dedicated "to inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment" in the tradition of author and naturalist Thornton Waldo Burgess. The Society serves its members through a Program Schedule, a monthly e-newsletter,  the Robert Swain Library; and classes and workshops  for children, adults and families.  Members receive discounts for gift shop and mail order purchases, (including jam kitchen products) and most classes. Members also have the satisfaction of knowing they are supporting the cause of conservation and preservation of our natural and historical heritage.

For further information, email info@thorntonburgess.org

At the Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen you can relax in our award winning wildflower garden, say hello to the animals in the Education Building, breathe in the wonderful aromas in our Jam Kitchen and join in some of our great classes.

At the East Sandwich Game Farm you can walk through miles of trails where you will see the natural beauty of Cape Cod's environment.

Members of the Thornton Burgess Society can now take advantage of a 10% discount off all plants at Brick Kiln Farm, 254 Brick Kiln Road, East Falmouth (508-548-3276).  The Farm has been growing plants on Cape Cod since 1987.  They offer vegetative-grown and seed grown plants that are not available elsewhere.  Please show your membership card to take advantage of this wonderful offer.  You can also “like” them on Facebook for directions and details at Brick Kiln Farm 

Become a partner in preservation and education - JOIN TODAY!

Join Now Individual Membership - $35.00 

Join Now Family Membership - $50.00

Join Now Grandparents Membership - $50.00 

Join Now Supporting Membership - $65.00 

Join Now Sponsor Membership - $75.00

Join Now Friend Membership - $100.00 

Join Now Patron Membership - $500.00

Join Now Benefactor Membership - $1,000.00 

Join Now Business Membership - $100.00

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Thornton W. Burgess Society
6 Discovery Hill Road
East Sandwich, MA 02537