Brewster Conservation Day and My Generation Energy Solar Saturday July 14th 2012
Come celebrate the beauty of Brewster with us on Saturday, July 14th. There will be guided nature walks, natural resource demonstrations, solar energy information, and an electric car demo at Drummer Boy Park, starting at 9 am until 2 pm. Free to all, and all should come!
For more information ahead of time, email the Brewster Conservation Trust at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-362-2565.
The purpose of the day-long event is to increase awareness of the unique environmental assets of Brewster by getting persons and families out on the land to enjoy it and learn a little something along the way. Guided walks, led by some of Brewster’s most knowledgeable naturalists and historians, will begin at 10 am and 2 pm at eight venues scattered about town. A kayak/canoe tour of Upper Mill Pond will also be featured.
Pick up a brochure for the eight walking tours:
– Quivett Marsh Vista
– Eagle Point in the Punkhorn
– Crosby Landing
– The Eddy Sisters Trail
– Mother’s Bog
– Huckleberry Hill
– The Hay Trail
– The South (Lee Baldwin) Trail at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
Drummer Boy Park features active and educational exhibits, many especially for kids:
– Brewster fire truck
– Solar Energy Demos
– a puppet show
– AmeriCorps’ “edible aquifer”
– a mobile marine lab
– oyster shucking
– windmill and Harris-Black House tours
– pitch with the White Caps
– Cape Light Compact
– Cape Cod Bird Club
– exhibits by Town and area conservation organizations
The Day is sponsored by the Brewster Conservation Trust, the Town of Brewster (Natural Resources Dept. and Conservation Commission), My Generation Energy with assistance from many community groups.
All funding is from donations to the Brewster Conservation Trust.
Check in at Drummer Boy Park, see what is going on there for children, and then arrange to meet us for a long or short hike at 10 and 2.