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Our Mission Statement


Sweetbriar Nature Center ECSS: Sweetbriar Nature Center is a private not-for-profit, 501c3, corporation which exists to provide natural science education services for Long Island residents of all ages and to engage in native wildlife rehabilitation services. Through education and examples, ECSS encourages responsible decision making, appreciation, and respect for the unique wildlife and ecosystems found on Long Island.

Sweetbriar Nature Center is situated on 54 acres of varied garden, woodland, field and wetland habitats on the Nissequogue River. Hundreds of species of plants and animals make homes here.

 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown, NY11787, 631-979-6344, Fax# 631-979-9233, swbriarncli@aol.com

Nature Center Open 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Daily

Nature Preserve Open 9:00 AM  – 4:30 PM Daily

                                           Outdoor Enclosed Butterfly Vivarium: Open 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Daily                                             (Second week of June through September, weather dependent)

 CORPORATE SPONSORS AND PATRONS

Go to the link below to find out  more about our corporate sponsors.  Please visit their websites and get to know our supporters.

   Thank you to all our Wonderful Corporate Sponsors

ANOTHER WAY TO SUPPORT SWEETBRIAR

Sweetbriar Nature Center is now a client of Investors Bank and the Care2Share Affinity Program.
Every one who opens an account with the bank helps support Sweetbriar.  Go to the link below to start the ball rolling.

.myinvestorsbank.com/home/community/care2share

  

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Dreams: A Musical Variety Show featuring young people

Join us for an evenings of songs about the dreams and aspirations of young people.   Songs range from folk to Broadway to pop, sung by kids ages 9 to 17.   Half of the funds will go toward supporting Sweetbriar Nature Center.  Hope to see a full audience.

When: Friday, August 17, 7pm & …

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW, TAPS AND TALONS IS COMING SOON

15 plus craft breweries will be sharing their beers with participants    Along with that live music, lots of birds of prey on display and a chance to enjoy the beauty of the preserve and all it has to offer. When: Sunday, September 23, 2pm to 6pm Where: At Sweetbriar, 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown, 11787 …

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The week of August 27: Natural Wonders for Pre-schoolers

Many programs have ended by the week of August 27.  Sweetbriar is running one more week of Natural Wonders for parents/guardians who need an exciting and fun place to send their pre-schooler.   Register now.    Half days are available upon request, $200 for members and $250 for non-members.   For more details on the …

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2018 Summer Birdseed Sale

The summer bird seed sale is here!!! To order seed click on the link below the blue jay and print out and send in the form.

Bird Seed Order Form June 2018

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Wildlife Yoga every Friday at Sweetbriar

 WILDLIFE YOGA, FRIDAYS AT 6:30PM

 PRE-REGISTRATON REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED TO 15 SO CALL NOW!    631-979-6344

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Help out Sweetbriar by Buying on AmazonSmile

Support Sweetbriar when you buy on Amazon by going through AmazonSmile.  We are listed as the Environmental Centers of Setauket Smithtown.

 

 

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Calling all Businesses and Individuals: Sponsor an Event or a Camper

Being a small not for profit we are always looking for monetary donations to help the center in general or support a major event.   In exchange we can give your business greater exposure.   If you are looking to warm your heart, businesses can support disadvantaged children.  Your donation can help a child enjoy …

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Awesome Art Classes Starting in August and September

.Fall classes for kids and adults coming soon.  To be announced.    For more information e-mail Meagan at meaganflahertyart@gmail.com or call Sweetbriar and ask for Eric, 631-979-6344, ext. 302

 

 

All Materials Fee due at start of classes.

 

Bring a friend get a 5% discount!  Click on the link below to register  Art Class Application …

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