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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.

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Fall Yard Sale for Wildlife: Donations Being Accepted

Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown is holding a yard sale the first weekend in November to raise funds to support our mission of providing nature education and wildlife rehabilitation to local residents.  We are looking for donations of quality antiques, collectibles, knick-knacks, memorabilia and other items under 40 pounds.  All should be in very good condition. No televisions or other electronics, books, or …

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Halloween Events Right Around the Corner

Sweetbriar’s Halloween Spooktacular

Come to Sweetbriar Nature Center all ghoulies, and ghosties, and other Halloween creepies for an evening of fun and excitement.   Enjoy Eerie Animal Presentations, the Ghostly Garden, Creepy Crafts, Scary Stories, a Night Walk, and snacks & refreshments.   Special outdoor trails have been created for different age groups.   The Enchanted Woodland Trail is for ages 4 to 8 and The Trail To …

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TAPS AND TALONS IS ALMOST HERE

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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2018 Fall Birdseed Sale

The fall bird seed sale is coming!!!  Dates to order and pick up to be announced. To order seed click on the link below the blue jay and print out and send in the form.

 Fall Bird Seed Order Form

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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 for KIds and Adults Coming This Fall

.Fall classes for kids are continuing on Saturdays, starting October 27.  We will be adding some individual events for both children and adults later in the fall…  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.

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