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Our Mission Statement


Sweetbriar Nature Center ECSS: Sweetbriar Nature Center is a private not-for-profit 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

                           

 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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Mud Day Celebration

Mud Day at Sweetbriar Nature Center

 

Come all those people who love to get muddy to celebrate international mud day at Sweetbriar.  We will be playing in water, mud, and other messy things.  Children will being making mud pies, magic mud, princess mud and slime.  

When: Sunday, June 25, 1 to 3pm, …

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Rainbows In Nature

Come visit for an afternoon of fun with butterflies  Highlighted by

a trip to the butterfly house and a special presentation by local 

author, Michelle Zimmerman, loaded with butterfly activities.                                       …

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2017 Spring Birdseed Sale

Bird seed sales happen each season.  Summer dates to be announced.

 

 

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Creatures of the Night

Join us to meet some of the nocturnal creatures at  Sweetbriar.  Sweetbriar educators will share owls and other creatures of the night and then go on a walk along our woodland and meadow trails to discover some of the cool things that go on in nature when the sun goes down. Of course we will …

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Butterfly and Bird Wildlife/Craft Fair, Saturday, June 10, 11am to 4pm

                                   SCHEDULE OF FAIR EVENTS BELOW FLYER

   Time                                     Entertainment/Fair Schedule

 12:00                         Sweetbriar Nature Center Live …

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New Art exhibit Comes to Sweetbriar: Native Plants by artist, Diane Bouchier

Description:  Native plants have a subtle beauty and help support pollinators, including birds, butterflies, and bees.  Working in cooperation with the Long Island Native Plant Initiative (LINPI), Diane Bouchier  has created a series of colored pencil drawings featuring native perennials, grasses, flowering shrubs and trees.  Diane hopes that the exhibition will make Long Island …

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2017 Library Programs

Sweetbriar Nature Center presents 

 

The Rainbow Almond Tree  

Join Sweetbriar Educator and author, Eric Young, for a reading of his new book, The Rainbow Almond Tree.  He will also share some rain forest animals as he introduces children to the wonders of these natural treasures.

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Wildlife Tech, Summer 2017

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