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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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Butterfly and Bird Wildlife and Craft Fair

 


Come to Sweetbriar’s annual Wildlife and Craft Fair for a day of fun and education   It is also the grand opening of our enclosed Butterfly Garden.  Along with this exciting event musical entertainment, crafts, games, face painting, animal shows, craft vendors and much more will be offered throughout the day. …

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Wildlife Baby Shower

 It’s that time of year again, Sweetbriar’s annual Wildlife Baby Shower.  Come celebrate nature as it comes alive in the spring with beautiful flowers, vibrant green leaves, and, of course, baby animals.  Sweetbriar takes in hundreds of orphaned animals a year.  A Sweetbriar rehabilitator will show you how baby animals are cared for by their parents in the wild and here at …

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2018 Summer Birdseed Sale

The summer bird seed sale will be in June.   The form will be ready soon..

To order seed click on the link below the blue jay and print out and send in the form.

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Wildlife Yoga every Friday at Sweetbriar

 OWL YOGA BACK THIS FRIDAY 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 the Second Week in April

Thursday and Saturday afternoon classes now available until the end of May.  Register now if you want to try out a class.   Member discount available. Classes meet the needs for a variety of ages.   For more information e-mail Meagan at meaganflahertyart@gmail.com or call Sweetbriar and ask for Eric, 631-979-6344, ext. 302

 

All Materials …

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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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