Sweetbriar Nature Center

About Sweetbriar Nature Center

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,


Butterfly house volunteer

August 2020 - October 2020 Smithtown, NY
“Being outside.”

Vivarium intern

May 2019 - September 2019 Smithtown, NY
“I appreciated the opportunity to expand my knowledge of entomology as well as my knowledge of wildlife and the surrounding environment.I was also thankful for the opportunity to do research on the monarch butterfly.”
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