Property 013

Protected Lands Catalog

Property ID: BLT #013
Grantor: Natalie Baldwin & Joe Walters
Acquisition Date: March 13, 1991
Acres: 6.0
Location: Commerce Road, Barnstable

Description: This 6-acre gift from Natalie Baldwin and Joe Walters preserves the sensitive headwaters of Maraspin Creek, which feeds fresh water to the Sandy Neck/Barnstable Harbor Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC). The property includes 2 acres of upland surrounding 4 acres of wetland, including a rare and unique tidal freshwater marsh. Marsh vegetation is interwoven with dogwood, tupelo, white birch, white cedar, winterberry bushes and highbush blueberries.

Habitat: Bog and brackish marsh
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #318026