Property 027

Protected Lands Catalog

Property ID: BLT #027
Grantor: Richard & Sally Marchand
Acquisition Date: June 17, 1993
Acres: 2.72
Location: 277 Commerce Road, Barnstable

Description: Richard and Sally Marchand’s gift of 2.72 acres of salt marsh is on Commerce Road, a designated scenic road. Preserving this sensitive wetland on the edge of Maraspin Creek ensures that the tidal estuary remains a sanctuary for coastal water birds and is forever open to view. The land falls within the Sandy Neck/Barnstable Harbor Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC).

Habitat: Salt marsh
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #300028