Protected Lands Catalog
Property ID: BLT #112
Grantor: Walter Ungermann
Property Name: Mill Pond Conservation Restriction
Acquisition Date: December 20, 2007
Location: 245 Willow Street, West Barnstable
Description: Walter Ungermann placed a conservation restriction on a spectacular 25.24 acres of land along the Mill Pond in West Barnstable. The Mill Pond was once the site of Jones Mill and has historically been a spawning ground for herring that wend their way up the creek from Barnstable Harbor. The protected land helps preserve the rural character of the village, keeping wetlands, woodlands and meadows in their natural state.
Habitat: Pond shore, riverfront, meadow, maple swamp, beech, maple and oak forest
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #131022
Additional Information: This conservation restriction on privately-owned land is not open for public access.