Property 126

Protected Lands Catalog

property-126Property ID: BLT #126
Grantor: James H. Rice & Janet Higginbottom Rice
Acquisition Date: June 25, 2010
Acres: 1.43
Location: 42 Otter Lane, Barnstable

Description: Jim and Janet Rice gifted 1.43 acres of precious woodlands near Mill Creek in Cummaquid. This parcel is a local nature preserve where birds, raccoons, opossum, rabbits, deer and otter have been seen over the years. A small brook runs through the land and feeds fresh water into the saltwater estuary, which helps protect the water quality of the Sandy Neck/Barnstable Harbor Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC).

Habitat: Woodlands
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #351010001