Protected Lands Catalog
Property ID: BLT #136
Grantor: Orenda Wildlife Land Trust, Inc.
Property Name: Carver’s Island Conservation Restriction
Acquisition Date: November 28, 2012
Location: 0 Huckins Neck Road, Centerville
Description: Carver’s Island in Shallow Pond is owned by the Orenda Wildlife Land Trust. BLT holds the conservation restriction on this .68-acre island. The wooded upland features maple, oak, hollies and mature beech trees. Located within a state-designated priority habitat for rare species and in a zone of contribution to a public water supply, it is considered core habitat and a critical natural landscape area.
Habitat: Wooded upland island and pond shore
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #253006
Additional Information: Now dedicated to and renamed in memory of noted Cape entomologist David Simser, the Simser Island Sanctuary is open to nature lovers and their dogs.