Property 140

Protected Lands Catalog

property-140Property ID: BLT #140
Grantor: Boathouse Realty Trust
Acquisition Date: April 29, 2013
Acres: 1.17
Location: 60 Flume Avenue, Marstons Mills

Description: BLT purchased this 1.17-acre parcel from the family of Frances Pittendreigh. The land fronts on Middle Pond at the headwaters of the Marstons Mills River and is of critical importance for maintenance of the herring run. It also links to town-owned land, which lies along the 1200’ fishway that leads herring from the river to their spawning grounds in the Indian Ponds. Funding support came from the Town’s Community Preservation Act, a State Conservation Partnership Grant and numerous individuals and local businesses.

Habitat: Woodlands
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #061009