protected lands catalog

Property ID: BLT #147
Grantor: William and Catherine Swift
Acquisition Date: June 29, 2015
Acres: 2.32
Location: 3580 Main Street, Barnstable

Description: This environmentally important parcel abuts Maraspin Creek, which feeds Barnstable Harbor and the Sandy Neck/Great Marsh Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC), an area that has long been a focus for BLT. This pristine saltmarsh is a wetland oasis for wildlife and part of the scenic backdrop to the creek as viewed from Commerce Road. It joins a mosaic of protected parcels owned by individually by BLT, the Town and Mass Audubon.

Habitat: Saltmarsh
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s # a portion of #318050