protected lands catalog

Property ID: BLT #148
Grantor: Native Land Conservancy, Inc.
Property Name: Native Land Conservancy Conservation Restriction
Acquisition Date: July 15, 2015
Acres: 1.4
Location: 5 Shoot Flying Hill Road, Barnstable

Description: The 1.4-acre parcel is owned by the Native Land Conservancy (NLC), founded in 2012. It is the NLC’s first acquisition and was donated by Norman Hayes, the son of one of BLT’s founders, Stephen Hayes. The CR, held by BLT, provides an extra layer of protection for the land, which features tall white pine, stone walls and indigenous Lady Slippers. The southernmost remnant of one of the Long Lots stretching from Lake Wequaquet north to Barnstable Harbor, it is part of an area that was an important lookout for Native Americans and early settlers.

Habitat: Woodlands
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #234057