protected lands catalog

MiceliProperty ID: BLT #149
Grantor: Robert and Jane Miceli
Property Name: Lawrence and Candida Miceli Conservation Restriction
Acquisition Date: September 11, 2015
Acres: 7.25
Location: 38 Sandalwood Drive, Cotuit

Description: This land features certified vernal pools that serve as breeding grounds for rare amphibians. It also has an unusual “quaking bog,” a floating mat of tangled roots and rhizomes, which provides critical habitat for plants and wildlife. Native oak, pine trees and American beech trees (uncommon on Cape Cod) grow on the land, which is in a zone of contribution to one of Cotuit’s public water supply wells.

Habitat: Bog and wooded upland
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #024003