protected lands catalog

Property ID: BLT #157photo2_cropped
Grantor: Town of Barnstable
Property Name: Sandy Neck Conservation Restriction
Acquisition Date: July 25, 2017
Acres: 14.10
Location: 0 Sandy Neck, Barnstable

Description: Considered “the missing link” in the protection of the entire barrier beach, the complex dune system is the first line of defense for the historic Sandy Neck cottage colony, Barnstable Harbor and the Great Marsh. Located within the Sandy Neck/Barnstable Harbor Area of Critical Environmental Concern, the parcel is home to a large variety of shorebird species and all manner of wildlife. The land was acquired through Community Preservation Act funding.

Habitat: Dune system and beach front
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #339002