protected lands catalog

Property ID: BLT #159
Grantor: Orenda Wildlife Land Trust
Property Name: Barnstable Land Trust Conservation Center
Acquisition Date: March 29, 2018
Acres: 4.52
Location: 1540 Main Street, West Barnstable

Description: BLT Conservation Center provides a central location to better implement our focus on access and stewardship and provide nature-based programming for everyone. BLT’s headquarters includes a spacious building with offices and meeting spaces. The site offers a trailhead for nature walks through neighboring sanctuaries and views of the Great Marsh, Sandy Neck and Cape Cod Bay. The land lies within the Sandy Neck/Barnstable Harbor Area of Critical Environmental Concern, abuts a Priority Habitat for Rare Species and is located within a Critical Natural Landscape area and the Old Kings Highway Regional Historic District.

Habitat: Freshwater wetlands and critical buffering upland
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s # 197015001