protected lands catalog

Property ID: BLT #161
Grantor: Brad Sprinkle
Property Name: Mill Pond Overlook
Acquisition Date: June 29, 2018
Acres: 2.18
Location: 3500 Falmouth Road, Marstons Mills

Description: Considered the gateway to the village of Marstons Mills, the Sprinkle Property features 400 feet of frontage along the Mill Pond (home to the endangered bridle shiner). It is adjacent to the herring run, where the river herring make their annual journey up the Marstons Mills River to spawn, and to other BLT-owned land (gifted in 1990 and in 1992) and to town-owned land along the Marstons Mills River Corridor. Preserving this land contributes positively toward the water quality of the Mill Pond, the Marstons Mills River and the Three Bays Estuary. The Town of Barnstable holds the conservation restriction on the land.

Habitat: Wooded upland
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s # 077005