The Cheshire Land Trust Governing Board meets the third Thursday of each month at the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce office located at 195 S Main St. #2, Cheshire, CT 06410. If you would like to attend, contact us.

Cheshire Land Trust, P.O.Box 781, Cheshire, CT 06410

CLT is an all-volunteer, private 501(c) 3 non-profit organization committed to conservation. We are not affiliated with the town of Cheshire. We do not receive taxpayer monies. Our organization is wholly funded by our membership.

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Phone: 203-806-0258

CheshireLandTrust@gmail.com

Fresh Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary

Property Name:

Fresh Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary

Donor:

Edward Tufte & The Cheshire Neighborhood Assoc.

1985

Acquisition Date:

Acreage:

32.8

Location:

Cook Hill Road

Habitat:

Mowed meadow, forested ridge, Mill River frontage, seasonal wetlands, and a peat bog (former farm pond)

Small parking lot at kiosk; Fresh Meadows is an important natural area in the Mill River Watershed. Its meadows and emergent forests are really two properties. CLT owns 32.8 acres adjoining 10 acres owned by Elim Park that CLT manages.