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.