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

Josephine's Woods Preserve

Property Name:

Josephine's Woods Preserve

Donor:

Francis Roke & Diane Tansley

2014

Acquisition Date:

Acreage:

6

Location:

Waterbury Road

Habitat:

Rugged upland property with extensive wetlands, mixed hardwood, rocky outcroppings

No trails; wildlife habitat essentially undisturbed since 1938; located across from Blackies.This donation marked CLT's first acquisition in the western portion of Cheshire near Waterbury and Wolcott.  

 

The rugged upland property has frontage along Waterbury Rd.  It is surrounded by residential areas along Hall Drive and Edgecomb Road to the east and west, an by other woodlands to the south.