Josephine's Woods Preserve

Property Name:

Josephine's Woods Preserve


Francis Roke & Diane Tansley


Acquisition Date:




Waterbury Road


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.

The Cheshire Land Trust Governing Board meets the third Thursday of each month at the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce office, 195 S Main St. #2, Cheshire, CT 06410. Meetings begin at 7p.m. You are welcome to join 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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