The Protected Property contains mainly mixed grasses and remnant landscape plantings along with common coastal shrubs. The Protected Property sits within a private residential housing development and is directly adjacent to Rhode Island Sound.
Based on the examination of historic aerial photography, it appears that the Protected Property had a long history of agricultural use, dating back to at least 1939. Aerial photography from 1952 indicates continued agricultural use.
Conservation Easement given by Turtle Bluff Company, LLC on December 31, 2012.
December 31, 2012
open space, wildlife habitat, scenic vista, adjacent to waterway