Property in Trust & Access
Depot Crossing (January 2014) - Berlin
Karl & Joyce Manke-Reinhold and Margaret Hintz Preserve (December 2013) - Cromwell
Lamentation Mountain Preserve (December 2013) - Middletown
Melanie Backes Preserve (September 2013) - Berlin
> 6 acres
Maloney Bird Sanctuary (August 2013) - Berlin
Paul Preserve (October 2012) - Berlin
Walsh Preserve (December 2011) - Berlin
Wicklund Preserve (September 2011) - Berlin
Nancy Rossberg "Conservation Subdivision Plan"(August 2010) - Cromwell
Mountain View Preserve Acres (September 2009 ) - Cromwell
Berlin Turnpike Lot 15A (July 2009) - Berlin
Stonebridge Preserve (December 2008) - Rocky Hill
10.3 Acres. Wooded property adjacent to Town of Berlin. Property is off Beckley Mills Road. Donated by Stonebridge Berlin Associates, LP
Lavery Lane Sanctuary (September 2006) - Berlin.
Wooded open space parcel of residential subdivision (.74 acre). Wildlife
sanctuary and residential buffer.
Kummer Farm (September 2003) - New Britain
Fifteen (15) wooded acres on Reservoir Road in New Britain, adjacent to New Britain
Watershed. Donated by Felix Kummer, it has been in the Kummer family for
several generations and is in pristine condition.
Shekosky Farm Site (June 2003) - Cromwell
About 1 acre of woods and wetland on Berlin Road in Cromwell. It was formerly
pastureland for the Shekosky farm.
Shepard Preserve (December 2002) - Middletown
Twelve (12) acres of forested land on the eastern slope of Lamentation Mountain in
Middletown. Donated by Jane Shepard of Pennsylvania, in memory of her husband
William Shepard, a former resident of the area. Access: Lamentation
Drive. Park at Stantack Road gate and walk the gravel road about 3/4 mile south
(Note: Preserve signs are pending fall 2004 survey.) Property extends west to
Ragged Mountain Parcel (December 2002) - Berlin
About .75 acre of forested land near the top of Ragged Mountain in Berlin.
Donated by Earl H. Wicklund.
Shepard-Cancellarini Preserve (September 1998) - Middletown
Twelve and one half (12.5) acres on the eastern slope of Lamentation Mountain.
Acquired by means of a bargain sale from the William Shepard Family using funds
from the Paul & Mary Cancellarini Charitable Trust. Access: Lamentation
Drive. Park at Stantack Road gate and walk the gravel road about 1/2 mile south
to preserve sign. Property extends west to ridge top.
Emily D. Chotkowski and Francis C. Kowalczyk Parks (September 1997) -
Three (3) acres donated by Dr. Ludmil Chotkowski along Orchard Road, including a
section of Crooked Brook. Dedicated to the memory of his wife, Emily D.
Chotkowski, and to a friend who served in WWII, Corporal Francis C.
Kowalczyk. Access: south side of Orchard Road just east of the
intersection with Kensington Road.
Hayes Preserve (August 1997) - Berlin
Two (2) acres east of the Berlin Turnpike along Worthington Ridge. Donated by
Hermance R. and Marquerite C. Hayes. Access: East of the
Berlin Turnpike, along the east side of Worthington Ridge.
Long Acres Preserve (June 1995) - Berlin and Middletown
Over forty (40) acres on Lamentation Mountain consisting of woodland up to the ridge
line in Berlin and Middletown. Donated by A. Fern Bruce and dedicated to the
memory of Alexander and Lydia I. Bruce & family. Access: Park at end of
Overhill Road near preserve's monument (east of the Berlin Turnpike, north of the
Hawthorne Inn). Access:Park at end of Overhill Road near preserve's
monument (east of the Berlin Turnpike, north of the Best Western hotel).
Worthington Point (March 1992) - Berlin
Less than 1 acre parcel on Silver Lake along Worthington Point Road. Donated by
the Town of Berlin. Access: Observe boundary marker on
Worthington Point Rd.