Protected Properties

Preserving land is one of the most important things Aspetuck Land Trust does.  

We want to acknowledge the following individuals who made the decision to preserve their land in perpetuity for the benefit of future generations:


TOWN OF EASTON

Ralph D. Paine, Jr., 1976
Pond View and Island Pond Preserves - 11 acres

Trident Engineering & Development, 1979
Gregory Farm Open Space - 3.7acres

Purchased by Aspetuck Land Trust : Warner Anglers Preserve #2, 1991
$17,269 - 0.6acres

Purchased by Aspetuck Land Trust: Warner Anglers Preserve #3,1991
$14,621 - 3.11 acres 

Bernice Finklestone, 1992
Warner Anglers Preserve #1 Finklestone
Conservation Easement - 1 acre

Elinor Poindexter, 1993
Poindexter Preserve - 36 acres

Anonymous, 1994
Crow Hill Preserve-Part of Trout Brook Valley Conservation Area - 162 acres

Anonymous, 1997
Jump Hill Preserve-Part of Trout Brook Valley Conservation Area - 117 acres

Holly Bannister and Doug Newhouse, 1997
Pfeiffer Pond Conservation Easement - 2 acres

Purchased by Aspetuck Land Trust: Trout Brook Valley, 1999
$11.3million - 684 acres

Purchased by Aspetuck Land Trust: Four Corners, 1999
$250,000 - 27.82 acres

Easton Ponds, LLC, 1999
Abbey Lane Fishing Pond - 1.80acres

 

Charles & Maron Lieb, 2000

Charles and Maron Lieb Open Space Conservation Easement - 20 acres

 

Elisa and Roger Piscitelli, 2006

Elise Scherer Piscitelli Preserve - 3.5acres

 

Joan DuPont, 2011

Randalls Farm Preserve - 35 acres

 

FAIRFIELD LAND DONORS

H. Thomas Cavanaugh and William C. Keator, 1974

Acorn Lane Upland Preserve - 5 acres

 

Sybil H. Harwood, 1975

Harwood Preserve - 15 acres

 

Roswell F. Barratt, 1981

Sasqua Wildflower Preserve - 0.31 acres

 

Edward F and Genevieve Kirik, 1984

Kirik Upland Preserve - 7 acres

 

Cal Munson, 1986

Butkus Pond Preserve - 4 acres

 

Ruth Berlin, 1987

Berlin Hay Field #14 acres

 

Ernest Hillman, Jr. 1988

Ernest Hillman Jr. Preserve - 10 acres

 

Mark and Cecile Noel, 1990

Noel Open Space - 5 acres

 

Lobdell Family, 1991

Lobdell Calf Pond Preserve - 4 acres

 

Philip and Fran Snyder, 1992

Putnam Preserve - 8 acres

 

Ruth Berlin, 1992

Berlin Hay Field #22 acres

 

Jack Stock and Siblings, 1995

Mitchell B. Stock Wildlife Habitat - 5 acres

 

David Sanders And Estate of Theodore Ruderman, 1995

Wellington Drive Open Space - 2 acres

 

Cordelia Rudkin, 1995

Cordelia Rudkin Wildlife Habitat - 8 acres

 

Katherine Reigel Emory, 1997

Kensie Point Conservation Easement Emory - 6 acres

 

Louise H. Benton Wagner Trust, 1998

Kensie Point Conservation Easement Wagner - 11 acres

 

Samuel Bell and Martin Greenberg, 1999

Aspetuck River Fishing Access .248 acres

 

John Koren, 2000

Southport Harbor Conservation Restriction - .47 acres

 

Virginia Sanford, 2002

Virginia Sanford Conservation Restriction - 6 acres

 

Kathleen and Bruce Czapla, 2004

Czapla Open Space - 7 acres

 

Gibney Patterson, 2004

Gibney Patterson Open Space - 7 acres

 

Jean Baldridge Uehlinger, 2013

The Go Between Open Space - 5 acres

 

Purchased by ALT: Southport Beach Open Space, 2015

$105,000 - 0.7 acres

Paul and Betsy Shiverick, 2016
Harbor Road, Easement - 0.65 acres

 

WESTPORT LAND DONORS

Purchased by ALT: Leonard Schine Preserve, 1967

$153,387 - 20 acres

 

John Codman Sr. & Constance Codman Brooks, 1970

Sherwood Mill Pond Wildlife Refuge - 13.4 acres

 

Audrey T. Townsend, 1970

North Woods Nature Preserve - 6.9 acres

 

Katharine W. Holmes, 1970

Hemlock Kettle on the Saugatuck - 1.0 acres

 

Adelaide N. Baker, 1971

Guard Hill Nature Preserve - 5.7 acres

 

Hobart & Mary Van Deusen, 1975

Van Deusen Open Space - 2 acres

 

Hortense Wolfson, 1976

Wolfson Streamside Preserve - 2.1 acres

 

Eno Foundation, 1976

Eno Marsh Preserve - 14.3 acres

 

Martin Greenberg, 1978

Signal Lake Open Space - 8.1 acres

 

Susan M. Staib McColl, 1980

McColl Open Space - 0.7 acres

 

Joel & Roberta Wise, 1981

Wise Open Space - 2 acres

 

The Nature Conservancy, 1984

Walter D. Allen Salt Marsh - 6.1acres

 

Purchased by ALT: Addition to Walter D. Allen Salt Marsh Hicks Property, 1989

$40,264 - 6.7 acres

 

Charles M & Ilse Cortright Widmer, 1984

Widmer Open Space - 1 acre

 

Franc Vitale, 1985

Vitale Open Space - 1 acre

 

Larry Weisman, 1986

Peters Gate Open Space - 6.1 acres

 

Christian J. Trefz, 1986

Bermuda Salt Marsh - 1 acre

 

Jaime & Susan Moreno, 1987

Taylortown Salt Marsh - 3.2 acres

 

Sherwood Farms Development Corp, 1988

Talcot Wakeman Wildlife Habitat 17.1 - acres

 

Frank Harsche & Mary Bellino, 1988

Harborview Open Space - 1.6 acres

 

Gerard Nucera, 1990

Sturges Woods Open Space - 4 acres

 

Nature Conservancy, 1990

Canfield Island Marsh - 1.7 acres

 

Caroline Lehn Gieges, 1991

Lehn Farm Open Space - 2 acres

 

Hillavon Rebay Trust, 1995

Hillavon Rebay Arboretum - 8.6 acres

 

Jack Stock and Siblings, 1995

Mitchell B. Stock Wildlife Habitat - 1.1 acres

 

Leo Nevas & Leah S. Greenberg, 1998

Nevas Wetland Habitat - 13.8 acres

 

Elaine Schanzenbach, Timothy Romano & GaryJackson, 2001

Mayflower Pkwy Open Space - 1.8 acres

 

Estate of Caryl Parker Haskins, 2002

Caryl & Edna Haskins Preserve - 16 acres

 

Leo Nevas, 2002

Lees Canal Wetlands Habitat - 5.3 acres

 

Leon C. Hirsch, 2003

Hirsch Subdivision Pedestrian Easement - 0.3 acres

 

Partnership with Town of Westport, 2010

Newman Poses Preserve - 39 acres

 

WESTON LAND DONORS

Andre Beaumont, Elise Beaumont French, Christopher Plummer, Howard Fromson, David Strassler, 19682015 Assemblage

Honey Hill Nature Preserve - 81 acres

 

Alice DeLamar, 1969

Stonebridge Waterfowl Preserve - 21.3 acres

 

Eva LeGallienne, 1969

LeGallienne Bird Sanctuary - 12.4 acres

 

Pauline Taylor, Martin Greenberg, 1975

Taylor Woods Preserve - 22.3 acres

 

Brighton Park Development Corp, 1977

Silvermine Marsh Open Space - 8.5 acres

 

Martin Greenberg & Samuel Bell, 1978

Messex Open Space - 2.25 acres

 

Hans Forland, 1978

Andrews Farm Waterfowl Open Space - 10.3 acres

 

Raphael Vogel, 1978

Kettle Creek Park - 1.1 acres

 

Norma Minkowitz & Barbara Kokot, 1978

Oakwood Wetland Open Space - 2 acres

 

Herbert Gordon & Herbert Fane, 1979

White Oak Open Space - 3.2 acres

 

Martin Greenberg & Samuel Bell, 1984/1989, 1991

Bernhard Upland Preserve and Freeborn Walk Trail - 2.5 acres

 

Curtis & Norma Benjamin, 1985

Benjamin Wildflower Preserve - 4 acres

 

Craig Calhoun, Crosswicks Corp, 1985

Crosswicks Open Space - 0.8 acres

 

Marjorie Fischel, 1985

Godfrey Woods Open Space - 11 acres

 

Greenfield Planning/CN Builders, 1985

Greenfields II Swamp - 6.3 acres

 

Robert E. Fuller, 1985

Pinefields Open Space - 4 acres

 

Norman J. Cloutier, 1986

Ledgebrook Swamp - 6 acres

 

Olly Mattera Contracting Co., 1986

Nimrod Open Space - 2.3 acres

 

Paul & Jeff Tallman, 1986

Buck Hill Swamp - 2 acres

 

Stephen Rapaport, 1986-7  

Walter F. Wagner Preserve - 12.6 acres

 

Michael Greenberg, 1987

Fritz Reiner Open Space - 3.2 acres

 

John Denham, Neil Callaghan, 1987

Jennings Woods Preserve - 10.9 acres

 

Walden Pond Association, 1987

Walden Pond Open Space - 1.4 acres

 

Old Farm Associates, 1987

Raynor Creek Open Space - 1.8 acres

 

Peter Voulgarakis, 1986-7, 1991

Old Easton Swamp - 3.7 acres

 

Terraspace Partners, 1988

Beaver Swamp/ Terraspace OpenSpace - 8.7 acres

 

Associated Builders, 1988

Laurel Ridge Open Space - 2.6 acres

 

Fyber Properties, 1989

Soundview Wildlife Habitat - 6.9 acres

 

Charles Niewenhous, 1991

Niewenhous Open Space - 2.9 acres

 

Anson Morton, 1991

Lillian Squires Morton Preserve - 3.6 acres

 

Singing Oaks Associates, 1991

Singing Oaks Nature Preserve - 18 acres

 

Joseph G. Barata, 1991

Barata Easement

 

Basil D. Rissolo Inc., 1992

Hackberry Wetland Habitat - 2 acres

 

Charles Niewenhouse, 1992

Niewenhouse Wetland Habitat - 2.6 acres

 

Robert & Betty Foreman, 1992

Foreman Open Space - 6.1 acres

 

M.H. Builders, 1993

Heine Wetland Habitat - 0.9 acres

 

Joseph Gjuresko, 1993

Gjuresko Wetland Habitat - 4 acres

 

Mr. & Mrs. John Ebbott, 1993

Ebbott Open Space -  3.6 acres

 

Pequot Development Corp., 1994

Tall Pines Nature Preserve - 11.4 acres

 

Greenfield Planning Group, Leon Schonberg, 1995

Winthrop Hills Open Space - 2.7 acres

 

Purchased by ALT: Thorne Wildlife Habitat,  1995

$195,000 - 2.9 acres

 

Shilepsky Family, 1995

Nathan and Julia Shilepsky Open Space - 4.1 acres

 

Richard & Joyce Pauker, Thomas St.Denis, 1997

Byebrook Open Space - 8.1 acres

 

Holly Bannister & Doug Newhouse, 1999

Pfeiffer Pond Conservation Restriction - 5.9 acres

 

Town of Weston, 1999

Trout Brook Valley Bradley Road Access Easement - 44.5 acres

 

Kenneth & Susan Von Kohorn, 2001

Beaver Brook Open Space - 1.8 acres

 

Estate of Elisabeth Moore, 2002

Elisabeth Luce Moore Nature Preserve - 28 acres

 

Hope Evangelical Free Church, 2012

Hope Church Open Space - 1 acre

 

Howard Aibel, 2014

Aibel Open Space - 6 acres

 

Purchased by ALT: Mola Open Space, 2015

$100,000 - 15.5 acres

 

BRIDGEPORT LAND DONORS

Purchased by ALT: Great Salt Marsh Island, 2005

$22,500 - 7 acres

 

REDDING LAND DONORS

Diane Jennings Mayo, 2006

Jennings Nature Preserve - 52 acres


Jerrold and Sally Fine, 2016

Fine Open Space 13.7 - acres

 

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.  -- John Mui