Location: about 1.6 acres on the Palmer River, end of canal at Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve. BLCT Property #46.

Tax Assessor’s Map: Plat 31, Lot 33

Document found: Book 329, Pp. 15-26 at Town Hall, recorded Oct. 18, 1996

Acquisition: Donation from the heirs of late town animal officer, Hal Shepperton: Alfred Charrette, Allan Shepperton, Lincoln Shepperton, Stockton Shepperton, Roxanna Sylvia, and Stephen Sylvia

Purpose of Donation:Marsh land to be kept in natural, open and undeveloped condition

Management:No maintenance should be required except for occasional pick up of flotsam that may accumulate on shore. Osprey nest occupies site as of time of donation. Entire area is high marsh with low marshland grasses at the fringes.