THE EEL POND PRESERVE

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One of our most picturesque holdings, the Eel Pond Preserve was donated by the McMurtrey family in 1996. Located on the north side of Route 341, it’s also one of our most visible holdings - a prime example of the benefits of preservation. Eel Pond is spring-fed; it becomes part of Sucker Brook and its waters make their way to Lake Waramaug. The preserve is full of wetland wildlife: brown trout, fresh water mussels, turtles, and otter are among the creatures making their home there. We are in the process of planning a viewing platform at the Preserve which will be wheelchair-accessible. There will be seating at the platform form, as well as information about the flora and fauna to be seen there.

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