Conservation Land 2 (8 Thistlemore Road) 

 

Property Description

This 1.39 acre parcel was donated to the Provincetown Conservation Trust in December of 1981 by the Helm Realty, President Joshua Nickerson. The property is part of a wetland that contains White Cedar trees. Provincetown is the only known barrier beach system in North America where White Cedars grow.

A neighbor remembers the kids ice skating on this pond in the old days.

 

Fauna and Flora

Provincetown has a few wetlands and swamps that are home to Atlantic White Cedars. The tall cedars rise from hummocks usually covered with sphagnum mosses and various other plants. This area is home to dozens of plants and animals, including Blueberry, Swamp Magnolia, Gray Birch, Swamp Azalea, Pitcher Plants, sundews, several species of orchids, various wildflowers, as well as grasses, sedges, and rushes.

 

Animals found here

Dozens of birds can be found here depending on the time of year. Including hawks, bluebirds, blackbirds, orioles and others.

 
If you have any additional photos or information about this property please contact the Conservation Trust at provincetownconservationtrust@gmail.com