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Our Preserves

CWC's Preserves

The nature preserves of the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy have been established to protect vital habitats for native plants and wildlife and to preserve the ecological functions of our watershed.

The CWC currently owns and manages 20+ nature preserves with more than 1,000 acres of land throughout Chautauqua County:

• BENTLEY PRESERVE
   (40 acres on Bentley Avenue in Ellicott, https://goo.gl/maps/o5HAqPF3RGt)

• BROWN CREEK TRIBUTARY FOREST PRESERVE
   (32 acres on Walker Road in Ellery, https://goo.gl/maps/MTAVzRb2vzR2)

• CASSADAGA CREEK PRESERVE
   (151.4 acres on Bloomer Road in Stockton, https://goo.gl/maps/R85tC)

• CHAUTAUQUA CREEK EAST BRANCH PRESERVE
   (21.6 acres on Sherman-Mayville Road in Chautauqua, https://goo.gl/maps/UyxOc)

• CHAUTAUQUA CREEK OXBOW FOREST PRESERVE
   (21 acres on Lyons Road in Sherman, https://goo.gl/maps/BZtrK5JKXcq)

• CHAUTAUQUA LAKE OUTLET WETLAND GREENWAY PRESERVE
   (81 acres on Fluvanna Avenue in Jamestown, https://goo.gl/maps/LpgrR)

• DAVID & MARGARET NAETZKER PRESERVE
   (74 acres on Route 474 in North Harmony, https://goo.gl/maps/22Kuow2dcT22)

• DOBBINS WOODS PRESERVE
   (100 acres on Bly Hill Road in Ashville, https://goo.gl/maps/yy0bh)

• ELM FLATS WETLAND PRESERVE
   (a 30-acre lot and an 83-acre lot for a total of 113 acres on Lawson Road in Chautauqua,
   Ted & Deborah First Site: https://goo.gl/maps/cwW8z, Elm Flats: https://goo.gl/maps/SBwXo)

• FLETCHER FAMILY PRESERVE
  (15 acres on Sunset Drive in Busti, https://goo.gl/maps/BbRTzU9EEkP2)

• FERN ISLAND WETLAND PRESERVE
   (12.4 acres on Dale Drive in Cassadaga, https://goo.gl/maps/ECNct, access by boat only, no road access)

• GOOSE CREEK VALLEY GREENWAY PRESERVE
   (22 acres on Hoag Road in Busti, https://goo.gl/maps/nYFVdHLhnan)

• HOUSTON HOLLOW PRESERVE
   (1.3 acres on Houston Avenue in Celoron, https://goo.gl/maps/vBjhj)

• LITTLE-BIG INLET WETLAND PRESERVE
   (4.3 acres on Sea Lion Drive in Mayville, https://goo.gl/maps/l84ln)

• LOOMIS GOOSE CREEK LAKESHORE WETLAND PRESERVE
   (30.8 acres on route 394 in North Harmony and Busti, https://goo.gl/maps/RFtuS)

• MARY STRAIGHT BIRD SANCTUARY
   (5.8 acres on Dale Drive in Cassadaga, https://goo.gl/maps/3Rg0q)

• PRENDERGAST CREEK WETLAND PRESERVE, includes the Whitney Point Preserve
   (7 acres on Snug Harbor Road/Whitney Road in Chautauqua, https://goo.gl/maps/PzuTK)

• RANDY ALLAN HENDRICKSON PRESERVE
   (15.9 acres on Fairmount Avenue in West Ellicott, https://goo.gl/maps/0fHRX)

• SALOMON FAMILY NATURE PRESERVE
   (52 acres on Morris Road in Chautauqua, https://goo.gl/maps/iafPV6VaUs92)

• SUNNYSIDE MARSH PRESERVE
   (4.5 acres on Sunnyside Road in Ellery, https://goo.gl/maps/MOvCb)

• WELLS BAY LAKESHORE FOREST PRESERVE
   (3.5 acres on the west end of Wells Bay Road in North Harmony, https://goo.gl/maps/2L5Zp)

 
Other Lands:

The CWC also has 5 acres of conserved land in North Harmony, 43 acres of conserved land in Portland, 47 acres of conserved land in Westfield and a conservation easement on 16 acres at the Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center Lakeshore Forest on East Lake Road in Ellery.

Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy
413 North Main Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
716-664-2166
info@chautauquawatershed.org