South Mountain - DeMuth Tract
Pennsylvania, Cumberland County (Dickinson Township)
The property will be encumbered by a conservation easement as described below.
This wooded tract is located outside of Carlisle, Pennsylvania in an area of beautiful farm fields and forestland. The property is located at the northern terminus of the Blue Ridge Mountains and contains upland forest habitat and significant frontage, over 900 feet, on the Yellow Breeches Creek, a nationally recognized cold water trout stream.
Primary Conservation Objectives
The main conservation goals are to protect the water quality of the Yellow Breeches Creek and the Susquehanna River watershed and to protect approximately 40 acres of forested habitat. The property contains wetland and floodplain areas along the Yellow Breeches Creek that promote water quality. The upland forested habitat contains areas of mixed oak hickory and lower areas of planted pines and spruce in an old field site.
The DeMuth tract contains over 900 feet of frontage on the Yellow Breeches Creek and also includes a mature diverse upland hardwood forest.
Easements and Restrictions
1. One building envelope of 1 acre in size for residential uses. 2. Commercial activities are prohibited. 3. Sustainable forestry permitted subject to a TNC approved forest management plan. 4. No alterations or improvements of areas abutting the Yellow Breeches Creek.