Hodge Family Wildlife Preserve

The most recent large-scale conservation purchase on Block Island. This property is located in the northwest part of the island and was conserved through a partnership of the Block Island Land Trust, Block Island Conservancy, the Town of New Shoreham, and The Nature Conservancy. It consists of 25 acres and connects to the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge.


The meadow areas of the property have goldenrod, butter and eggs, and common aster while the maritime shrubland has bayberry, arrowwood, and black cherry.


Migratory songbirds, the state-endangered northern harrier, and the Block Island meadow vole.