Wyndham Land Trust, Inc

Holzer Preserve

Protected since: 1998
Town: Pomfret
Acreage: 20.5

This 20.5-acre tract occupies the eastern half of a swamp lying on the westerly side of Harrisville Road opposite the Aicher Preserve. The Holzer Preserve is traversed by a small brook, and a beaver dam at the northen end is currenltly out. Entry to the Preserve is from Harrisville Road. Park with caution and take note of the frequent traffic.

Tree swallows, Swamp sparrows, and Red-winged Blackbirds are known to nest here. Yellow-throated Vireo, Rose-Breasted Grosbeak, and Wood Thrush have been reported here and probably nest.