McBratney Reserve

Donors : Dr. J.Greer and Elizabeth McBratney

Acreage : 5 Acres

Location : Smith Neck Road

Year Acquired : 1989

Directions : Trailhead is on west side of Smith Neck Road, about 650 feet south of the entrance to Nonquitt.

Volunteer Steward(s) : Kathy Mowbray


This property is primarily made up of red maple swamp with considerable surface water in the southern and eastern portions. The northwestern boundary is mixed hardwood upland, with a cultivated blueberry patch located here at the northwest corner. In this area, the dominant overstory is made up of oak and pitch pine.