The Carl Monge Sanctuary

The Carl Monge Sanctuary dedication. From left to right: Eugene Curry, Esquire, Paula Goldberg of the Compact, Patricia Weeden and her son, Barbara Birdsey of Orenda, Dick Boyden of Orenda, Kenneth Burnes of Orenda, Ellie Monge widow of Carl Monge, Liz Lewis of Orenda, Tom Fudala of Mashpee, Mark Robinson of the Cape Compact and Farley Lewis of Orenda

Acquired in June 2010-The Carl Monge sanctuary comprises of 13.7 acres of woodlands that lie within  the boundaries of the Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge.  Surrounded by two important properties; the 86-acre Makepeace Sanctuary and the 50-acre Mercy Lowe Sanctuary which are also owned by Orenda.   This sanctuary includes pine barrens, a globally rare habitat.  The property was formerly owned by the Weeden family for over a century and  was protected forever in a dedication ceremony on October 8, 2010 to the memory of Carl Monge, a past president of Orenda Wildlife Land Trust.

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