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West Locke Road, Concord

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West Locke Road
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
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West Locke Rd., Concord
Coordinates: 43.2416389, -71.5488911
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About West Locke Road
An easement on West Locke Road, Concord was donated to the City of Concord in 1992. An executory or backup interest in the easement was accepted by Five Rivers. In effect, this allows Five Rivers to enforce the easement terms in the event that the grantee, the City of Concord, fails to do so.

The easement protects an area between some commercial development and a large wetland complex. It provides protection to the edge of this wetland, owned by the City of Concord, which has been shown to provide valuable wildlife habitat. Subsequent to this donation, significant additional acreage was placed under easement in this general area near the Merrimack River. Multiple conserved parcels now combine to protect a variety of wetland and flood plain habitats, as well as expansive river frontage and productive agricultural lands.
From 5 Rivers Conservation Trust webpage