About The Remick Saltmarsh

The property consists of saltmarsh and upland. 

Use: wildlife habitat

Steward: Steve Brown

Location: on both side of Joy Place

Public Access: can be viewed from Joy Place

Parking: pull out area for 2 cars on upland side of Joy Place







Remick Saltmarsh.

This property consists of 1.51 acres of saltmarsh and .55 acres of upland on either side of Joy Place near Gammons Road.  It was given to CCT in November 2011 by Dorothy I. Remick, whose house lot abutted the property. 

To the south the Remick property abuts a 6.3 acre saltmarsh owned by the Town of Cohasset between houses on Jerusalem Road and houses on that side of Joy Place, and this Town property in turn abuts CCT’s Giuggio Scenic Overlook property on Jerusalem Road.  This creates a long contiguous swath of protected marshland and upland very close to Little Harbor.

A salt marsh, also known as a coastal salt marsh or a tidal marsh, is a coastal ecosystem in the upper coastal intertidal zone between land and open salt water or brackish water that is regularly flooded by the tides. It is dominated by salt-tolerant plants that are terrestrial in origin and are essential to the stability of the salt marsh in trapping and binding sediments. Salt marshes play a large role in the aquatic food web and the delivery of nutrients to coastal waters. They also support terrestrial animals and provide coastal protection.