Eva and Harlan Braman Preserve

Location: Town of Webster, Monroe County

Size: 71 acres

Description: This Preserve is comprised of about 60 acres of successional field, previously farmed, and about 11 acres of mature forest. In the recent past, the property provided important successional field habitat for bobolinks and other birds, including migratory birds.

Trail Description: 1.5 miles of regularly mowed trails are open to the public year-round and begin from the parking location along Ridge Road. Look for Genesee Land Trust signs near the entrance and take care to avoid entering property of adjacent landowners.

Photos by Genesee Land Trust staff

History: The Eva and Harlan Braman Preserve was donated to Genesee Land Trust by Laurel Bruns and her brother, Gary Braman, in December of 2011.This gift is in honor of their grandparents, Eva and Harlan Braman.

Getting There

Driving Directions: The Preserve is located at 1775 Ridge Road in Webster. From 104 East, turn right onto Basket Road. Turn left onto Ridge Road, continue to follow Ridge Road. The Braman Preserve will be on the right, across the street from the intersection with Ridge Road Junction. Park along the eastbound shoulder of Ridge Road.

Approximate Address of Parking: Parking is along shoulder near 1717 Ridge Road, Webster, NY.

GPS Coordinates: 43.221534,-77.385197