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Preserve landscape view

Roxbury Land Trust

John Katz has donated the Beth Rogers and Jeffrey Katz Preserve, a 26-acre property along Route 199, to the Roxbury Land Trust (RLT). The preserve was named in honor of John’s parents, both of whom are conservation advocates. The land includes part of the Battle Swamp Brook watershed and a fragile wetland habitat. Annette Bosley-Boyce, executive director of RLT, also notes that the preserve will help to support the land trust’s regional goals of combatting climate change and biodiversity loss

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