NEWS ITEMS We recently completed our
first major herbicide project with funding from the Schuylkill Highlands- Conservation Landscape Initiative. The
grant was awarded to Amity Township in 2010 to treat over 30 acres of invasive Japanese honeysuckle at Monocacy
Hill. MHCA partnered on the project with matching funds and over 425 volunteer hours. For more information
on this project visit the following page.
WE'RE ENJOYING A HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL FUND-RAISING EFFORT THROUGH REDNER'S WAREHOUSE MARKETS "SAVE-A-TAPE"PROGRAM. OUR ORGANIZATION WILL RECEIVE 1% OT THE TOTAL OF ALL ACCEPTABLE REGISTER TAPES SUBMITTED. PLEASE CLICK
HERE TO LEARN THE DETAILS OF THE PROGRAM AND WHAT TAPES ARE ACCEPTABLE. THEN, IF YOU WANT TO SUPPORT MHCA'S MISSION WITH
LITTLE OR NO EFFORT AND NO ADDITIONAL OUT-OF POCKET EXPENSE, STUFF A STASH OF ACCEPTABLE REDNER'S REGISTER TAPES
IN OUR GREEN BOX LOCATED AT THE PARK ENTRANCE (SHOWN ABOVE) OR SEND THEM IN AN ENVELOPE TO:
MHCA P.O. BOX 3 DOUGLASSVILLE, PA 19518
Monocacy Hill Recreation Area is a 428 acre forest located
in Amity Township , Douglassville, PA. This recreation area was purchased by Amity Township in 1967 for
open space and recreation purposes. It features over 5 miles of forest trails and is open year round from
dawn to dusk for a variety of activities. Park rules and trail maps are available at the park entrance on Geiger Road.
Click on the picture, below, to view a short video montage of Monocacy Hill by Daniel Marmontello -- and don't forget
to view in "full screen"!
MONOCACY HILL - Video by Daniel Marmontello
Click on the Photo for a Video Highlighting Monocacy Hill
Monocacy Hill is a valuable
natural resource in this area, providing habitat for wild animals and plants, watershed protection and various kinds
of outdoor recreation for the people of this region. With development increasing all around us, Monocacy Hill is one of the
few natural open spaces remaining in the area. MHCA assists Amity Township year round in maintaining the trails and
facilities. The work that we do allows area residents to enjoy this beautiful recreation area.
Special Offer for MHCA Members
Snap Fitness, a locally-owned fitness facility located at 180 Old Swede Road
(just across from Redner’s Wholesale Market) in Douglassville, is pleased to announce its support of the goals and objectives
of the Monacacy Hill Conservation Association (MHCA). Click on their logo, above to learn more.
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