Monocacy Hill Conservation Association

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View from the summit
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PA GAME COMMISSION

 MONOCACY HILL  NOW IS OPEN FOR HUNTING

Monocacy Hill is open for all hunting seasons designated by the Pa Game Commission. Hunting will continue through February 22, 2015.

For details on hunting seasons and hunting regulations, please refer to the PA GAME COMMISSION website available at the link above.

 There is no hunting allowed on Sundays.  Monocacy Hill will be closed to park users, other than hunters,  from December 1 through December 13th with the exception of Sunday, December 7. Due to safety concerns, Amity Township no longer allows the use of rifles on Monocacy Hill. 

BE SAFE  BE SEEN 

All park users are advised to wear fluorescent orange during hunting season. 

 

                   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.

Schuylkill Highlands Grant Project

REDNER'S SAVE-A TAPE PROGRAM

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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 
 
THANKS!

 WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE !!
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION AND MONOCACY HILL RECREATION AREA, AMITY TOWNSHIP, BERKS COUNTY, PA.

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
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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.

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MHCA * P.O. Box 3 * Douglassville * PA * 19518