Monocacy Hill Conservation Association

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MHCA ITEMS OF INTEREST:


webassets/NEW_FLASHER.gifWE NOW HAVE OUR OWN LINE OF APPAREL AND GIFTS. VISIT US AT "SHOP THE HILL"

 NOTE:  MHCA receives a small commission on all items purchased.  All funds raised are applied 100% to work on maintaining and ensuring preservation of the natural environment of Monocacy Hill for both current and future enjoyment of all of Monocacy Hill's trails and events.  Anyone wanting to recommend logos for future clothing and gift items are encouraged to do so by submitting them as attachments to email directed to info@monocacyhill.org

 

DID YOU KNOW YOU CAN NOW:

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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.

        YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE!!

MONOCACY HILL NATURAL RECREATIONAL AREA HAS RE-OPENED!  THANKS TO THE DEDICATION OF OUR TOWNSHIP AND OUR TRAIL MAINTENANCE VOLUNTEERS, THE PARKS TRAILS HAVE NOW ALL RE-OPENED.  ALL PARK RULES FOR USE OF THE PARK AGAIN APPLY.  WELCOME BACK; PLEASE COME AND ENJOY OUR LITTLE LOCAL NATURAL GEM!

 

 

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PA GAME COMMISSION

Periodically, we post information here about hunting on Monocacy Hill.  For full information regarding rules of the Pennsylvania Game Commission as they pertain to Monocacy Hill and other areas in Pennsylvania, please click on the above link.

                   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