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Calendar of Events

Join us at the Hill !!
 
MHCA sponsors special programs and activities at Monocacy Hill  that are open to the public and are free of charge.  Some programs require pre-registration.  All activities are weather permitting.
 

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 SPRING 2018:

All walks/hikes begin at the Monocacy Hill parking lot on Geiger Road in Douglassville. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. All walks/hikes are weather permitting. 

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MARCH:
 
 
 Saturday March 17
and
Sunday March 18
 
 WORK WEEKEND
(Weather Permitting )
Primary work:
Tree Cutting/Vine Removal  
  
Call 610 385-3226
for information and to sign-up 
 
 
 
Sunday March 25
1:30 PM
Walk in the Woods
 
 
 
APRIL: 
  
 
   Sunday April 8
1:30 PM 

Wildflower Walk
 
 
 
 
 Saturday April 14
and
Sunday April 15
 WORK WEEKEND
(Weather Permitting )
Primary work:
 Eradication of Garlic Mustard
  
Call 610 385-3226
for information and to sign-up 
 
 
Sunday April 22
1:30 PM 
EARTH DAY HIKE
(Youth and Family Event)
 
 
 Sunday April 22
1:30  PM
Wildflower Walk
 
 
MAY:
 
 
  
Sunday, May 6
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
SPRING OPEN HOUSE

(SEE DETAILS IN RIGHT COLUMN) 
 
 
 
Saturday May 19
and
Sunday May 20
 WORK WEEKEND
(Weather Permitting )
Primary work:
 Trail Trimming
  
Call 610 385-3226
for information and to sign-up  
 
 
 
 
JUNE:
 
 
 Sunday, June 10
1:30 PM
Walk in the Woods
 
 
 
Sunday, June 10
3:00 PM
MHCA ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
and VOLUNTEER PICNIC
  
Call 610 385-3226 for information
 
 

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SPRING OPEN HOUSE
Sunday, May 6
10 AM to 5 PM
Meet and greet members and friends in the Geiger Road parking / picnic area.  Refreshments, Games, and Displays
 
Trail events:
 
 
Morning Bird Walk with Sierra Club - 7:45 AM
 
 Walk in the Woods: 11:00 AM
 
  Spring Wildflower Walk  with Dr. Susan Munch - 1:30 PM
 
Youth Scavanger Hunt - 4:00 PM
 
    Sunset Hike: 5:00 PM

 
 
   Come Join the Fun!

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Trail Maintenance

Monocacy Hill Natural Recreation Area is maintained by two groups -- Amity Township and The Monocacy Hill Conservation Association (MHCA).  We publish a schedule of workdays as events for our volunteers to participate in that are aimed at maintaining the Hill's rich natural environment.  Such activities include trail trimming, storm damage clean-up and eradication of invasive plant species.  We currently have a cadre of about 80 volunteers upon whom we can call to respond to trail maintenance needs.   Periodically, a specific maintenance need is identified that requires immediate attention (such as storm damage).  On these occasions, our email list is contacted as far in advance as possible to accomplish the work needed.  If you are not already a member of our trail maintenance team and are interested in being added to our email list, please let us know at:  trail_volunteers@monocacyhill.org or call 610-385-3226.
 
 

Prospective members are welcome to learn more about us by attending an event.

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