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Prisoner’s Pond Tree Planting – Help Needed!

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Help us plant new trees! April 26 – 28, 9am – 3pm In preparation for our first tree planting, eighty holes have been dug. We expect the trees, a variety of natives species, to be delivered in late April.  We need your help to get them in the ground!  The holes will need to be […]

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Annual Letter and Appeal for Membership Dues

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Happy New Year Hilltoppers!  We hope 2019 brings you all that you wish for and more! Friends and volunteers of the Hilltop Conservancy accomplished much in 2018: Launched a new website, blast email system, and Facebook page Implemented some major trail improvements and repairs, Continued to eradicate high-priority invasives, and Kicked off a new project […]

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Calling all Master Gardeners!

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The Conservancy has been working with the Rutgers Master Gardeners program to have the Hilltop Reservation listed as a Master Gardeners work site.  This means a local Master Gardener will be nominated as “coordinator” for the Master Gardener volunteers who want to work on one of many Hilltop habitat restoration projects, and hours worked on […]

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Prisoners Pond Project Gets Help From Caldwell Scout Troop 6

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On Saturday July 7, a group of Scouts from Caldwell Troop 6 helped move a large volume of logs, branches and cut brush in the northern section of the site that is currently choked with Japanese Knotweed, a particularly challenging invasive species to eradicate.  With the recent cutting of brush and felling of dead ash […]

Events

Prelude to a Cure 5K

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The Hilltop will be hosting our 3rd annual Prelude to a Cure trail walk / run. The race will start at the Reservation’s western entrance, at the end Courter Lane in North Caldwell. Registration begins at 8am. Help support the fight against lung cancer while experiencing one of Essex County’s hidden gems, the Hilltop Reservation. […]