The MISSION of the Hilltop Conservancy is to keep the Hilltop Reservation as a nature preserve that provides habitat for native wildlife and plant species; and a site that provides respite, enjoyment, and learning activities to the community.
We VALUE:A 'leave it as you found it' philosophy.
Curiosity for the natural world and learning opportunities for children of all ages.
Respect for wildlife, natural places and visitors.
This nature preserve as a community treasure.
Our role as stewards of the Hilltop Reservation property
Abundant native plants and animal species in residence.
A 'go to' place for hikers, bird clubs, learning projects and for those interested in the simple beauty of a nature preserve.
Lively and ongoing communication with the community about activities and status
Current PROJECTS and GOALS:
Provide and maintain walking trails within the Hilltop reservation, and map connections to trails enjoyed by hiking clubs.
Restore and maintain a meadow with native plants and flowers that provide food for birds and butterflies.
Provide nesting places for birds.
Inventory and publish a list of native plants and animals .
Maintain a website with information about the Hilltop Reservation and activities.
Make available written materials about the Hilltop Reservation and its history.
Increase the number of friends to the Hilltop Reservation by growing membership in the Hilltop Conservancy organization: meeting as a group to share ideas and tasks.