Hillsdale Environmental Commission

Natural Resource and Preservation Hillsdale, NJ

Projects

Planned projects and accomplishments from the past years.

 

Field Guide to the Nature Trail and Conservancy in Beechwood Park
Hillsdale, 1969

Read the original document:
Beechwood Trail Guide.pdf

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Beechwood Trail Repair 2014
Hillsdale residents: Enjoy the new look and a great walk along the Beechwood Trail again!

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Before repairs:

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http://www.northjersey.com/news/hillsdale-residents-rebuild-path-through-beechwood-park-1.1048568

 

Tree Planting 2013

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http://westwood-hillsdale.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/hillsdale-plants-60-trees

The Hillsdale Environmental Commission organized the plantings as part of an ongoing effort to increase the quality of life in the borough.
Hillsdale recently planted 60 new trees as part of an ongoing effort to increase the quality of life in the borough.
The plantings included 23 Norway spruce evergreens along Broadway to screen the DPW yard, 17 plum, pear, hackberry, cherry,  pin oak, green sugar maples, zelkovas and red oak trees at Centennial Field, Beechwood Park and Memorial Field and 20 red oaks and sugar maples along Hillsdale Avenue and Broadway, according to Stefanie Breuer of the Hillsdale Environmental Commission.
The trees were planted over the course of three days by KC Landscaping of Fort Lee and the borough.
Money for the project came from the Borough Tree Bank and the commission plans to plant more trees in other areas of town as more funds become available, according to Breuer.

 

Town-wide Cleanup Day 2013
http://westwood-hillsdale.patch.com/groups/going-green/p/hillsdale-residents-cleaning-up-town

The Hillsdale Mayor and Council have declared Saturday, May 11 as Hillsdale’s town-wide clean up day. The clean-up will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in selected areas throughout the town.
This clean-up is being organized by the Environmental Commission and Green Team and is being run with the assistance of many other Hillsdale organizations such as the Girl Scout and Boy and Cub Scout groups. All residents are invited to participate, as are business owners within the town.
Volunteers are asked to meet in Fireman’s Memorial Park in the center of town. Areas to be cleaned will be assigned and supplies will be provided. All collected garbage will be divided into recyclable and non-recyclable items. Gloves, long sleeves, long pants and appropriate footwear are recommended. Adult supervision is required for participation of those under 16 years of age. Pre-registration via email is appreciated. All volunteers are invited to partake in a pizza lunch back at Fireman’s Memorial Park at the end of the cleanup.

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