Hillsdale Environmental Commission

Natural Resource and Preservation Hillsdale, NJ

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Beechwood Clean up

Beechwood Park, Hillsdale (June 3, 2017)

Thanks to the hard work of volunteers from the Pascack Bible Church and donations from Kuiken Brothers, Beechwood Park in Hillsdale has a bright refreshed look and is ready for summer! Hillsdale residents can now enjoy hiking on the freshly cleared, mulched trails and then relax for a quiet lunch using the rebuilt picnic tables as a result of a clean up done on June 3rd.

The event, sponsored by the Hillsdale Environmental Commission, is becoming a tradition. Frank Pizzella, Hillsdale Councilman and Environmental Commission Liaison, was quick to point out that this is what makes Hillsdale unique.

“It is wonderful to see the community pull together for a project like this. It is a beautiful day with special people making our community a better place. Couldn’t be nicer!”

The volunteers from Pascack Bible Church included over 50 adult and youth congregation members, some of whom also helped with planning and preparing food for the event.

Donations of the lumber used for repairs came from the efforts of Jeff Henig at Kuiken Brothers.



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5th Annual Hillsdale/Bi-State Environmental Cleanup Day

Saturday, April 29th
10am – 1pm

Check in: Veteran’s Park (Center of town in Hillsdale)

  • Pizza for all participants between 1:00 – 1:30
  • All Scout Groups and Students in need of Service Credits welcomed.
  • For more information or to register, contact mjkates@optonline.net at the Hillsdale Environmental Commission.
  • Our Cleanup Day will be a part of a larger effort to help clean the Hackensack River Watershed during the 5th annual Bi-State Cleanup
  • Day hosted by the Park Ridge Green Team
  • Cleanup supplies provided
  • Rain or shine. Please wear appropriate clothing for the event!

Hillsdale Environmental Cleanup Day 5th annual