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Hillcrest Conservancy strives to observe and become involved with all environmental issues in order to meaningfully contribute to good conservation practice in co-operation with any relevant authorities
Encompasses the area from Acutts Drive in the north and the M13 in the south, the ridge above West Riding, Kassier Road on the west and Ashley Drive on the east, including Springside Nature Reserve, an ecologically critical green lung which runs through Hillcrest Park.
Springside Nature Reserve
Was proclaimed in 1948 and the flagship of Hillcrest Conservancy, is 20ha of rich biodiversity: forest, grassland and wetland. The forested areas provide shelter, nesting sites and food for many bird species...
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93 Springside Rd, Hillcrest
Open 7 days a week from 7AM – 4PM
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A well attended Celebrate Spring Morning with Hillcrest Conservancy was held on Sunday 3 November. After everyone had a welcoming cuppa with eats, Lindsay Gray kicked off with a Talk on “Trying to imitate a grassland within a residential garden”