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We inspire people of all ages and walks of life to get involved improving the quality of life in our community.

See what we do...

Raintree Ride: Sep 23, 2023

Registration at 8:00 a.m.

Starts at 8:45 at HC YMCA 

Join HC-RIPS for a rip-roaring Weed Wrangle at Westwood School!

October 7 from 10-2.


We’ll bring the tools!

And we’ll show you how to use them.


Let’s knock those bad guys out so the kids will have a beautiful woods to explore and learn all about nature.


Trail Maintenance

Regular trails maintenance needed for Wilbur Wright, Woolly Bear Parkway, National Road Heritage - clean signs, benches, picnic tables, parking areas.

See something that needs fixing or would like to help, contact us!

They plant the seeds...

Kids planting native seeds.

...and "we" all benefit!

We are now an Umbrella for like-minded environmental groups.

  1. HC-RIPS

  2. Climate Action Team

  3. Friends of the Big Blue River

Join Us...

Raintree Ride

Contact Us

Area(s) of interest:

  • Maintain trails

  • Community Outreach

  • Remove Invasives

  • Plant Trees

  • Serve on Board

  • Other

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