Our Mission Statement
The Mission of Poricy Park Conservancy is to preserve and
enrich the park as a nature preserve and to educate the community about its
historic and recreational resources.
The Vision is that the Community will promote appreciation
for conservation, education and recreation at this facility.
As a major decision during the restructuring of the Poricy
Park Conservancy we have turned over the administration of the Park’s
educational programming of the schools, scouts and summer camps to the Township
Recreation Department which oversees 64 parks and programming for nearly 67,000
The Conservancy will
serve as Poricy Park’s advocate and as a
separate entity from the Township and as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization we
will be able to actively pursue grants
for the Park where the Township would not be able to so otherwise as a local
government. No other park in Middletown
has this "extra layer of support."
The Conservancy will continue to oversee and educate the
community on happenings at the park. It
will continue to help preserve, enhance and help the town with any
enhancements, preservation of the land and historic buildings with all of its
The Conservancy will continue to foster a positive
relationship with the Township and will create a calendar of events each year,
will actively pursue grants for historic preservation, environmental
preservation, comprehensive park planning and park maintenance including
trails, gardens, fields and ponds.
The Conservancy will seek educational professionals to
create a system to file and preserve its historic artifacts, fossils and
protect living things in the Park.