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About The Friends of the Middlesex Fells

Mission Statement

The Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation is dedicated to the protection and harmonious use of the Fells; promoting awareness, policies and programs to honor and preserve the ecological, historical and recreational resources of this urban forest reservation.


1. Instill awareness and appreciation of the Fells as a valuable natural and historical resource which will foster a sense of stewardship within the larger community.

2. Develop programs for recreation, enjoyment, and study of the Fells which are harmonious with landscape and habitat.

3. In cooperation with others, develop and advocate for policies designed to preserve and protect the Fells Reservation.

Board of Directors

Chris Redfern, Executive Director
Jeff Buxbaum, Board Chair
Sandra Pascal, Vice Chair and Treasurer
Anita Brewer-Siljeholm, M.S., Secretary
Jill Geisler
Heidi Kelf
Carol McKinley
Chester Osborne
Randi Rotjan, Ph.D.
Robert Weggel
Claire O’Neil
Stephen Engel, Esq.