b'FROM THE LEADERSHIP TEAMDear Friends,Protected open spaces are not merely enjoyable resources, but are vital forcommunities to survive and thrive. Whether it is the food and water we consume,or the need for tranquility, nature is there for us when we need it most. We cannot take this privilege for granted. We must continue to take action and care for the environment around us; the earths future depends on it. We are grateful for your support, which enables us to make a difference throughout our local environment and in peoples lives.During 2021, Heritage Conservancy facilitated the conservation of seven properties in our region, totaling over 200 acres of land, and added two listings to our Register of Historic Places. Our community engagement team held assemblies and educational programs for over 1,500 students from four different Bucks County schools. We hosted over 70 volunteer workdays, resulting in more than 650 native plants, trees, and shrubs being planted, and 4,700 pounds of trash and debriscollected. Our team remains touched by your generosity and belief in our mission; without it, none of this would be possible.With wonderful staff, a devoted board, and our outstanding volunteers andsupporters, we are confident that 2022 will be another successful year. Together,we will continue to protect our regions most significant resources and beloved open spaces, while expanding the reach of our lasting impact.As you read the following stories, we hope that you will continue to be inspired by the successes you help us achieve. We cannot predict each challenge ahead, but Heritage Conservancy will always stay true to its mission. Since 1958, we have been committed to keeping our region a special place for all community members. Heres to protecting our natural resources, significant historical structures, and quality of life in 2022 and beyond.Yours in Conservation,Find more informationon our website whenyou see this symbol+ William W. KunzeLinda J. CacossaPresident & CEOChief Operating Officer2'