b'PROTECTINGOUR NATURAL RESOURCES In 2021, Heritage Conservancy facilitatedthe preservation of seven propertiesin Bucks County and its surrounding area,totaling over 200 acres. Pages seven through nine highlight the properties that will nowbe permanently protected for the benefitof our community and future generations. Thank you to the landowners, communitypartners, and funders that aided in making these accomplishments a reality.RUSSELL PROPERTY 29.24 acresWilliams Township, Northampton CountyPROTECTED NATURAL RESOURCES Contains the headwaters to the Frys RunWatershed, forested riparian buffers, woodlands, fields, native grassland meadows, and an organic fruit tree orchard ZEIGAFUSE PROPERTY 53 acres Helps to protect the rural character of Williams Upper Mount Bethel, Northampton CountyTownship and the PA Highlands within theDelaware River Watershed PROTECTED NATURAL RESOURCES Contains important natural areas of wildlife habitat,Bordered to the south by the East Branch of Martins Creekwater quality, vernal pools, and scenic viewscapes and to the west by the 251-acre Bear Swamp Park andArchery ComplexFUNDERSFeatures cultivated fields, forested wetlands, and critical Williams Township wildlife habitat for rare and endangered species Northampton Countys Livable Landscape GrantPart of Bear Swamp Natural Area and the Minsi Lake Corridor Greenway, a high priority area for preservationLocated within the Kittatinny Ridge Important Bird AreaFUNDERS Northampton County Open Space Program Upper Mount Bethel Townships Open Space Fund7'