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Why Heritage Conservancy?: An Interview with Sebastian Harris

Today is the launch of our new series, “Why Heritage Conservancy?”, where we will interview a variety of people involved with our organization in different ways. We value each and every individual who is a part of the Heritage Conservancy community, and we are excited for the opportunity to share some of their thoughts. Meet […]

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Over 14 Acres Near the Kittatinny Ridge Now Preserved

Heritage Conservancy is excited to announce its newest preservation success! Along with Moore Township, the Conservancy placed a conservation easement on the 14+ acre Nierer Farm in Northampton County. Preserving this property will ensure permanent protection of prime agricultural soils, wildlife habitat, and unobstructed scenic views of the Kittatinny Ridge. The entire farm is located […]

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Students Learn to Reduce, Reuse, and Reuse Again

Over the course of several days in November, Heritage Conservancy staff members presented at school assemblies for over 600 elementary students in the Palisades School District and nearly 1,000 elementary students in the Bristol Township School District. The assemblies revolved around the impacts of plastic litter in the environment and the things that everyone can […]

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A Solvay Work Day to Support Bat Populations

During another successful corporate volunteer work day, Solvay employees joined Heritage Conservancy staff members at Croydon Woods Nature Preserve to complete a variety of projects, including removing trash, planting 10 large maple trees around the little league baseball fields, and installing a bat box.   Located within the pollinator patch, the 15-foot-tall bat box has […]

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Monarchs Reign Supreme at Jackson Pond Preserve

Did you know that monarch butterflies can travel upwards of 2,500 miles while migrating from the United States to Mexico, where they hibernate for the winter? Tracking allows us to follow their migration patterns. Earlier this fall, Heritage Conservancy staff and volunteers joined forces at our Jackson Pond Preserve for a tagging event at the […]

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We Welcome Bill Kunze as President!

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Bill Kunze as our new President and CEO,” said Heritage Conservancy Board Chair Stephen Phillips. “Bill has an exceptional background, which makes him well positioned to lead us into an even brighter future. We were fortunate to have a strong choice of candidates, largely as a result of our […]

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Jackson Pond Abuzz

Our Jackson Pond Preserve was abuzz with visitors at our recent Pollinator Palooza. Visitors enjoyed spotting frogs, turtles, monarch butterfly eggs, at least 6 different butterfly species, and a green heron! They also took part in fun activities including crafts, interactive informational tables about native plants and pollinators, and more! Thank you to Bowman’s Hill […]

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Farm to Table Reimagined

On a beautiful summer evening in August, we were grateful to once again gather in person for our Farm to Tailgate event and experience the impact of a legacy gift at Heritage Conservancy’s Russell-Mandel Preserve in Buckingham Township. Thank you to all who joined us for the evening and a special thank you to our […]

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Preservation Success in Haycock Township

Heritage Conservancy is pleased to have facilitated the placement of a conservation easement on approximately thirty-four acres of land in Haycock Township, Bucks County, realizing the preservation goals of both the past and present owners. When Stephanie Noberini and Brent Meyer purchased SERENGETI ACRES in 2019, it was with the intent to preserve this special […]

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The Importance of Wetlands and Forests in the Fight against Flooding

As people across the region are continuing to deal with the impacts of Hurricane Ida, the story of how two of our preserved properties were affected by the storm illustrates the importance of protecting wetlands and green spaces as a safeguard against flooding. Riparian plantings of native trees and shrubs were conducted at both our […]

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