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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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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Strengthening Wetland Areas and Streambanks Through Tree Plantings

Throughout the month of May, Heritage Conservancy’s stewardship team held native tree and shrub plantings at the Conservancy’s Quakertown Swamp Preserve, Bellwood Preserve, and Fuller/Pursell Nature Preserve. Because of their location within riparian buffer zones, these tree plantings will help to strengthen wetland areas, which will in turn increase wildlife habitat, prevent soil erosion and […]

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Students Visit Five Heritage Conservancy Preserves Without Leaving the Classroom

Please keep arms and legs inside the vehicle at all times, and enjoy the ride! Through virtual field trips that “flew” students to different nature preserves owned by Heritage Conservancy, students from Keystone Elementary School, Ithan Elementary School, and the Palisades School District recently learned about various ecosystems and wildlife habitats that are located right here […]

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Gene and Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund Donates $10,000 to Heritage Conservancy Through Challenge Grant

It takes a team of knowledgeable, skilled, and creative professionals to guide landowners through the preservation process and to make it to the settlement table. It takes the support of this community to enable Heritage Conservancy’s staff to be successful in that role of placing conservation easements on important natural resources. Heritage Conservancy is grateful […]

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Nearly 30 acres of land preserved in Williams Township!

Heritage Conservancy recently facilitated the placement of a conservation easement on 29.24 acres of land in Williams Township, Northampton County. Owners Walter and Ligaya Russell signed an easement to preserve their property, which consists of the headwaters to the Fry’s Run Watershed, forested riparian buffers, woodlands, fields, native grassland meadows, and an organic fruit tree orchard. “For nearly […]

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