A wonderful ‘full circle’ feeling: A new land conservation easement preserves over 55 acres in Upper Bucks County

This month Heritage Conservancy has completed the preservation of a 55.6 acre property in Richland Township in Upper Bucks County. The Corn Property is adjacent to Heritage Conservancy’s 70-acre Quakertown Swamp Preserve, which is a DCNR-designated Native Plant Sanctuary. With its rare and endangered plant species, this property adds to the sanctuary. It also provides […]

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Heritage Conservancy installs a MOTUS wildlife tracking tower in Lower Bucks County

At the very end of August, Heritage Conservancy completed installation of a new MOTUS wildlife tracking station atop Keystone Elementary School, next its to Croydon Woods Nature Preserve in Croydon. The project will provide the global science community with critical information on local wildlife migration. “We are feeding data to scientists around the world,” says […]

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BioBlitz Results Released in New Documentary

Photo by Kara Foran. This past spring, Heritage Conservancy hosted a BioBlitz event at our Croydon Woods Nature Preserve. This 24-hour biological survey was a huge success as staff, biologists, and community scientists identified hundreds of species that utilize the preserve. To conduct the surveys, professionals and community scientists used multiple traps and visual encounter […]

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An “Accidental Meaningful Watershed Education Experience” with Heritage Conservancy’s Community Education Outreach

No Longer Bound camp kids in the woods

At Heritage Conservancy, we work to inspire the next generation to respect nature and care for their surroundings. When it comes to conservation and environmental education, we like to start outreach early! So we were heartened to hear from leaders at No Longer Bound, a community nonprofit that serves the community around Bristol — young […]

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We’re Growing! Meet Heritage Conservancy’s new team of part-time Environmental Educators

Heritage Conservancy’s new part-time Environmental Educators. A key part of Heritage Conservancy’s mission is to connect our community to the natural world and foster respect for and understanding of the ecosystems that support us. To galvanize this effort, we have just hired 12 passionate and energetic new part-time Environmental Educators who bring a wide range […]

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Garden Party 2023

Held on June 8th of this year, our annual Garden Party is our opportunity to share our appreciation with our community of supporters. Thank you to all who joined us to celebrate our shared preservation successes! This year’s program included a special recognition of Heritage Conservancy’s Legacy Society who joined us for a special pre-event […]

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BioBlitz Celebration Held at Croydon Woods Nature Preserve

We gathered together with community members, volunteers, local partners, and specialists to learn about Croydon Woods. We had a magnificent turnout at our BioBlitz Celebration on Friday, May 19th, as we gathered together to celebrate our BioBlitz survey – a private 24-hour scientific survey of plants and animals. The celebration served as a reminder of […]

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Four Influential Environmental Advocates

These four women (from left to right: Rosalie Edge, Margaret Murie, Rachel Carson, and Greta Thunberg) have made a significant impact on the history of the environmental conservation movement. Heritage Conservancy proudly celebrates Women’s History Month. We’d like to take a moment to recognize four women who have been influential in the history of environmental […]

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    1. Supporting Environmental Literacy Across the Curriculum with the MWEE Framework

      October 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    2. Kayak Trip to Hendrick Island

      October 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
    3. Mushroom and Salamander Hike

      October 15 @ 10:00 am
    4. Glow Hike

      October 20 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
    5. Flora and Folklore

      November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm