When to Leave Wildlife Alone

It’s a fairly common scenario: A leisurely walk through the woods turns into a wildlife rescue mission when a well-intentioned human spots a baby animal all by its lonesome. In reality, not every solitary creature is injured or orphaned! Fawns and baby bunnies, for instance, are often left alone by their mothers as they go […]

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Corporate Volunteer Groups Lend A Hand

Volunteers, whether they help out individually or in a group, are vital to the mission of any nonprofit. We are thankful for everyone that contributes their time and energy to a good cause, and we certainly appreciate the companies that encourage their employees to do community service! These volunteer activities help to give back to […]

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Storybook Field Trips to Aldie Mansion

Starting Friday, May 10th, and continuing into the following Friday, over 500 fourth graders from six Central Bucks elementary schools came to visit our Aldie Mansion home! These interactive environmental and historical field trips were based on The Wind in the Willows of Bucks County books, which Heritage Conservancy co-produced and had gifted to each […]

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Heritage Conservancy’s Aldie Mansion comes alive this summer with a free monthly concert series

With the return of spring and warm weather comes the return of Heritage Conservancy’s popular “Concerts in the Garden” outdoor summer concert series at historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA. Now entering its fifth season, Concerts in the Garden will be held at a new time—6:00 PM to 8:00 PM—on the fourth Tuesday of every […]

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Remembering Three Old Barns

By Jeffrey L. Marshall, President of Heritage Conservancy and National Barn Alliance Board of Directors This month was a tough one for old buildings, particularly old barns. Heritage Conservancy was asked to go out and look at three(!) barns that were going to be demolished. The gloomy weather seemed appropriate for this somber task–the presence […]

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A Q&A with Nick DeRose, Heritage Conservancy’s New Vice Chairman of the Board

Anyone who gets involved with the work of a nonprofit–whether it’s in a staff or volunteer position–has a unique story for why they do what they do. This month, we chatted with Nick DeRose, Vice Chairperson of Heritage Conservancy’s Board of Directors. Equipped with a master’s degree in Geology, Nick is a professional geologist specializing […]

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