Amphibians Need Your Help

Help us continue our efforts in the Quakertown Swamp. Wetlands play a vital role in our environment and provide significant benefits. The Quakertown Swamp, located southeast of Quakertown in Bucks County, is a unique wetland that provides critical habitat for beaver, fox, over 91 species of birds, and numerous species of amphibians. Most amphibians require […]

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The Story of Aldie

Limited edition book celebrates Heritage Conservancy’s 25th anniversary of restoration and occupation of historic Aldie Mansion The stately 1927 Aldie Mansion began its history as the private residence of William and Martha Mercer. An ode to the English Tudor manor, it evokes a time in America when craftsmanship reached an art form. After Martha Mercer’s […]

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Holiday Events at Aldie Mansion

Historic Aldie Mansion is the home of Heritage Conservancy, a nonprofit land conservation organization that has been protecting Bucks County’s open spaces and historic places since 1958. Every year, the mansion is lavishly decorated for the holiday season. Experience the beauty of the seasonally adorned mansion by hosting your holiday party at Aldie! Proceeds from […]

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The Process of Preservation

More times than not, when we ask people in the community how they heard about us, often the answer is, “I drove past one of your signs.” Our large signs with dark green print and a large oak tree logo are scattered among miles of rolling hills, agricultural fields, natural wetlands and forests across Pennsylvania […]

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Your Vote is Needed!

In honor of First Savings Bank’s 90th Anniversary, we’ve been chosen as one of eight Bucks County, PA not-for-profits to participate in their “Anniversary Donation Challenge!” Click HERE to vote! You can vote once a day! Voting ends August 31st. First prize is $2,012, second prize is $1,912, and all participating organizations receive $200! ****Your […]

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Local Groups, Organizations & Individuals Honored at our Annual Garden Party

We hosted our annual member appreciation and donor recognition event on Thursday, June 14th. Beautiful weather complimented the “Garden Party,” which included a cocktail reception on the Aldie Mansion terrace followed by an awards ceremony. Over 150 valued members, business members, and Board of Directors were in attendance, as well as special guests of members […]

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Submissions for the 2012 Heritage Partnership Awards Program

Heritage Conservancy is reaching out to our friends, members, supporters and volunteers to help find deserving recipients for our 2012 Heritage Partnership Awards! Our Heritage Partnership Awards Program honors and recognizes individuals, organizations, government agencies, community groups and leaders who have made significant contributions in the areas of land conservation, historic preservation, watershed protection, sustainable agriculture, […]

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The 2011 Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2011 Annual Report. As part of our continued effort to recycle and preserve, the “green” version of this report can be viewed by clicking the PDF box below. If you would like a hard copy, please call us at 215-345-7020 x 107. “Conservation is a state […]

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Raising Heritage Breed Animals on Preserved Agricultural Land

A Study Linking Land Preservation and Animal Conservation In May of 2011, The 1772 Foundation funded a study to be completed by Heritage Conservancy that would determine the feasibility of creating a heritage breed livestock operation on a plot of Heritage Conservancy preserved agricultural land. As a result of the study, Heritage Conservancy developed a […]

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The Largest Cut to Conservation and Recreation in PA History

Dear friends and supporters, Pennsylvania Governor Corbett’s proposed 2012-13 budget eliminates ALL conservation, park and recreation funding from the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund. What’s worse, the budget goes on to propose that the termination of funding be permanent. This means a loss of $30M for conservation in 2012-13 and far more in the […]

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