Interns to the Rescue! Our Midsummer Recap

In May, four new interns joined the Heritage Conservancy ranks to expand their knowledge of conservation and the environment and to learn what it’s like to work for a non-profit land trust. Susan Slawinsky (Keystone College graduate, attending East Stroudsburg University for graduate school this fall), Zack Moyer (Delaware Valley University graduate), Dylan Fleisher (Indiana […]

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A Forest-Filled Friday for Fulton Bank

We recently welcomed nine volunteers from Fulton Bank to our Croydon Woods Nature Preserve to work alongside staff and participate in our Fridays in the Forest workday, taking on two major projects that benefit not only the woods, but the local students as well. They first put together two “Life Under Logs” education stations, which […]

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Let Fallen Trees Lie

On neat, manicured lawns, any stray dandelion or pile of leaves is quickly removed for the sake of appearances. In the woods, it’s a different story. When a willow tree fell on our Russell-Mandel Preserve in Buckingham Township (which is the site for our Farm to Table dinner at the end of July!), our conservation […]

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Heritage Conservancy Celebrates Its Members and Supporters at Annual Garden Party

Heritage Conservancy hosted its annual member appreciation and donor recognition event on the evening of Thursday, June 6th, at historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA. Over 220 of the Conservancy’s valued donors, individual and business members, and Board of Directors were in attendance at the Garden Party, as well as special guests of supporters who […]

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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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