Croydon Woods Nature Preserve Public Notice Reminder

Croydon Woods Nature Preserve consists of the wooded property bordered by Summit Avenue, Stella Avenue, River Road, and Keystone Elementary School in Croydon, PA. This property is owned and managed by Heritage Conservancy. The following activities are PROHIBITED at Croydon Woods Nature Preserve: Motorized Vehicles Littering or Dumping Hunting Fires Removal of Vegetation or Wildlife […]

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Heritage Conservancy to Host “Earth Day in May” With Partner Organizations at Croydon Woods Nature Preserve

Croydon Woods Nature Preserve Heritage Conservancy (a Doylestown-based not-for-profit land conservation and historic preservation organization) is hosting Earth Day in May at its Croydon Woods Nature Preserve in Croydon, PA, on Saturday, May 5th, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Get a guided tour of the preserve, meet with local environmental organizations, and find out […]

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Heritage Conservancy’s Preserved Durham Bat Hibernaculum Wiped Out Due to White Nose Syndrome

Once said to be the last hope for saving our local and regional bat population, biologists from the Pennsylvania Game Commission discovered at winter’s end that the entire colony of bats living in the Durham bat hibernaculum has been decimated. The property on which the hibernaculum resides was acquired in 2002 by Heritage Conservancy, an […]

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Findings from Riparian Buffer Study

Senior Planner, Susan Myerov, co-presented with Drew Shaw of Montgomery County Planning Commission at the 2013 Delaware Estuary Science & Environmental Summit at the end of January in Cape May, New Jersey. The summit explores the theme, “Weathering Change: Shifting Environments, Shifting Policies, Shifting Needs,” and features over 115 presentations on the latest science, education, […]

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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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