Nearly 30 acres of land preserved in Williams Township!

Heritage Conservancy recently facilitated the placement of a conservation easement on 29.24 acres of land in Williams Township, Northampton County. Owners Walter and Ligaya Russell signed an easement to preserve their property, which consists of the headwaters to the Fry’s Run Watershed, forested riparian buffers, woodlands, fields, native grassland meadows, and an organic fruit tree orchard. “For nearly […]

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Heritage Conservancy Welcomes Three New Board Members

Three new board members, each with deep ties to Bucks County and a love for its natural beauty and rich history, will be adding their energy, experience and knowledge to Heritage Conservancy’s Board of Directors. The Doylestown-based land conservation and historic preservation non-profit announced that Lynn Bush, the former Executive Director of the Bucks County […]

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Heritage Conservancy Facilitates Preservation of 35-acre Property in Springfield Township and Lower Saucon Township

In working with local townships and state and federal agencies, Heritage Conservancy, recently facilitated the placement of a conservation easement on the 35.5-acre Seifert property, which is located on Martin’s Lane in Springfield Township, Bucks County, and Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County (the property crosses county lines). The property is located adjacent to other preserved […]

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Keeping It Wild At Quakertown Swamp

Lately, our conservation stewards have been busy doing maintenance work on our Quakertown Swamp Preserve–but the end goal isn’t to make it look pretty. “We’re trying to keep the surrounding forest from reclaiming it back to the forest it once was,” explains Jim Drennan, Senior Conservation Steward. “Shrubland habitat has best been described as messy, […]

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Heritage Conservancy receives $150,000 donation from Fred Beans Family of Dealerships

Heritage Conservancy recently received a generous donation from a local business corporation. The Fred Beans Family of Dealerships donated $150,000 to the Conservancy’s Keeping the Promise (KTP) endowment fund. The KTP fund strengthens Heritage Conservancy’s promise to landowners and local residents to protect our natural and historic heritage in perpetuity. Entering into its 60th anniversary […]

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Heritage Conservancy and Alan Fetterman Announce The Wind in the Willows of Bucks County: A Fine Art Exhibit and Book Release Open House

Heritage Conservancy has announced that it will transform its historic Aldie Mansion headquarters for “The Wind in the Willows of Bucks County: An Alan Fetterman Exhibit.” Alan Fetterman, one of Bucks County’s premier plein air impressionist painters, embarked on a creative journey to impart his talents for The Wind in the Willows of Bucks County, […]

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Heritage Conservancy Acquires the 40-acre Jerry Pursell Nature Preserve in Springfield Township

This property combines with the Conservancy’s Fuller Preserve to make a 100-acre nature preserve that is open to the public. With assistance from Springfield Township and the Bucks County’s Natural Areas Program, Heritage Conservancy acquired 40 acres of woodlands in Springfield Township, Bucks County. Located along Slifer Valley Road, the acquisition of the Jerry Pursell […]

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Heritage Conservancy Honors Heritage Partnership Award Winners at Annual Garden Party

Event also celebrated organization’s members and donors Heritage Conservancy, an accredited not-for-profit land conservation organization that is dedicated to preserving and protecting our natural and historic heritage, hosted its annual member appreciation and donor recognition event on the evening of Wednesday, June 7th, at historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA. The Conservancy welcomed a record-breaking […]

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