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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Heritage Conservancy’s Aldie Mansion Comes Alive This Summer with 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 third season, Concerts in the Garden will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month […]

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Heritage Conservancy Welcomes Two New Board Members

Heritage Conservancy is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors provides guidance to Heritage Conservancy to further its mission of land and historic property preservation, to assist with financial goals, and to achieve regional prominence through outreach and marketing. Mike Fitzpatrick, a former congressman, and Lizann Cooke, a marketing […]

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Heritage Conservancy Presents to Germantown Academy Fourth Graders About the Importance of Amphibians

Heritage Conservancy recently had the opportunity to share the organization’s mission with fourth graders at Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, PA. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his devotion to civic engagement and helping others, Heritage Conservancy’s Senior Land Conservationist Laura Baird and Conservancy board member Judy Chang Cody gave a talk to […]

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