Heritage Conservancy installs a Motus wildlife tracking tower in Lower Bucks County

At the very end of August, Heritage Conservancy completed installation of a new Motus wildlife tracking station atop Keystone Elementary School, next to its Croydon Woods Nature Preserve in Croydon. The project will provide the global science community with critical information on local wildlife migration. “We are feeding data to scientists around the world,” says […]

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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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Defining Our Landscapes: What Is a Wolf Tree?

What’s the first thing that would come to mind if we were to tell you that we have “wolf trees” on some of our preserved properties? Would you assume that this meant the tree resembled a wolf in one way or another? Or that perhaps it’s often used as a source of shelter for roaming […]

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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 Raises $60,000 at Farm to Table Dinner

Photo by Mike Maney Proceeds benefit land conservation and historic preservation in Bucks County To view photos from the event, click HERE. Heritage Conservancy held its 9th annual Farm to Table on Saturday, August 5th, at the Conservancy’s Russell-Mandel Preserve in Buckingham Township, PA. During a magical evening, over 225 guests helped to raise $60,000 […]

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Events

    1. Sleeping Forest Hike: Guided Walk

      March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    2. Historic Window Repair Workshop

      March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    3. Swamp Tromp

      March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
    4. Spring Garden Cleanup

      March 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    5. Spring Birding

      April 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am