Testing…Testing…Water Quality Check!

On Thursday, April 19th, Heritage Conservancy staff members Jim Drennan, Shannon Fredebaugh, and Taylor Thompson worked with volunteers from the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward Program and the Bucks County Conservation District on a continuing water quality study at the Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve. Since the beginning of the year, we’ve conducted monthly water […]

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Heritage Conservancy Celebrates Earth Day With a Cleanup at Hart's Woods Preserve

    In honor of Earth Day, Heritage Conservancy held a planting and cleanup at its Hart’s Woods Preserve in Doylestown, which contains a tributary to the Neshaminy Creek. Nine volunteers from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) joined up with Heritage Conservancy staff members to plant 60 trees and shrubs along the stream bank. These plantings will help to prevent soil […]

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Heritage Conservancy Celebrates the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   In honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Heritage Conservancy staff joined forces with 35 compassionate volunteers on Monday, January 18th, to clean up and maintain the Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve in historic […]

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Dow and Heritage Conservancy Collaborate to Preserve Croydon Woods in Bucks County

Heritage Conservancy Acquires Land for Future Preservation; Transfer Aligns with Dow’s 2025 Sustainability Goals Heritage Conservancy and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are collaborating to preserve Croydon Woods, located between Bristol and Croydon, Pennsylvania. As part of this collaboration, Heritage Conservancy acquires the 80-acre parcel of the land from Rohm and Haas Company, a […]

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Documenting Our Historic Structures

A documented home from Lower Frederick Township With assistance from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, the Bureau for Historic Preservation (PHMC/BHP), the Township Planning Commissions, and local volunteers, Heritage Conservancy has begun conducting inventories of historic buildings in Abington and Lower Frederick Townships, Montgomery County, for a Historic Resources Survey (HRS) Project. Both townships […]

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A Helping Hand to Steward Our Natural Resources

When a property is preserved in perpetuity, the recording of its conservation easement or deed is just the first step. Properties require annual maintenance and monitoring by our staff to ensure their continued protection, and the Conservancy-owned Lindsay Farm Preserve recently highlighted the importance of this monitoring and defense of a property’s natural resources. For […]

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