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Heritage Conservancy Facilitates Preservation of Highly Visible, Nearly 100-acre Farm in Bedminster Township

Working in partnership with Bucks County and Bedminster Township, Heritage Conservancy facilitated the placement of a conservation easement on a 97-acre farm in Bedminster Township. Owned by the Blue Rock Investment Corporation, the property is located at the intersection of Routes 313 and 113 and features nearly 3,500 feet of road frontage that contributes to [...]

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All In A Day’s Work With the Boy Scouts of Troop 71

Heritage Conservancy’s nature preserves require continued maintenance and stewardship to ensure that they remain healthy ecosystems. Our organization depends on the compassion and dedication of our wonderful volunteers to help us with much of this upkeep. Toward the end of August, the Boy Scouts of Troop 71 completed a full day of property stewardship at [...]

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Totally “Buggin'” With the Girl Scouts of Troop 249

Heritage Conservancy’s mission is to preserve and protect our natural and historic heritage, and along with that ethos, we strive to connect our community with that heritage. We recently had just such an opportunity on a beautiful afternoon with the Girl Scouts of Troop 249 in Doylestown! Heritage Conservancy staff member Shannon Fredebaugh took the [...]

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Heritage Conservancy, David Library, and DCNR “Agreement of Sale” Makes Green Space Available For Public Enjoyment

The acquisition permanently protects a key access point to the Delaware Canal as well as historic resources. In an exciting move that will preserve the entire 118-acre farm in Washington Crossing in Upper Makefield Township that had been home to the David Library of the American Revolution (DLAR) since 1974, an Agreement of Sale has [...]

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Quakertown Swamp Designated As a ‘Wetland of Distinction’

Heritage Conservancy is thrilled to announce that the Quakertown Swamp recently received the designation as a “Wetland of Distinction” by the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), currently making it one of only two areas in Pennsylvania to receive this recognition. Based out of Madison, Wisconsin, the SWS approved this listing for the Quakertown Swamp after [...]

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Cleaning up Croydon Woods With Fulton Bank

At the end of June, volunteers from Fulton Bank joined Heritage Conservancy staff members at our Croydon Woods Nature Preserve for a corporate workday. This is the second year in a row that volunteers from Fulton Bank have donated their time toward caring for Croydon Woods. Last year, volunteers began the work of removing invasive [...]

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Tips for Safe Summer Enjoyment When Headed Outdoors

Summer is here, which means we’ll all be spending more time outside. Whether you’re packing the cooler full of snacks for a trip to your favorite hiking spot or slipping on some work gloves for a productive day of gardening, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the beautiful outdoors this season. Make sure you [...]

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Vote For Your Favorites In Heritage Conservancy’s Photo Contest

Visit Heritage Conservancy’s Facebook page from now until Friday, July 10th, to vote for your favorite photos in our photo contest! Click HERE to be taken to the photo album on Facebook. It’s that time…voting for our annual photo contest begins today! This collection of photos celebrates the beauty of this area, and the photos [...]

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Heritage Conservancy’s Offices Have Reopened–Please Read

Heritage Conservancy’s offices have reopened under the Yellow Phase guidelines. Staff members who can telecommute will continue to work remotely. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment before stopping in to Aldie Mansion. **At this time, all guests entering the building will be required to wear a mask for the duration of their visit. If [...]

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Heritage Conservancy’s 2019 Annual Report Is Now Available

To view the 2019 Annual Report, click HERE. [...]

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Events

    1. Farm to Table–An Important Message

      July 27 @ 5:30 pm - September 30 @ 8:30 pm
    2. Mushroom Hike at Hart’s Woods Preserve

      October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm