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Pennsylvania Impressionist Exhibit at Gratz Gallery Will Support Land and Historic Preservation

At the beginning of October, Heritage Conservancy staff members helped welcome attendees to the Gratz Gallery’s exhibit opening of “The Beauty of Bucks County.” Over 200 community members entered the gallery to gaze upon paintings from Edward Redfield, Daniel Garber, George Sotter, and the likes. With renowned names like those, it is a truly special [...]

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Trumbauersville Borough Acquires 8.5-acre Property to Add to Community Park With Support from Heritage Conservancy

Trumbauersville Borough recently added a neighboring 8.5-acre piece of land to its 12-acre Veterans Park, which currently provides public active recreation opportunities such as a playground, basketball court, and a ball field. Heritage Conservancy supported the Borough in this property acquisition by completing the grant applications to seek funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation [...]

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Old-Growth Forests Bring New Life

This Saturday, November 2nd, Heritage Conservancy and Doylestown Township will celebrate the dedication of Hart’s Woods Preserve into the Old-Growth Forest Network! This 20-acre portion of woods is a classic Eastern hardwood climax mature forest populated by massive American beech and oak trees and younger species like red maple and tulip poplar. So what exactly [...]

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Tour de Heritage: A Historic Bike Ride Through Doylestown

On Saturday, October 26th, Heritage Conservancy staff and volunteers led a group of bicyclists through the streets of Doylestown and Buckingham for the inaugural Tour de Heritage bike ride, stopping at select historic properties along the 10-mile route. The riders may have crossed the finish line, but the stories of the tour live on for [...]

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Promoting Pollinator Species

Many of our pollinator species are at risk, and one reason for that is because of habitat loss. Pollinators species, such as butterflies and bees, are responsible for about 40% of food crop production, so it is especially important that we take action to help. With community support, Heritage Conservancy staff members have been working [...]

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The Duval Property Added to Heritage Conservancy’s Register of Historic Places

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of Laure Duval, her property in Tinicum Township has now become the latest addition to Heritage Conservancy’s Register of Historic Places! Also known as the Anderson Farm, Duval’s property derives its name from one of its most notable owners, Frederick O. Anderson, the first advertising editor of Life [...]

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A Lunch and Learn For Land Preservation

This month, Heritage Conservancy co-hosted the first educational luncheon of a three-part series alongside Glenmede, an investment and private wealth management firm. More than 35 people attended this luncheon that focused around a panel discussion about the tax benefits of land preservation. Lisa Whitcomb, Director of Wealth Strategy at Glenmede, provided valuable insight into the [...]

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Keeping Active Outdoors This Fall

It’s that time of year again–the beach towels are packed away, the empty sunscreen bottles thrown into the recycling bin, our tans slowly fading with the daylight. Another summer has passed and the kids are back in school, meaning less time for them to get outdoors and enjoy all that nature has to offer–or does [...]

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Heritage Conservancy to Host “River Days Community Event” at Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve

Heritage Conservancy is hosting “River Days Community Event” at the Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve in Bristol, PA, on Sunday, October 6th, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. There will be family-friendly activities going on throughout the day. Hidden in plain sight behind bustling Mill Street, you can find the Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve, a 17-acre [...]

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Seeing Change: A Message from Heritage Conservancy’s President

Last month, while attending an Alliance for Watershed Education conference, I witnessed the most remarkable evidence of the positive aspects of our work along the Delaware River. For the first time in my life, I saw a bald eagle chasing an osprey, which had captured a fish. This was on the shore adjoining Petty’s Island [...]

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Events

    1. “One Health” Seminar at Delaware Valley University

      December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    2. Christmas at Aldie

      December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    3. Holiday Open House at Aldie Mansion

      December 11 @ 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm