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Heritage Conservancy’s 2018 Annual Report is now available

Click the document below to read our Annual Report. [...]

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“The River Flows Through Art”—A Michener Art Museum and Heritage Conservancy Collaboration

A powerful partnership has been forged! Heritage Conservancy has teamed up with the James A. Michener Art Museum for “The River Flows Through Art: A Catalyst for Change” educational program. This five-week endeavor, which is currently taking place, creatively teaches students from three local schools (Morrisville High School, Strayer Middle School, and Thomas Holme School) [...]

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Bucks County Property Added to National Register of Historic Places

The Fullam House (pictured above) has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places! [...]

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A Q&A Session with Heritage Conservancy’s Chairman of the Board

Meet Stephen Phillips, Heritage Conservancy’s Chairman of the Board! Stephen served as Vice Chair of Heritage Conservancy’s Board of Directors before being nominated as Chairman at the end of 2018, and he is certainly no stranger to leading the charge on preservation. He (along with the board of supervisors for Solebury Township) was the founder [...]

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Jeff Marshall Elected President of National Barn Alliance

Heritage Conservancy’s President, Jeff Marshall, has long been known by another unofficial title: “The Barn Guy.” It’s an apt nickname, as his passion, knowledge, and expertise of these historic structures is apparent in every tour and lecture he gives on the subject. Jeff has been a valuable addition to the National Barn Alliance, spending the [...]

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Cub Scouts Go For a Hike at Hart’s Woods Preserve

“This is great–it’s like a playground!” That was the exclamation of one of the kids of Chalfont Cub Scout Pack 133 as the kindergarten-aged “Lion’s Den” group happily trekked through Heritage Conservancy’s Hart’s Woods Preserve this past weekend. The hike was led by our Community Engagement Programs Manager, Shannon Fredebaugh-Siller, whose own son is a [...]

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Bird Box: Creating Homes for Local Wood Ducks

Wood Ducks need houses too! Our conservation steward team (a.k.a. our “Stew Crew”) Nina and Jim have been working to make our Lindsay Farm Preserve a more “homey” space for these beautiful birds by creating and installing nest boxes on the property. In the past, most of the nest boxes were placed on trees. A [...]

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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 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. Julie Toner, an attorney at law firm Toner [...]

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Upcoming Events

City Nature Challenge 2019
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Earth Day in May – FREE Community Event
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Concerts in the Garden
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Tour De Heritage: A Historic Bike Ride
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Concerts in the Garden
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Foraging for Edible Mushrooms
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Farm to Table 2019
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Monarch Tagging & Pollinator Survey
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Past Events

Community Conservation Celebration
Join Heritage Conservancy and Silver Lake Nature Center for a FREE day of family fun at Silver Lake Nature Center!
Concerts in the Garden
Concerts in the Garden is back for the summer every 4th Tuesday of the month from May through September!
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