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An Interview with Summer Fellow, Amberly Choi

This summer, Heritage Conservancy had the pleasure of welcoming summer Fellow, Amberly Choi, in partnership with the Alliance for Watershed Education (AWE). Amberly received her Associate’s degree in Psychology at Bucks County Community College before earning her Bachelor’s in Psychology at Temple University with a Certificate in Spanish. A Bucks County native, she has now [...]

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The Simple Yet Significant Act of Counting Bats

Summer isn’t only the season of flip flops, beach towels, and outdoor BBQ’s–it’s bat season as well! Each summer, Heritage Conservancy staff members go to a property in Tinicum Township to count bats. Summer months are when bats typically use human structures to roost and rear their pups. We are also fortunate to have volunteers [...]

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Snider Hockey Scores Big at Croydon Woods Workday

On August 15th, girls from the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation’s 12-year-old and 14-year-old teams demonstrated how their talents are not just limited to the rink, but they extend to off the ice as well–in the form of forest cleanup! They joined us at our Croydon Woods Nature Preserve, where they split into two teams. [...]

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Endangered Species Act Changes Will Affect Land Protection

The recent rollback of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) should have everyone concerned. It certainly has our attention due to our work in protecting wildlife habitat. Since the law passed with bipartisan support in 1973, the Endangered Species Act has been extremely effective: Ninety-nine percent of plant and animal species protected by the ESA have [...]

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A Thoughtful Day in Nature for Snyder-Girotti Summer Campers

Nice weather brought school students from Snyder-Girotti Summer Camp out to Bristol Marsh to engage in a day of environmental education and artistry with Heritage Conservancy! Fifty students between fifth and eighth grade took the ten-minute walk to the marsh to visit three stations that each enhanced the students’ connection with nature in varying ways. [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Earns National Recognition For Strong Commitment to Public Trust and Conservation Excellence

One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 1958, Heritage Conservancy has been doing just that for the people of Bucks County. Now, Heritage Conservancy announced its national land trust accreditation has been renewed – proving once again that it is committed to [...]

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Maximuck’s Farm Market in Buckingham Township Now Protected Under Conservation Easement

When it comes to Bucks County’s most iconic properties, there are few as beloved as Maximuck’s Farm Market in Buckingham Township. Ideally located at the corner of Long Lane and Street Road, the expansive 102-acre property has been family owned and operated for more than six decades. Created through the dedication, vision and hard work [...]

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EPA Awards Heritage Conservancy “Excellence in Reuse” For Work at Croydon Woods

In front of an audience of over 50 people, Heritage Conservancy received the “Excellence in Reuse” award on Friday, August 2nd, from the US Environmental Protection Agency for its reuse of Croydon Woods Nature Preserve, which was previously designated as a Superfund site but has since been remediated. EPA established the “Excellence in Reuse” award [...]

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A Native Pollinator Meadow at Jackson Pond Preserve

The 4-acre native pollinator meadow at our Jackson Pond Preserve is celebrating its first official summer in bloom! To plant a successful meadow, it takes a lot of preparation at the site, and after two years of planting, tilling, and cutting back by our stewardship team, the meadow has been released to grow. And has [...]

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Interns to the Rescue! Our Midsummer Recap

In May, four new interns joined the Heritage Conservancy ranks to expand their knowledge of conservation and the environment and to learn what it’s like to work for a non-profit land trust. Susan Slawinsky (Keystone College graduate, attending East Stroudsburg University for graduate school this fall), Zack Moyer (Delaware Valley University graduate), Dylan Fleisher (Indiana [...]

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Events

    1. Land Conservation and Wealth Preservation: An Educational Luncheon on the Tax Benefits of Land Preservation

      September 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    2. POSTPONED! Preserving History with the Bucks County Recorder of Deeds

      September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    3. Concerts in the Garden

      September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    4. River Days Cleanup at Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve

      September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    5. River Days Community Events

      October 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm