News & Events

News

From Superfund Site to Community Treasure: The Video Narrative of Croydon Woods

Heritage Conservancy is pleased to premiere a video about the success story of Croydon Woods! Spanning over 80 acres, Heritage Conservancy’s Croydon Woods Nature Preserve provides publicly accessible green space to the surrounding community. Less than half of a mile from the Delaware River, it is one of the last remaining coastal plain forests in [...]

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New Listing Added to Heritage Conservancy’s Register of Historic Places

Heritage Conservancy is proud to share that it recently added a listing to its Register of Historic Places—the James B. Fell House in Buckingham Township. With roots in the mid-1700s, the home was constructed using a combination of Greek Revival and Italianate features. The James B. Fell House consists of a stone house, stone and [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Welcomes Three New Board Members

Three new board members, each with deep ties to Bucks County and a love for its natural beauty and rich history, will be adding their energy, experience and knowledge to Heritage Conservancy’s Board of Directors. The Doylestown-based land conservation and historic preservation non-profit announced that Lynn Bush, the former Executive Director of the Bucks County [...]

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Interactive Experience Showcases Story of How the Delaware Canal Built a Community

Major historical changes and a unique ecosystem live side by side at Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve; a preserve stewarded by Heritage Conservancy. Our newest interactive historical experience, “How a Canal Built a Community”, will teach you all about both. [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Facilitates Preservation of Two Farms and a Riverbank

The support of this community has enabled Heritage Conservancy to continue to move its mission forward and to create a positive impact for all who live here. In the past few months, Heritage Conservancy has preserved six properties totaling nearly 350 acres of land. These preservation successes safeguard the area’s scenic views, water quality, and [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Sets Pioneering Example of Partnership and Preservation with Manoff Market Gardens

It could be said that Gary and Amy Manoff have farming in their blood. For more than three decades, the couple has lovingly labored to create one of the area’s most bountiful farms in Solebury Township on land that they leased from Heritage Conservancy. Manoff Market Gardens on Comfort Road is rich with acres and [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Facilitates Successful Listing of Farmstead to National Register of Historic Places

Some of the oldest buildings in our country are located right here in our region, and with that comes the responsibility to recognize and protect that architectural history. Heritage Conservancy is excited to share that it recently facilitated the listing of the John Wagner and Family Farmstead to our country’s National Register of Historic Places. [...]

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Scout Troop 71 Returns to Jackson Pond Preserve

At the end of September, Troop 71 was at it again! Following on the heels of a successful day of service in August, twenty-two Scouts and eleven adults were back for another service day at Jackson Pond Preserve, a Heritage Conservancy property in Buckingham Township. The Scouts camped overnight at Forest Grove Presbyterian Church and [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Hosts a “Surf and Turf” Cleanup at Bristol Marsh

Over the weekend, Heritage Conservancy hosted a “surf and turf” cleanup at the Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve that involved volunteers on land and volunteers in kayaks on the water to remove litter, helping to ensure that our group had the whole marsh covered! Partnering with DCNR to celebrate River Days, which is sponsored by the [...]

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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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Events

    1. Croydon Woods Nature Preserve Habitat Improvement – Earth Day

      April 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    2. Mushroom Hike at Fuller/Pursell Nature Preserve

      May 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    3. Spring Has Sprung: A Self-Guided Garden Tour at Aldie Mansion

      May 4 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
    4. Land Conservation and Wealth Preservation: Leaving a Legacy

      May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    5. Birding in the Cooks Creek Watershed

      May 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am