News & Events



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 [...]


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, [...]


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 [...]


Heritage Conservancy Facilitates the Preservation of Two Properties in Richland Township

Ever since the Land Preservation Board for Richland Township made a wish list 15 years ago of the properties it would like to see preserved, two properties remained at the top of the list: the Herrmann property and the Bonk property. Heritage Conservancy is happy to announce that with the close of 2018, it can [...]


Heritage Conservancy’s Christmas at Aldie Fundraiser Benefits Our Area’s Natural and Historic Heritage

Heritage Conservancy, an accredited not-for-profit land conservation and historic preservation organization that is currently in its 60th year, held its 30th annual Christmas at Aldie fundraiser on Sunday, December 2nd. More than 200 people were in attendance at historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA, to celebrate and support the preservation of our area’s natural and [...]


Heritage Conservancy Interviews Most Recent Chairmen of the Board

Celebrating its 60th year as an organization, Heritage Conservancy sat down with its most recent Chairmen of the Board for a look back on the organization’s successes and what will keep us going far into the future. [...]


Heritage Conservancy Visits Germantown Academy for Assembly and Book Delivery

On what seemed like a typical school day, students from the Germantown Academy Lower School were recently treated to a not-so-average day! November 13th started out with an enthusiastic assembly for over 350 students in the Lower School. The assembly revolved around the gifting of a personal paperback copy of The Wind in the Willows of Bucks [...]


Heritage Conservancy Makes a SPLASH with Keystone Elementary Along the Delaware River in Lambertville

Heritage Conservancy recently hosted a series of field trips to include the entire fourth grade from Keystone Elementary School in Croydon, PA. Spanning from late September into early October over the course of several days, over 180 enthusiastic students were bussed from Croydon to the banks of the Delaware River in Lambertville, NJ, to raise [...]


Heritage Conservancy Facilitates a Barn Raising at Styer Orchard to Support Agricultural Production and Education

If good fences make good neighbors, then good barns make good neighborhoods. And that is exactly how the community around Styer Orchard in Langhorne, PA, will feel thanks to a new pole barn on the farm. Styer Orchard, which is open to the public for fruit and vegetable picking, is proud to house a new [...]


Heritage Conservancy Hosts Successful Farm to Table Fundraiser

Photo by Robyn Graham Photography Proceeds benefit land conservation and historic preservation in Bucks County Heritage Conservancy, an accredited not-for-profit land conservation and historic preservation organization located in Doylestown, PA, held its 10th annual Farm to Table dinner on Saturday, August 4th, at the Conservancy’s Russell-Mandel Preserve in Buckingham Township, PA. Over 250 guests helped [...]


Upcoming Events

Volunteer Orientation
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Bucks County History: Fact or Fiction
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Woodcock Walk
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Heron Walk
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Mulch Madness
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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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