News & Events

News

We Welcome Bill Kunze as President!

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Bill Kunze as our new President and CEO,” said Heritage Conservancy Board Chair Stephen Phillips. “Bill has an exceptional background, which makes him well positioned to lead us into an even brighter future. We were fortunate to have a strong choice of candidates, largely as a result of our [...]

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Jackson Pond Abuzz

Our Jackson Pond Preserve was abuzz with visitors at our recent Pollinator Palooza. Visitors enjoyed spotting frogs, turtles, monarch butterfly eggs, at least 6 different butterfly species, and a green heron! They also took part in fun activities including crafts, interactive informational tables about native plants and pollinators, and more! Thank you to Bowman’s Hill [...]

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Farm to Table Reimagined!

On a beautiful summer evening in August, we were grateful to once again gather in person for our Farm to Tailgate event and experience the impact of a legacy gift at Heritage Conservancy’s Russell-Mandel Preserve in Buckingham Township. Thank you to all who joined us for the evening and a special thank you to our [...]

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Preservation Success in Haycock Township

Heritage Conservancy is pleased to have facilitated the placement of a conservation easement on approximately thirty-four acres of land in Haycock Township, Bucks County, realizing the preservation goals of both the past and present owners. When Stephanie Noberini and Brent Meyer purchased SERENGETI ACRES in 2019, it was with the intent to preserve this special [...]

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The Importance of Wetlands and Forests in the Fight against Flooding

As people across the region are continuing to deal with the impacts of Hurricane Ida, the story of how two of our preserved properties were affected by the storm illustrates the importance of protecting wetlands and green spaces as a safeguard against flooding. Riparian plantings of native trees and shrubs were conducted at both our [...]

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Citizen Science at its Finest

On July 1st, members of our stewardship team, including our summer interns, were privileged to have the opportunity to visit the Perkasie, PA property of Heritage Conservancy Chairman Emeritus, William Hart Rufe III as he shared his prided Purple Martin habitat with us. On a community, county, and state level, Judge Rufe has committed his [...]

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Marv Woodall Nominated as Chairman Emeritus!

On June 9th, Heritage Conservancy’s Board of Directors Nominating Committee nominated our newest Chairman Emeritus, Marv Woodall. Emeritus status is a mark of distinguished service, awarded to only a few, and is designated to a retired individual who has made a difference through their work. Board Member Jeffrey Nicholas presented this status to Marv and [...]

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The Marshall Historic Preservation Fund Established in Celebration of Jeff Marshall

The Marshall Historic Preservation Fund has been established in celebration of our President, Jeffrey L. Marshall, upon his retirement. The fund will ensure that Heritage Conservancy can continue the important work that Jeff has been an ambassador for throughout his career, and that we remain unique in our dual mission of the preservation of both [...]

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We are thrilled to be able to welcome not one, not two, but six, yes six college students to join Heritage Conservancy’s staff in various capacities this summer!

Gabriel Jacobs is the Alliance for Watershed Education Fellow for 2021. They will be working in the Bristol Marsh and Croydon Woods areas to increase community engagement. They are currently studying Environmental Science at Bucks County Community College. #AWEFellows #AWEFellowship #Alliance4WatershedEd Grace Nicholas is our Marketing and Communications Intern. She recently graduated from Lafayette College [...]

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Strengthening Wetland Areas and Streambanks Through Tree Plantings

Throughout the month of May, Heritage Conservancy’s stewardship team held native tree and shrub plantings at the Conservancy’s Quakertown Swamp Preserve, Bellwood Preserve, and Fuller/Pursell Nature Preserve. Because of their location within riparian buffer zones, these tree plantings will help to strengthen wetland areas, which will in turn increase wildlife habitat, prevent soil erosion and [...]

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Events

    1. DelVal One Health Seminar Series

      October 21 @ 6:00 pm
    2. Fall Mushroom Hike with Heritage Conservancy and Luke Smithson

      October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    3. Fall Frenzy at Aldie Mansion

      November 10 @ 9:00 am - November 11 @ 4:00 pm
    4. Croydon Woods Nature Preserve Cleanup and Habitat Improvement

      November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    5. Christmas at Aldie 2021

      December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm