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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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A Forest-Filled Friday for Fulton Bank

We recently welcomed nine volunteers from Fulton Bank to our Croydon Woods Nature Preserve to work alongside staff and participate in our Fridays in the Forest workday, taking on two major projects that benefit not only the woods, but the local students as well. They first put together two “Life Under Logs” education stations, which [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Facilitates Preservation of 35-acre Property in Springfield Township and Lower Saucon Township

In working with local townships and state and federal agencies, Heritage Conservancy, recently facilitated the placement of a conservation easement on the 35.5-acre Seifert property, which is located on Martin’s Lane in Springfield Township, Bucks County, and Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County (the property crosses county lines). The property is located adjacent to other preserved [...]

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Let Fallen Trees Lie

On neat, manicured lawns, any stray dandelion or pile of leaves is quickly removed for the sake of appearances. In the woods, it’s a different story. When a willow tree fell on our Russell-Mandel Preserve in Buckingham Township (which is the site for our Farm to Table dinner at the end of July!), our conservation [...]

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Keystone Fifth Graders Visit Heritage Conservancy Nature Preserves

At the end of May, despite some crazy weather, Heritage Conservancy hosted end-of-the-year field trips with Keystone Elementary School! The entire fifth grade (about 200 students) came out to do programs with us at our Croydon Woods Nature Preserve and Bristol Marsh Nature Preserve. At Croydon Woods, kids cycled through two stations: first up was [...]

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Heritage Conservancy Celebrates Its Members and Supporters at Annual Garden Party

Heritage Conservancy hosted its annual member appreciation and donor recognition event on the evening of Thursday, June 6th, at historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA. Over 220 of the Conservancy’s valued donors, individual and business members, and Board of Directors were in attendance at the Garden Party, as well as special guests of supporters who [...]

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Events

    1. Concerts in the Garden

      August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    2. Conservation Educators Training

      August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    3. Monarch Tagging & Pollinator Survey

      September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    4. Land Conservation and Wealth Preservation: An Educational Luncheon on the Tax Benefits of Land Preservation

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

      September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm