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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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A Fun and Muddy Field Trip to Quakertown Swamp

At the beginning of May, the Seventh Generation Charter School from Emmaus took an exciting field trip to our Quakertown Swamp Preserve! After last year’s trip to Bristol Marsh and Croydon Woods (with 53 third grade students and about 10 chaperones and teachers), the school chose to visit the Swamp this year for a new [...]

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When to Leave Wildlife Alone

It’s a fairly common scenario: A leisurely walk through the woods turns into a wildlife rescue mission when a well-intentioned human spots a baby animal all by its lonesome. In reality, not every solitary creature is injured or orphaned! Fawns and baby bunnies, for instance, are often left alone by their mothers as they go [...]

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Corporate Volunteer Groups Lend A Hand

Volunteers, whether they help out individually or in a group, are vital to the mission of any nonprofit. We are thankful for everyone that contributes their time and energy to a good cause, and we certainly appreciate the companies that encourage their employees to do community service! These volunteer activities help to give back to [...]

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Storybook Field Trips to Aldie Mansion

Starting Friday, May 10th, and continuing into the following Friday, over 500 fourth graders from six Central Bucks elementary schools came to visit our Aldie Mansion home! These interactive environmental and historical field trips were based on The Wind in the Willows of Bucks County books, which Heritage Conservancy co-produced and had gifted to each [...]

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For Historic Building Repairs, Ask the Professionals

We’re making a list, and owners of historic structures will want to check it twice! Many who read our President Jeff Marshall’s recent article on the demolition of three Bucks County barns were left wondering what could be done to prevent other surviving structures from facing the same fate. Proper care of old buildings is [...]

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Heritage Conservancy’s Aldie Mansion comes alive this summer with a free monthly concert series

With the return of spring and warm weather comes the return of Heritage Conservancy’s popular “Concerts in the Garden” outdoor summer concert series at historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA. Now entering its fifth season, Concerts in the Garden will be held at a new time—6:00 PM to 8:00 PM—on the fourth Tuesday of every [...]

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Upcoming Events

Concerts in the Garden
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Farm to Table 2019
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Conservation Educators Training
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Monarch Tagging & Pollinator Survey
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Tour De Heritage: A Historic Bike Ride
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Past Events

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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