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Students Visit Five Heritage Conservancy Preserves Without Leaving the Classroom

Please keep arms and legs inside the vehicle at all times, and enjoy the ride! Through virtual field trips that “flew” students to different nature preserves owned by Heritage Conservancy, students from Keystone Elementary School, Ithan Elementary School, and the Palisades School District recently learned about various ecosystems and wildlife habitats that are located right here […]

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Gene and Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund Donates $10,000 to Heritage Conservancy Through Challenge Grant

It takes a team of knowledgeable, skilled, and creative professionals to guide landowners through the preservation process and to make it to the settlement table. It takes the support of this community to enable Heritage Conservancy’s staff to be successful in that role of placing conservation easements on important natural resources. Heritage Conservancy is grateful […]

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Nearly 30 acres of land preserved in Williams Township!

Heritage Conservancy recently facilitated the placement of a conservation easement on 29.24 acres of land in Williams Township, Northampton County. Owners Walter and Ligaya Russell signed an easement to preserve their property, which consists of the headwaters to the Fry’s Run Watershed, forested riparian buffers, woodlands, fields, native grassland meadows, and an organic fruit tree orchard. “For nearly […]

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Heritage Conservancy’s President to retire after 40 years with organization, leaving a legacy of passionate advocacy for preservation and protection

After four decades with Heritage Conservancy, serving the past ten years as President, Jeffrey L. Marshall is set to retire on July 1st. He will continue to serve the land conservation and historic preservation organization on a part-time basis as a senior advisor. When one thinks of the character and essence of Bucks County and […]

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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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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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