News & Events

Heritage Conservancy Honors Business Supporters and Award Recipients at Business Members Reception

L to R: Jeff and Ada Staal Smith, recipients of the 2015 Community Business Leader of the Year Award, with our Chairman of the Board, Chris Chandor On Wednesday, April 22nd, Heritage Conservancy hosted over 100 business members (one of our largest turnouts to-date!) at its annual Business Members Reception. Held here at Aldie Mansion, the event […]

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Celebrating Arbor Day

On April 23rd, Heritage Conservancy staff members and employee volunteers from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) planted over 100 trees and shrubs on a Heritage-Conservancy-owned property located in the Cooks Creek Watershed in upper Bucks County. Thanks to the TreeVitalize Watershed Grant Program administered by the Bucks County Conservation District, we had the funding to purchase over ten […]

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Bat Count at Heritage Conservancy’s Durham Township Bat Mine Offers a Glimmer of Hope

A tri-colored bat found hibernating in the Durham cave Click to help Heritage Conservancy save our bats! Heritage Conservancy recently discovered a glimmer of hope at its bat hibernaculum in Durham Township, PA. Last month, the Pennsylvania Game Commission performed its biannual survey of the Durham bat hibernaculum, which resides on a 90-acre preserved property […]

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Heritage Conservancy Announces Concerts in the Garden Musician Lineup

Lisabeth Weber and John Beacher perform at Concerts in the Garden in June 2014 With the return of spring and warmer weather comes the return of Heritage Conservancy’s popular “Concerts in the Garden” outdoor summer concert series at historic Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA! For those who thought that three concerts weren’t enough last year, you […]

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This idyllic Bucks County home is now protected in perpetuity!

When Janet French and her late husband Richard purchased their dilapidated early-19th century stucco-covered farmhouse in 1973, they knew very well that they were getting involved in a major undertaking to restore the structure to its original glory; what they didn’t account for was the voyage of discovery and adventure that they were about to […]

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25 Acres preserved in Springfield Township

In December 2014, Heritage Conservancy went to settlement on the 25-acre Segl Farm in Springfield Township. Heritage Conservancy will co-hold a conservation easement on this property that Springfield Township and the Bucks County Agricultural Land Preservation Program successfully worked to preserve. Preservation of the Segl Farm contributes significantly to agricultural, wildlife habitat, and watershed protection […]

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Hit us with your best shot!

Photo by Dr. Brian Firth, a winner of Heritage Conservancy’s 2014 Members Photo Contest Our photo contest is going on now through April 15th! Send us your favorite photos that celebrate our region’s natural and historic heritage! Up to twelve winners will have their photos included in our 2016 Heritage Conservancy calendar and will be honored at our […]

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Heritage Conservancy Asks Community to Vote for Neshaminy Creek for Pennsylvania River of the Year

Click HERE to vote! Heritage Conservancy is thrilled to announce that the Neshaminy Creek has been nominated for Pennsylvania’s 2015 River of the Year. Each year, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources partners with the Pennsylvania Organization of Watersheds and Rivers to crown a River of the Year. The public is invited to […]

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Heritage Conservancy Announces Its Annual Christmas at Aldie Black-Tie Gala

  Heritage Conservancy is pleased to announce it will hold its Christmas at Aldie fundraiser gala this year on Sunday, December 7th, at Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA. Hosting to a sell-out crowd every year, this annual black-tie gala gets guests into the holiday spirit while rallying behind a cause that’s important to us all: preserving and protecting […]

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Heritage Conservancy Announces Alan Fetterman Fine Art Exhibition To Be Held at Aldie Mansion

Heritage Conservancy has announced that it will transform its historic Aldie Mansion headquarters for two days for a gallery of fine art that celebrates the beauty of Bucks County. Alan Fetterman, one of Bucks County’s premier plein air impressionist painters, will exhibit over twenty pieces of his artwork at the mansion, which includes a series […]

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