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Reflecting On 2021

Before transitioning to the new year, we would like to take a moment to truly thank all of our supporters. Without you, Heritage Conservancy would not be able to achieve its mission of preserving and protecting our natural and historic heritage. Each supporter directly helps the Conservancy in facilitating the protection of over 15,500 acres […]

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Staying Creative With Virtual Activities

We are excited to announce the completion of a new “At Home With Nature” video! With some schools returning to virtual learning and many cold days ahead, this is the perfect educational activity for you and your children to enjoy together. Just like humans, animals get chilly in the winter. Some birds fly the coop for warmer […]

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Thumbs Up For Another Successful Croydon Woods Cleanup

On a chilly November morning, twenty-eight volunteers joined Heritage Conservancy staff at our Croydon Woods Nature Preserve to remove trash from the woods, ball fields, and entire property. Throughout the day, they collected about 1,000 pounds of debris! A crew also assisted with Property Stewardship work, mainly cutting invasive vines down off of young trees. […]

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Over 40 Acres Preserved in Bedminster Township

Heritage Conservancy ended the year with another success! The Buehner Farm, located in Bedminster Township, is a 41.9-acre farm almost entirely comprised of Prime Farmland and Farmland of Statewide Importance. The Conservancy is a proud co-holder of the conservation easement on the property along with its partners, Bedminster Township and the Bucks County Agricultural Land […]

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Why Heritage Conservancy?: An Interview with Stephen Phillips

To continue our “Why Heritage Conservancy?” series, we would like to highlight someone whose memories of the importance of protecting our land date back to his childhood. For many years, conserving land has been a true passion for Chairman of the Board, Stephen Phillips. Stephen grew up on a small farm in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania, neighboring […]

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Why Heritage Conservancy?: An Interview with Paula Walter

Our “Why Heritage Conservancy?” series continues with an interview from Paula Walter, a dedicated volunteer and friend to our organization. Throughout 2021, we had an incredible group of volunteers! We wanted to highlight Paula to express our gratitude for donating the most volunteer hours this year, and we look forward to all that she will […]

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Why Heritage Conservancy?: An Interview with Sebastian Harris

Today is the launch of our new series, “Why Heritage Conservancy?”, where we will interview a variety of people involved with our organization in different ways. We value each and every individual who is a part of the Heritage Conservancy community, and we are excited for the opportunity to share some of their thoughts. Meet […]

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Over 14 Acres Near the Kittatinny Ridge Now Preserved

Heritage Conservancy is excited to announce its newest preservation success! Along with Moore Township, the Conservancy placed a conservation easement on the 14+ acre Nierer Farm in Northampton County. Preserving this property will ensure permanent protection of prime agricultural soils, wildlife habitat, and unobstructed scenic views of the Kittatinny Ridge. The entire farm is located […]

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Students Learn to Reduce, Reuse, and Reuse Again

Over the course of several days in November, Heritage Conservancy staff members presented at school assemblies for over 600 elementary students in the Palisades School District and nearly 1,000 elementary students in the Bristol Township School District. The assemblies revolved around the impacts of plastic litter in the environment and the things that everyone can […]

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A Solvay Work Day to Support Bat Populations

During another successful corporate volunteer work day, Solvay employees joined Heritage Conservancy staff members at Croydon Woods Nature Preserve to complete a variety of projects, including removing trash, planting 10 large maple trees around the little league baseball fields, and installing a bat box.   Located within the pollinator patch, the 15-foot-tall bat box has […]

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