Conservation Easement Seminar

Join WeConservePA for this two-day intensive seminar (October 17th and 18th) on conservation easements, held at our historic Aldie Mansion. This two-day intensive seminar will help you build connections and relationships amongst those involved in conservation easement work. The seminar is designed to both introduce newcomers and refresh experienced folks on conservation easements. Extensive use […]

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Mushroom and Salamander Hike

What do mushrooms and salamanders have in common? A love for the cool, moist conditions brought about by the onset of autumn. Join Luke Smithson, a head chef and field mycologist, and Sebastian Harris, a herpetologist and conservation easement steward, for a members-exclusive mid-morning hike through Heritage Conservancy Hart’s Woods Nature Trail. Luke and Sebastian […]

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Kayak Trip to Hendrick Island

Photo courtesy of Katie Martens, Delaware Canal State Park. Join Heritage Conservancy and the Delaware Canal State Park as we kayak from Bull’s Island to Lambertville and stop for a lunch break at Hendrick Island. This island has been noted as one of the oldest in the area, with archeological findings from the Lenape circa […]

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Bird Hike

Join Heritage Conservancy and the Michener Art Museum for an exclusive opportunity to bird-watch and hike through the diverse habitats of the 70-acre Quakertown Swamp Preserve. Enjoy bringing the artwork to life from the Sarah Kaizar: RARE AIR exhibit as you explore Bog Run, and visit shrub wetlands, meadows, and forested areas to find a variety of […]

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Supporting Environmental Literacy Across the Curriculum with the MWEE Framework

Join Heritage Conservancy, the Bucks County Intermediate Unit, and the Silver Lake Nature Center for an educator workshop. Become a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEE) Ambassador by completing the online MWEE 101 course and this in-person workshop. Learn how to use the MWEE framework to support environmental literacy across subject areas with your students. Location: […]

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CANCELED – River Days Cleanup

Join Heritage Conservancy and partners TNC and DCNR to help keep this important freshwater tidal marsh clean in honor of National Public Lands Day. Volunteers can join crews removing trash from the marsh banks and trails. The more trash we collect, the less trash will get washed into our waterways! Volunteers must pre-register below and […]

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Chimney Swifts: A Species in Decline

A chimney swift darts over a pond in Prospect Park in NYC. Photo by Ryan Mandelbaum. Introduction The US Committee of the North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI) published its State of the Birds 2022 report last fall. Among its key findings is a list of birds whose populations have fallen by half between 1970–2019, […]

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BioBlitz Results Released in New Documentary

Photo by Kara Foran. This past spring, Heritage Conservancy hosted a BioBlitz event at our Croydon Woods Nature Preserve. This 24-hour biological survey was a huge success as staff, biologists, and community scientists identified hundreds of species that utilize the preserve. To conduct the surveys, professionals and community scientists used multiple traps and visual encounter […]

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    1. Sleeping Forest Hike: Guided Walk

      March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    2. Historic Window Repair Workshop

      March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    3. Swamp Tromp

      March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
    4. Spring Garden Cleanup

      March 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    5. Spring Birding

      April 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am