Heritage Conservancy

Land Trusts

We Conserve PA Member
Accredited Group
Mission or Purpose

Heritage Conservancy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving our natural and historic heritage. Founded in 1958, it was concern for the rapid loss of open space in Bucks County which led to the formation of the Bucks County Park Foundation, known today as Heritage Conservancy.

Contact Information

85 Old Dublin Pike
Doylestown, PA, 18901
(215) 345-7020
http://www.heritageconservancy.org

Organizational Information
Type of Organization
Year Founded

1958

Number of Staff

20

PA Counties of Operation
Adopted S&P

Yes

Land Conservation Figures
Conserved Acres in PA

13,923

Conserved Acres in US

Conserved Acres in PA

1,565

Acres Owned in PA

Acres Under Easement

7,653

Acres Transferred to Public Agency†

Other Acres Protected‡

4,705

Notes

† Pertains to land that has been acquired by the land trust and than reconveyed to a local, county or state, state or federal government entity for conservation purposes.
‡ Other pertains to assistance in transactions including preparation and negotiation work and/or the reconveyance of land to another private conservation organization.