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Heritage Conservancy

Pennsylvania Land Trust Association member

Contact Information
85 Old Dublin Pike
Doylestown, PA, 18901
Phone: (215) 345-7020
Web: http://www.heritageconservancy.org
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1958
PA Counties of Operation Bucks, Centre, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Susquehanna, York
Adopted S&P yes

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.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 13,298
Acres Owned 1,447
Acres Under Easement 7,146
Acres Transferred to Public Agency†
Other Acres Protected‡ 4,705

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2015.


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.