In 2010, Heritage Conservancy received a Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2) grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for open space preservation in Durham Township, Bucks County. Funds were used to acquire conservation easements on approximately 37 acres of land along Mine Hill Road. The area is now known as the Rattlesnake and Mine Hill Wildlife Preservation Trust property.
Residents of Philadelphia now have a scenic, thriving oasis right in their own backyards. Thanks to years of hard work and investments by public and private-sector partners, Pennypack Creek is being transformed from a waterway fragmented by a series of obsolete dams to a healthy river at the center of the community. “The Pennypack Restoration […]