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Like several communities across the region, Doylestown Township officials would like to curb its residents’ reliance on single-use plastic bags. The township supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday in favor …

On an unseasonably chilly spring day, residents nonetheless turned out at Tinicum Community Park Sunday for the second annual Tinicum Earth Day Fair, designed to build a deeper understanding of — and appreciation for — Bucks County’s natural resources.

Heritage Conservancy’s new mural at Croydon Woods Nature Preserve came to life through a collaboration between Langhorne-based artist Jean-Marc Dubus, the after-school art club at Harry S. Truman …

I appreciated the article in last week’s Bucks County Herald (“Haycock Camp witnesses fail to allay concerns over expansion plan,” March 21) concerning the Haycock Camping Ministries Inc. …

Cooks Creek Watershed group plans bash for 50th

The Cooks Creek Watershed Association will celebrate its 50th anniversary Saturday July 13. Partnering with the nonprofit organization on a big party that day are other environmental groups from …

It was an evening of two halves at last week’s Haycock Camp expansion hearing in Springtown: a strong opening by the defense was undermined by later stumbles.

Half the day is dark for a reason

Half the creatures on the planet are active at night. We are probably not aware of most of them, but that is how they have evolved over millions of years. They thrive in the darkness, and need the …

Redemption in the forest

A change in fortune had me working from home the last couple months of the year, instead of commuting to the city. It was a bit of a shock. Consequently, I had a constant ringside seat of the woods …

In an effort to save both money and electricity, Bucks County recently joined the Sustainable Energy Partnership of Southeast Pennsylvania, with an eye toward conserving energy at a lower cost.

A Bucks County nonprofit committed to protecting landscapes is partnering with Keystone Elementary School in the Bristol Township School District to teach nature-loving students about the environment …

Newtown Township Supervisors this month voted 4-1 to enact a plastics ordinance that bans certain types of single-use plastic bags in addition to Styrofoam food containers, plastic straws, disposable …

Americans have started to adopt alternative lawns, ditching the stereotypical plain patch of green for more vibrant foliage to profit themselves and their surrounding ecosystem.

The nonprofit Heritage Conservancy has preserved 55.6 acres in Richland Township that will add to — and buffer — a habitat that’s teeming with wildlife and rare plants.Marlin and Joann Corn own …

The nonprofit Heritage Conservancy has preserved 55.6 acres in Richland Township that will add to — and buffer — a habitat that’s teeming with wildlife and rare plants.Marlin and Joann Corn own …

The nonprofit Heritage Conservancy has preserved 55.6 acres in Richland Township that will add to — and buffer — a habitat that’s teeming with wildlife and rare plants.Marlin and Joann Corn own …

Like dozens of other dog owners who walk their pets there, in addition to the scores of parents who bring their children to play soccer on the sports fields at the recently expanded Holicong Park, I …

Lower Makefield Township has joined six other Bucks County municipalities that have attained Sustainable PA Community Certifications from the Pennsylvania Municipal League and Sustainable Pittsburgh …

For the past 24 years, the American Lung Association (ALA) a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing lung disease through education, advocacy, and research, has been issuing a highly …

On the evening of June 5, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission issued a “Code Orange” air quality alert for the Delaware Valley for June 6 as smoke from Canadian wildfires blanketed …

Grass, trees, and plants are a big factor that contribute to making a decision of where you want to live. When walking through the neighborhoods of Upper Southampton, you see that everyone has a tree …

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