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At Monday’s New Hope Borough Council meeting, there was ample discussion regarding the proposed creation of an Environmental Advisory Council.The purpose of the EAC would be to identify …

President Joe Biden announced on May 31 his intent to appoint John F. Cordisco to be a member of the United States Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad.Cordisco began …

Upper Makefield officials have intensified efforts to protect what they say is the historic character of the Washington Crossing Bridge and buildings near the 119-year-old span.

Solebury moves to protect open space

It’s a “trust-but-verify” approach or, as the Solebury supervisor chairman explained, it’s a “belt-and-suspenders” assurance that efforts to preserve township open space won’t fall down …

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 …

The Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office (PA SHPO) recently announced its Community Initiative Awards for 2023. The four recipients and their projects showcase a variety of preservation …

The recent article announcing the plans of the Bucks County Historical Society to develop a very historical farm on the edge of Doylestown Borough (“Bucks County Historical Society’s Doylestown …

Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS), a nonprofit devoted to land preservation and stewardship in Princeton, N.J., announced its 2024 photo contest, “Perspectives on Preservation,” sponsored …

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.

At Slate Hill, the future is the focus

When Monica Hinden looks at Slate Hill, believed to be the oldest burial ground in Bucks County, she doesn’t just see the past. She’s sees the future. A future where it is a shared community space …

On Saturday, a special event with free live music will mark the 150th anniversary of Knecht’s Covered Bridge in Springfield, one of Bucks County’s 10 remaining original covered bridges.The …

Eighth graders in the Newtown Middle School Environmental Action Club in Council Rock School District are teaching Bucks County residents about recycling in unique and powerful ways.

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 …

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 …

The General Greene Inn should be preserved. The advent of the automobile age, along with the General Greene Inn’s location in Buckingham, afforded it a unique role in helping usher in wide-ranging …

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.

Durham Township’s supervisors are planning to partner with the Durham Historical Society to come up with $20,640 to repair the damaged cupola atop the iconic Durham Grist Mill. The township owns the …

Buckingham Township supervisors have authorized advertising for an amendment to its Historic Preservation Ordinance to incorporate Buckingham Village into the district.

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 …

Bedminster preserves 18 acres

Bedminster Township has approved the addition of another 17.72 acres to its preserved land, while awaiting finalizing of an agreement with owners of another 36 acres.

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