Saucon Valley Conservancy

Saucon Valley Conservancy Saucon Valley Conservancy, Inc., assumes responsible stewardship of the historic and natural heritage of Lower Saucon Township in Northampton County, PA.
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The mission of the Saucon Valley Conservancy is to preserve the historic and natural environment of the Saucon Valley as an educational and recreational resource for area citizens and visitors. The major stewardship of the Conservancy encompasses the Michael Heller Homestead and the Saucon Creek corridor. An all-volunteer not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation founded January 7, 1993, The Saucon Valley Conservancy, Inc. is dedicated to work in partnership with government bodies, community organizations, business groups and concerned citizens. The Heller Homestead (Michael & Margaret Heller House) located just off the popular Saucon Rail Trail, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.

Mission: The mission of the Saucon Valley Conservancy is to preserve the historic and natural environment of the Saucon Valley as an educational and recreational resource for area citizens and visitors. The major stewardship of the Conservancy encompasses the Michael Heller Homestead and the Saucon Creek corridor.

Saucon Creek Arts Festival
10/05/2019

Saucon Creek Arts Festival

Save the Date! the 6th Annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival will take place on June 6, 2020! Registration for artists opens soon!

Do you have a passion for the arts? Join the planning committee for the Saucon Creek Arts Festival. Our first meeting is...
09/19/2019

Do you have a passion for the arts? Join the planning committee for the Saucon Creek Arts Festival. Our first meeting is on Monday, Sept. 23 at Perkins in South Bethlehem at 7 pm. Join us! For more info, email [email protected]

Volunteers are welcome to the Saucon Creek Arts Festival planning committee! Join us at Perkins in South Bethlehem at 7 ...
09/13/2019

Volunteers are welcome to the Saucon Creek Arts Festival planning committee! Join us at Perkins in South Bethlehem at 7 pm on Monday, September 23rd. No experience needed! For more info, email [email protected].

Water Street Bridge is under construction...here is the current state of our parking lot! But volunteers have been worki...
09/08/2019

Water Street Bridge is under construction...here is the current state of our parking lot! But volunteers have been working on keeping the Heller House aired and the gardens in shape.

Cleaning up the 4-square garden and painting the fence! Thanks, volunteers!
09/08/2019

Cleaning up the 4-square garden and painting the fence! Thanks, volunteers!

Saucon Valley Conservancy's cover photo
08/15/2019

Saucon Valley Conservancy's cover photo

Saucon Valley Conservancy
08/15/2019

Saucon Valley Conservancy

Need a bag to bring to the beach? We have one that can help you, help others and help the environment! Purchase a $2.50 ...
08/15/2019

Need a bag to bring to the beach? We have one that can help you, help others and help the environment! Purchase a $2.50 reusable Bags 4 My Cause Bag at the GIANT store located at 216 E Fairmont Street, Coopersburg PA during the month of August. We will receive $1 donation for every bag sold!

Please buy a bag at GIANT in Coopersburg and save the environment while helping the SVC! It's a win-win!
08/05/2019

Please buy a bag at GIANT in Coopersburg and save the environment while helping the SVC! It's a win-win!

06/17/2019
The PEAK TV

The PEAK TV

Saucon Creek Arts Festival is almost here! Before you head over to Heller Homestead Park this saturday, learn a little history about why it's so unique!
#ThePEAKTV #PATV

06/02/2019

Thank you to our community, our vendors & their customers, our sponsors, our Board of Directors, visitors--especially those who donated to SVC/Heller House--and to our volunteers who made the 5th Annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival so successful and fun! (And thanks to Mother Nature for a beautiful day).

05/29/2019

The SVC is now accepting nominations for the Board of Directors. Email: [email protected]

05/26/2019

Work Party at the Heller Homestead to prepare for the Saucon Creek Arts Festival!
12:00 - 4:00 pm
Friday, 5/31
All invited!
Bring work gloves and garden tools!

When you shop Mother's Day gifts at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-2727441, AmazonSmile donates to Saucon Valley Conservancy Inc...
04/24/2019

When you shop Mother's Day gifts at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-2727441, AmazonSmile donates to Saucon Valley Conservancy Inc.

Saucon Creek Arts Festival
04/23/2019

Saucon Creek Arts Festival

Love taking photos? This workshop is for you!!

Saucon Creek Arts Festival
04/17/2019

Saucon Creek Arts Festival

Oil painter Ivy Yuan depicts Shibuya, a modern eclectic business and entertainment hub in Tokyo, and captures the vitality of the evening rush hour during the rain. Vibrant colors with texture add depth and richness to this spectacular painting. Take it home from the Saucon Creek Arts Festival on June 1st!

Thank you to Priscilla and Rett Oren for a very successful and delightful bird walk and presentation at the Heller Homes...
04/14/2019

Thank you to Priscilla and Rett Oren for a very successful and delightful bird walk and presentation at the Heller Homestead yesterday. Their expertise and volunteer time was so very much appreciated!

What an awesome looking 4-square garden! I dare you to find a weed!
04/14/2019

What an awesome looking 4-square garden! I dare you to find a weed!

04/13/2019

The birds are out for this morning's Spring Into Birding at the Heller Homestead!

Saucon Creek Arts Festival
04/09/2019

Saucon Creek Arts Festival

Svetlana Designs created this gorgeous "Floral Fan" by fusing Silver over copper, finished with a decoupage using meticulously cut origami paper. What an amazing gift this would make for a special woman in your life! Check out her booth at the Saucon Creek Arts Festival on June 1st!

Saucon Creek Arts Festival
04/07/2019

Saucon Creek Arts Festival

What a unique gift this would be for someone special in your life! Bob Ruhe created this vase from cherry burl, with natural inclusions and voids. Check out Bob Ruhe's other creations at the Saucon Creek Arts Festival on June 1st.

Just Announced! Olympus photographer Frank Smith will present a photo workshop on Saturday, May 4th featuring "Photograp...
04/06/2019

Just Announced! Olympus photographer Frank Smith will present a photo workshop on Saturday, May 4th featuring "Photographing Historic Architecture" from 9 am - 1 pm at the Heller Homestead. Just $35. After the lecture, Frank will take us to a nearby location to film historic buildings. Wear comfortable shoes, and bring your photo equipment. iPhones OK! For more info, email [email protected] or check our website, www.saucon.org.

Saucon Valley Conservancy's cover photo
03/31/2019

Saucon Valley Conservancy's cover photo

Celebrate a long awaited spring with a bird walk at the Heller Homestead Park! Welcome our feathered friends back to Sau...
03/31/2019

Celebrate a long awaited spring with a bird walk at the Heller Homestead Park! Welcome our feathered friends back to Saucon Valley on April 13th! Register at www.saucon.org

Check out these antique-like barrettes at the Saucon Creek Arts Festival on June 1 at the Heller Homestead! What a lovel...
03/24/2019

Check out these antique-like barrettes at the Saucon Creek Arts Festival on June 1 at the Heller Homestead! What a lovely gift this would make for your favorite girl!

Welcome Kisatchie Studio to the Saucon Creek Arts Festival! These barrettes are sand blasted designs on gold iridized glass. Barrettes come in many styles and different techniques are used to make them. Most are one of a kind. Pick out your favorite one on June 1st!

03/11/2019
Saucon Creek Arts Festival
02/11/2019

Saucon Creek Arts Festival

BareBeautyApothecary will return to the Saucon Creek Arts Festival on June 1st! These soaps make your skin feel so Ahh...mazing!

01/23/2019

Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 23rd

7 [email protected] Heller Homestead
New members welcomed!

Register now for this juried show!
01/12/2019

Register now for this juried show!

12/04/2018

Thanks to all who attended the Holiday Party! The houses looked beautiful (thank you, volunteers!). We met new friends and visited with old friends. Merry, merry!

Happening tonight! Prepare your holiday spirit with friends in the community, and take a tour of the Heller Homestead ho...
12/03/2018

Happening tonight! Prepare your holiday spirit with friends in the community, and take a tour of the Heller Homestead houses!

You're invited to the SVC's Annual Holiday Gathering! Monday, December 3 from 6 - 8 pm.

11/17/2018

Next Saucon Creek Arts Festival Planning Meeting Monday, December 10
7pm Heller Homestead

You're invited to the SVC's Annual Holiday Gathering! Monday, December 3 from 6 - 8 pm.
11/16/2018

You're invited to the SVC's Annual Holiday Gathering! Monday, December 3 from 6 - 8 pm.

11/12/2018

JOIN US!
Saucon Creek Arts Festival Planning Meeting
Monday, Nov. 12th
7 pm
Heller Homestead

Annual Holiday Party & Open House is coming up on December 3rd. SVC members will soon receive an invitation in the mail!...
11/08/2018

Annual Holiday Party & Open House is coming up on December 3rd. SVC members will soon receive an invitation in the mail! 🎉
Non-members, friends, and anyone interested in the Heller House Plantation--and Saucon Valley Conservancy's efforts to preserve our local history and enhance the cultural arts--is welcome to attend. More information to come... Keep checking our website www.sauconvalleyconservancy.org

Saucon Valley Conservancy's cover photo
10/28/2018

Saucon Valley Conservancy's cover photo

Address

1892 Friedensville Rd
Bethlehem, PA
18015

General information

To schedule a tour of the Michael and Margaret Heller House and Widow's House, call 610-838-1199. Tours are provided by appointment.

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