We work with landowners to protect wildlife habitat to give native plants, animals, and the local ecosystem a place to thrive. A vibrant and diverse local wildlife population is critical to the health of our region.
Our White Pines Nature Preserve is a globally rare location of isolated White Pine trees and buffers the Deep River, a haven for the endangered Cape Fear Shiner.
By restoring native piedmont prairies at Temple Flat Rock and Horton Grove Nature Preserve, TLC recreates habitat for displaced native plants and animals and increases biodiversity.
TLC and our volunteer team, Conservation Corps, work to eradicate invasive species like privet or the pine bark beetle while encouraging a vibrant wildlife habitat through native plantings.
"I just really love the outdoors. For me, it’s the belief in something bigger than myself and also having the ability to leave a legacy, because this is all we’ve got."