Diana Hackenburg

Act Now: Wild Ideas Matching Challenge

March 10, 2016

Inspired by last night’s Wild Ideas for Getting Outside, TLC Board Member Norris Cotton and his partner Tracy Mancini agreed to donate $500 if TLC could get 50 membership donations following the event. Today, three more board members – Mark Soticheck, Larry Tombaugh, and John McAdams – have joined the challenge, agreeing to donate $500 […]

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Controlled Burn at TLC’s Temple Flat Rock

February 29, 2016

TLC will conduct a controlled burn at its Temple Flat Rock Preserve off Watkins Road  four miles northeast of Knightdale today, February 29, 2016, starting around 11am and lasting throughout the afternoon. The burn will cover approximately 17 acres and some smoke may be present in areas near the preserve. Triangle Land Conservancy staff and […]

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TLC Stewardship Journal – Winter 2016

February 24, 2016

Welcome to the first issue of TLC’s Stewardship Journal, a twice-yearly newsletter for our landowners with conservation easements. The Stewardship Journal will be sent in winter and spring each year along with notifications of any upcoming stewardship visits. Each issue will provide landowners with basic information about easement stewardship and updates on available conservation programs, […]

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Founders’ Day 2016: Celebrating 33 Years of TLC!

February 17, 2016

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead Today, February 17th, is Triangle Land Conservancy’s Founders’ Day. “We need to get the word out about TLC,” resolved the writers of TLC’s first newsletter back in the summer of 1983, […]

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Five Reasons for Getting Outside

February 16, 2016

Originally published in the February 13th issue of the Durham Herald-Sun. On Wednesday, March 9, the public is invited to explore the wild right in their backyards with Triangle Land Conservancy’s second annual Wild Ideas for Getting Outside. This free event runs from 5:30-8pm at The Frontier (800 Park Offices Drive, Durham) and features local […]

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Root For Your Favorite Valentine with TLC

February 10, 2016

Wood you be mine? Saying how you really feel can be tough. Whether you need a message for your significant otter or your butter half, Triangle Land Conservancy has a Valentine’s Day card for you! We’re so fawned of you and hope you’ll owl ways be a friend. Don’t conserve your love this Valentine’s Day, […]

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Green Button Farm Officially Conserved with TLC!

February 9, 2016

It’s official: Green Button Farm in Durham County has been permanently conserved by a conservation easement with Triangle Land Conservancy! Green Button Farm is a 37-acre sustainable family farm in northern Durham County providing chemical-free produce, pastured chickens, pork, beef, and eggs to local households and restaurants. Owners Ryan and Alicia Butler first approached TLC […]

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Local Farms, Local Food, and Conservation in North Carolina

February 4, 2016

If you are what you eat, a community can also be shaped by what its members eat – or don’t eat. This week, TLC’s Communications Manager Diana Hackenburg explored the connections between food security, local farms, and conservation in a piece for the Philanthropy Journal, an online resource for nonprofits based out of NC State […]

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Success: MLK Day of Service 2016

January 22, 2016

What started off as a chilly morning quickly morphed into a beautiful day for Monday’s MLK Day of Service. Over 46 volunteers of all ages joined TLC staff at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve to continue preparations for its public debut this fall. Forty-six volunteers of all ages joined TLC staff at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve […]

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TLC to Conduct Controlled Burn at Horton Grove Nature Preserve

January 12, 2016

Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) will conduct a controlled burn on 30 acres at Horton Grove Nature Preserve in Durham County on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Since 1983, the nonprofit Triangle Land Conservancy has permanently conserved over 17,500 acres of land across six counties in the Triangle region. TLC owns and manages 4,800 acres of land, […]

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