Danielle Herman

Conservation Conversations: Conservation & Regenerative Agriculture

March 26, 2020

On Wednesday, March 25, we hosted our very first Conservation Conversations! Eliza Lawdley, TLC’s farm manager, and Sandy Sweitzer, executive director, talked about conservation, regenerative agriculture, and the future Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve. Thank you to everyone who joined in and made the evening a success! We’ll be hosting these every Wednesday through April. […]

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Postponed: All March events, some April events

March 12, 2020

Update (3/16/20): In light of the latest guidelines from the CDC about COVID-19 and postponing gatherings of more than 50 people for the next 8 weeks, TLC has postponed the Grand Opening of Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve, which was scheduled for April 25. We also realized that after making the difficult decision to postpone […]

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What’s New at TLC

March 11, 2020

TLC on track with more than 20,100 acres conserved In order for TLC to conserve 25,000 acres by 2025, staff are hard at work closing conservation easements, applying for grants, and seeking out new properties. We ended 2019 strong with the conservation of 120 acres in Johnston County, and as of mid-February, we’ve conserved more […]

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Longleaf pine is a ‘tree of the future’

March 11, 2020

Hundreds of years ago, from the Triangle to the coast, millions of acres of longleaf pine towered over green and golden grassland. Lightning-caused wildfires eliminated the mid-story while savanna grasses, low shrubs, and herbaceous plants thrived as habitat and nutrient sources for thousands of species under longleaf pine trees.    Healthy longleaf pine ecosystems are […]

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Farming to mitigate the effects of climate change

March 11, 2020

Update: In light of the latest guidelines from the CDC about COVID-19 and postponing gatherings of more than 50 people for the next 8 weeks, TLC has postponed the Grand Opening of Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve, which was scheduled for April 25. Information courtesy of Regenerative Design Group You might have seen the term […]

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Largest conservation project key for region’s resilience

March 11, 2020

By Ron Gallagher In October, TLC secured its largest land conservation project ever — 1,120 acres in Johnston County known as Brogden Bottomlands. This project maintains an important wetlands ecosystem that helps protect the Neuse River for downstream users and is a significant addition to the protected lands in an Audubon-identified Important Bird Area. Just […]

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Spring 2020 Confluence is here

March 11, 2020

Please note: In light of the latest guidelines from the CDC about COVID-19 and postponing gatherings of more than 50 people for the next 8 weeks, TLC has postponed the Grand Opening of Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve, which was scheduled for April 25. The Spring 2020 edition of Confluence reached members’ mailboxes earlier this […]

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10 reasons to love green spaces in the Triangle

February 14, 2020

By Shaina Waterhouse Show some love to your local Triangle Land Conservancy nature preserve this Valentine’s Day by getting outside and exploring one of our trails! Our green spaces have a lot to offer from hiking and biking trails to picturesque scenery perfect for any artist searching for inspiration. The opportunity to explore beautiful natural […]

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In search of the Neuse River Waterdog

February 5, 2020

By Eric Teitsworth, a master’s student in the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology program at NC State University Beneath the murky rivers of eastern North Carolina, lurks an ancient creature that few know and even fewer have seen. Rivers and streams in the Neuse and Tar watersheds are the only place on earth that you […]

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