Hannah Shapiro

TLC Welcomes Barbara Goldentyer!

April 7, 2016

In February this year, Barbara Goldentyer joined TLC as an Americorps GEOS service member to develop environmental education programs and to form new partnerships between TLC and nearby underserved communities. Barbara is originally from Cary, North Carolina and earned her bachelor’s degree from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. Last year, she completed her master’s […]

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Green Burials

A Conversation about Green Burials with Sara Williams

February 13, 2016

A few days ago, I had the opportunity to speak with Sara Williams, an advocate for green burials. I was a bit nervous to talk with her because death isn’t something we talk about. It’s one of the very few guaranteed aspects of life, yet the subject is too often avoided. Sara’s goal is to […]

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Disappearing Frogs Project

January 29, 2016

Across the globe, population growth and expansion have caused wildlife habitat and the number of species to greatly decrease. Habitat destruction, alteration, fragmentation, pollution, and disease have caused nearly 500 species of vertebrates to become extinct since 1900 – an extinction rate that is 100 times higher than normal – according to a recent study […]

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That Makes Sense! Kids Trail Opening

January 19, 2016

On January 30th, join us from 11am to 2pm to celebrate the new kids interpretive trail at Horton Grove Nature Preserve. There will be activities for kids, biology experts, and more thanks to the Center for Human-Earth Restoration, the New Hope Audubon Society, and the Schoolhouse of Wonder. During this event, TLC will be unveiling the […]

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First Day Hike at Horton Grove Nature Preserve

December 30, 2015

Are you ready to start 2016 off on the right foot? Join TLC with a two-hour hike of Horton Grove Nature Preserve. Bring your family, friends, and dogs (on a leash please) to explore TLC’s largest public nature preserve. TLC’s Horton Grove Nature Preserve is a 708-acre property with 8 miles of trails and was […]

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Stream Buffer

The Importance of Streamside Buffers in Conservation

December 18, 2015

Streamside buffers are an important part of stream ecosystems because they decrease pollution, control erosion, and provide wildlife habitat. Also called riparian buffers, streamside buffers are naturally occurring vegetated areas that run alongside streams and other aquatic systems such as lakes, ponds, and wetlands. In regions where land is used for agriculture and livestock, nitrogen […]

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Opt Outside 2015

Opt Outside this Black Friday with REI and TLC

November 23, 2015

On November 27th, the infamous Black Friday shopping day, REI is committing to spending the day exploring nature with their campaign #optoutside. This year, REI will be closing all 143 of their stores nationwide, paying their 12,139 employees to head outside. Lloyd and Mary Anderson founded Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) in Seattle in 1938, where they […]

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Getting to Know: Hannah Shapiro

November 6, 2015

Hello TLC friends, My name is Hannah Shapiro and I am the new communications and social media intern at Triangle Land Conservancy. You may have seen my first blog post last week about TLC’s Temple Flat Rock Preserve; I enjoyed learning about this unique formation from Leigh Ann Hammerbacher. For this post, I wanted to […]

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You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: The Seven Wonders of Wake County

October 29, 2015

Triangle Land Conservancy’s Temple Flat Rock Preserve was recently named one of WakeWonder’s Seven Wonders of Wake County by the WakeNature Partnership. On Saturday, November 7, join Leigh Ann Hammerbacher, TLC’s Associate Director of Conservation and Stewardship, for a special tour of Temple Flat Rock Preserve. The tour of will begin at 10am, followed by an […]

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