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TLC in the news

May 15, 2017

It’s been a busy spring for TLC. Here’s some recent coverage of our goings-on: N&O: Brumley Nature Preserve Opening Durham Herald-Sun Op-Ed: Nurturing natural space Chapel Hill Magazine: Second Nature N&O: New farmers face dwindling land, soaring prices in Triangle N&O: Clayton looking to tie into trail project

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Bridge Building 101

May 5, 2017

A 22 Foot Cedar walkbridge on the future Cedar Grove Loop at Brumley Nature Preserve One of my top favorite tasks as the Stewardship Technician here at TLC is the construction of the foot bridges and boardwalks we’ve put in over the past three years. Most are quite simple to build, while others provide an […]

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Great Outdoor Provision Company, Earth Day, & You

April 19, 2017

Our friends at Great Outdoor Provision Company are partnering with TLC as Opening Day Sponsors for Brumley Nature Preserve. To help us spread the word about this celebration they have generously contributed a selection of outdoor inspired prizes that we’re giving away via Facebook, Instagram, and on-site at Brumley this Saturday. Items range from Osprey Daylite backpacks, […]

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TLC Goes to Green Button Farm!

April 12, 2017

The sun was shining, yellow buttercups blanketed the fields, and pigs oinked happily as students from the East Durham Children’s Initiative fed them raw eggs as a treat. This idyllic setting for EDCI’s latest TLC-led educational field trip last Saturday was made possible by Ryan and Alicia of Green Button Farm, who generously agreed to […]

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Thank you opening day sponsors!

April 10, 2017

TLC is delighted that our friends from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina are joining us as opening day sponsors for the Earth Day Grand Opening of Brumley Nature Preserve. We’re really lucky to have corporate partners that are so supportive of outdoor recreation. One of the reasons we reached out to BCBSNC […]

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Wander With Us

April 6, 2017

TLC is proud to partner with Johnson Subaru of Cary as an opening day sponsor for the George and Julia Brumley Family Nature Preserve on Earth Day, April 22, 2017. Johnson Subaru has made valuable contributions to TLC’s ability to open this public nature preserve by sponsoring a Trail Crew workday on the property where […]

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TLC receives recognition from Grand Trees of Chatham

March 27, 2017

On Monday, March 21, 2017, TLC received several awards at the Chatham County Commissioners meeting from Grand Trees of Chatham. Grand Trees of Chatham is a volunteer organization with the mission to increase public understanding and appreciation of Chatham County’s valuable and irreplaceable trees through an awards program and a public education program. TLC received […]

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