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Triangle Land Conservancy protects additional 194 acres

January 11, 2018

(Photo of Beaverdam Lake by TLC) Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) closed on three projects in the last weeks of 2017 that protect an additional 194 acres in the Triangle region. The Beaverdam Lake project (Wake County), WindSong Farm project (Wake County), and Portofino Uplands project (Johnston County) were each protected by conservation easements. At just […]

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TLC Partners with UCAN to Activate Northern Durham Farmstead

January 2, 2018

(Delphine Sellars and Sandy Sweitzer signing User License Agreement on Nov. 16 2017. Photo by Mavis Gragg) Urban Community AgriNomics (UCAN) and Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) entered into a User License Agreement on November 16, 2017 to activate an old farmstead on TLC’s Snow Hill IV conservation property in northern Durham County. UCAN is creating […]

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Tips for year-end giving

December 22, 2017

  For tax savings in 2017, you need to make your gift by December 31, which this year falls on a Sunday.  Checks sent by mail need to have a December 30 postmark. Our address: Triangle Land Conservancy, 514 S. Duke Street, Durham, NC 27701. Gifts given online can be complete on December 31. Giving stock […]

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Fullsteam’s Farm’s Edge: Brumley Forest Baltic Porter back on tap

December 20, 2017

Our friends at Fullsteam have brewed another batch of their popular Brumley Forest Baltic Porter. It’s available on tap and in bottles in their taproom in downtown Durham and also available in bottles at select retailers in the Triangle. $1 from every bottle sold will benefit Triangle Land Conservancy directly. Fullsteam describes the beer as […]

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The Final Countdown

December 14, 2017

1: Longleaf pine at Flower Hill Nature Preserve In April of 2014 I met Walt out at Temple Flat Rock in eastern Wake County on my first day as Stewardship Technician at TLC. Shortly after we arrived, a few vans carrying students from Raleigh Charter High School came rolling in to learn about the unique […]

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‘Women in Nature’ Loves Triangle Land Conservancy

December 14, 2017

Guest post by the Center for Human-Earth Restoration “Within every woman there lives a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. She is the Wild Woman, who represents the instinctual nature of women. But she is an endangered species..” –Clarissa Estés, author of Women Who Run with the Wolves Since the […]

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Wild Ideas for Walnut Hill: Thanks to our Sponsors

November 9, 2017

On November 14th at Wild Ideas for Walnut Hill we’ll come together to talk about TLC’s next public nature preserve in Wake County: The Sarah and Bailey Williamson Preserve at Walnut Hill. Beer will be provided by Brewery Bhavana. Special thanks to Bank of America for making this event free to the public. (Photo by […]

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Wild Ideas for Walnut Hill: Thanks to our Sponsors!

November 7, 2017

As we make plans for the Sarah and Bailey Williamson Preserve at Walnut Hill, we invite you to join us at Wild Ideas for Walnut Hill on November 14 at Market Hall in Raleigh. We’ll enjoy local food, drinks, and good company as we learn about the history of the property and set our sights […]

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