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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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Wild Ideas for Walnut Hill: Thanks to our Sponsors!

November 6, 2017

TLC’s Wild Ideas events are always our most anticipated community gatherings. At Wild Ideas for Walnut Hill we’ll hear from experts about the property’s past, and start the conversation for what is in its future. Food will be provided by our friends at Irregardless Café. Special thanks to Triangle Community Foundation for making this event […]

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Wild Ideas Comes to Downtown Raleigh

October 19, 2017

Meet Triangle Land Conservancy’s Newest Nature Preserve Durham, NC (October 19, 2017) – Wild Ideas for Walnut Hill Press Release: Triangle Land Conservancy will host Wild Ideas for Walnut Hill on November 14, 2017 at Market Hall in downtown Raleigh starting at 5:30pm. Community members are invited to learn about TLC’s forthcoming preserve, the Sarah […]

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Meet Kaitlin O’Toole

October 13, 2017

Kaitlin O’Toole joined TLC’s Development Team in the position of Development and Administrative Associate in September, 2017. Originally from Hamburg, New York (near Buffalo), Kaitlin “loves the snow, the food, the hockey, and culture there.” She was fascinated by the marine world because of its mysteriousness and vastness. She eventually decided to pursue a degree […]

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Brumley Challenge Update

October 11, 2017

TLC just concluded the 10-day Brumley Challenge campaign and we are thrilled to have met both fundraising goals of 1. Matching $10,000–we raised $18,010 in individual donations! And 2. Welcoming 140 new members–143 new members joined! We are grateful to Wind Point Foundation and Lianna Jarecki, who offered to match up to $10,000 and Alan […]

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TLC receives $100k Grant from Recreational Trails Program

October 9, 2017

Recently, TLC received some good news involving our next nature preserve that will open to the public, Walnut Hill, a 405-acre property in Wake and Johnston Counties that is only a 15-minute drive from downtown Raleigh. The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is a federal grant program that is disbursed through the states, in this case, […]

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Teaching in the Trees

October 5, 2017

The beginning of October marked a new chapter in the history books of Walnut Hill Nature Preserve. The weather was perfect on this day; sunny and 70’s for a comfortable trip into the woods. Arriving by bus, 22 students from nearby Knightdale High School arrived on the property at noon. While not the first students […]

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National Day of Service at Walnut Hill

October 4, 2017

September 11th, a National Day of Remembrance and Service, a day to remember those who lost their lives, and a day to build strength and pride for our communities.  This was the case for a group of 30 middle school students from Franklin Academy (Wake Forest), and a handful of volunteers, organized in partnership between […]

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Brumley Challenge!

September 28, 2017

The Wind Point Foundation is delighted to support the Triangle Land Conservancy in offering this Brumley Family Nature Preserve challenge. We support TLC because of the incredible work they do every day protecting and preserving land in ways that make a real difference to the quality of life for all Triangle residents.   –Tori Reynolds, Wind […]

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