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Hidden Gem in the Eastern Piedmont

April 14, 2018

By Jack Blackmer A Freak of Nature” Tucked away in the northeastern part of Johnston County along the border with Nash County is The Triangle Land Conservancy’s smallest nature preserve.  It is a hidden gem that is more reminiscent of the geology and natural habitats of the Appalachian Mountains.  This quiet little place is host […]

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5% Community Giving Program April 19th!

April 10, 2018

Join us at any Triangle area Whole Foods Market store on April 19th when 5% of net sales will be donated to Triangle Land Conservancy. This is a great opportunity to create a healthier and more vibrant Triangle region with a simple trip to the grocery store. Additionally, TLC board members, staff, and volunteers will […]

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The Year of the Volunteer

March 2, 2018

In 1983, a group of dedicated volunteers decided to donate their time to the cause of conserving land for tomorrow in the rapidly growing Triangle. Today, their initial investment has grown into 35 years of high quality conservation work, over 18,000 acres of permanently protected land, and 7 public nature preserves with over 30 miles […]

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Wild Ideas for Clean Creeks

February 28, 2018

  Triangle Land Conservancy will host Wild Ideas for Clean Creeks on March 20, 2018 at ReCity in downtown Durham starting at 5:30pm. Community members are invited to come meet your creek and celebrate 10 years of watershed protection and collaboration while enjoying free local food and Durty Bull Brewing Company beer. Register online at […]

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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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