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Wild Ideas for Clean Water on June 27th!

June 22, 2017

Triangle Land Conservancy will host another installment of its Wild Ideas series. Wild Ideas for Clean Water will be on June 27, 2017 at The Frontier at Research Triangle Park starting at 5:30pm. Community members are invited to learn about their watershed while enjoying free local food and beer. Register online at TLC’s Wild Ideas series […]

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Help! TLC needs a vehicle.

June 13, 2017

We need your old car! Thanks to you, TLC manages and cares for thousands of acres of land from the southwestern corner of Chatham County to the northeastern corner of Johnston County. We need a car to get to it all and ours has died! If you’ve got an all-wheel drive or 4×4 that’s road […]

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Lavender Farm Placed Under Conservation Easement

June 9, 2017

Bennett, NC (June 9, 2017) – Triangle Land Conservancy announced today that it placed a conservation easement on Bluebird Hill Farm in Chatham County. The conservation easement is recorded on the deed to the property and ensures that the land is protected from development and will remain a farm forever.  The owner graciously donated the […]

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Hike NC – Vote for Your Favorite NC Non Profit

May 31, 2017

Blue Cross NC is donating $100,000 to five nonprofits as part of its Hike NC initiative, and our partner CTNC is competing for a piece of the pie. In order for them to win, we need YOU to get involved! All you have to do is share the hashtag #VoteCT4NC and mention @BCBSNC on Twitter […]

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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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