The Dirt Blog

TLC Partners Collaborate to brew the Ambler Honey Pecan Brown Ale

November 19, 2021

Our friends at Fullsteam Brewery just released a new brew with proceeds benefitting TLC! Ambler is a delicious brown ale, made with roasted pecans and honey. Fullsteam worked with local companies Murphy’s Naturals, Leaf & Limb, Happy Dirt, and Bee Downtown to source the pecans and honey that give this beer its delectable flavor. “Together, we brewed an approachable honey pecan brown ale […]

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Species Spotlight – Eastern Redcedar

November 12, 2021

By Brenna Thompson, Land Protection Manager East Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) The beginning of winter is a time of austerity in Piedmont forests, and when all the showy leaves and flowers have faded and fallen we are left with more subtle features to enjoy. This is the time when the eastern redcedar really shines. Eastern […]

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Brumley East Expansion Fundraiser

November 11, 2021

WOW WOW WOW Friends of Brumley! Y’all are FANTASTIC and really rose to the occasion to help expand Brumley Nature Preserve! Combined with the Concannon Family’s matching contribution, we have raised $89,000 towards our $100,000 goal! In 2019, TLC conserved the 60-acre Brumley East expansion to fully protect a tributary of Stony Creek, providing additional connectivity […]

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Why we all need a will. Today.

November 11, 2021

We don’t realize how incredibly important having an updated will is, until it’s too late. On June 1, my mom called to say she couldn’t breathe well and was heading to the ER. The next day she pulled me aside and said do you remember the red folder? It’s in the white cabinet. Of course, I […]

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We have a new trails alert system!

November 11, 2021

At TLC we work hard to maintain our trails and nature preserve infrastructure, along with the safety of our visitors – that means sometimes closing certain high-use trails due to inclement weather or other emergencies.  We appreciate everyone’s understanding and strive to provide clear and timely updates so you can plan your trip accordingly!  HOW TO USE THE […]

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Tips for year-end giving

November 10, 2021

Tips for Year-End Giving For tax savings in 2021, you need to make your gift by December 31, which this year falls on a Friday. Checks sent by mail need to have a December 31 postmark. Our address: Triangle Land Conservancy, 514 S. Duke Street, Durham, NC 27701. TLC’s Tax Identification Number: 58-1514406 Gifts given […]

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Thank You Park and Trail Staff!

July 1, 2021

Thank you to all the park and trail staff and volunteers that have helped keep our parks, trails, preserves and publicly protected lands safe, clean and open for people to enjoy this year. With the outdoors offering a safe way to connect with our family and friends, it’s no wonder that a record 19.8 million […]

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StoryWalks for the Great Backyard Bird Count

February 8, 2021

Looking for a fun, family-friendly, educational activity to get active and outside? We have got you covered! Through the end of March 2021, TLC is offering a StoryWalkTM at our Horton Grove and Bailey & Sarah Williamson Nature Preserves. The StoryWalkTM Program was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT as a fun and innovative […]

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TLC Seeks Land Trust Alliance Reaccreditation

February 5, 2021

Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent […]

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TLC parts ways with EarthShare NC

February 2, 2021

After more than 20 years, Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) has decided to part ways with EarthShare NC, a nonprofit helping North Carolinians support the environmental groups they value through workplace giving.  TLC has been extremely grateful for our partnership with EarthShare, who has helped us to connect with and steward many workplace donors and nonprofits with similar missions. However, as TLC continues to grow, it has become […]

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