The Dirt Blog

Tips for year-end giving

December 11, 2018

  For tax savings in 2018, you need to make your gift by December 31. Checks sent by mail need to have a December 31 postmark. Our address: Triangle Land Conservancy, 514 S. Duke Street, Durham, NC 27701. Gifts given online can be complete on December 31. Giving stock or securities that have increased in value […]

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Why We Support TLC

December 6, 2018

By Basil Camu On the 4th of July some years ago, my wife and I took our 10-month-old son for a hike before food and family festivities. After looking online, we came across Triangle Land Conservancy’s website and chose Horton Grove Nature Preserve in Bahama, NC. We were also intrigued by the TLC’s Hiking Challenge, […]

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Wild Ideas for Tomorrow, Today

November 29, 2018

Triangle Land Conservancy will host Wild Ideas for Tomorrow, Today on December 5, 2018 at the Frontier at RTP starting at 5:30pm. Community members are invited to join us as we step into the future of Triangle population growth trends, discuss our changing climate in the Piedmont, consider who will carry the legacy of the […]

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Giving Tuesday Success

November 28, 2018

(L-R AmeriCorps Member Melissa Kennedy, Stewardship Associate Caroline Durham, & Community Engagement Associate Deja Smith) Thank you to everyone who donated to TLC this #GivingTuesday! The response has been overwhelming and we are so grateful for your support. We’re still processing gifts that came through during Giving Tuesday, but we met both of our matching […]

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Post-hurricane clean up

October 25, 2018

The two recent hurricanes that have passed over the Triangle have left their marks on TLC’s trails. Our stewardship staff have been hard at work inspecting our nature preserves, clearing away downed trees, and repairing damage done by the wind and the rain. Please let us know if you see something that needs attention on […]

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Do your part!

October 23, 2018

      Early voting began last week. One particularly important issue on Wake County ballots is the Wake County Parks, Greenways, Recreation and Open Space Bond Referendum. Wake County provides outdoor recreation and educational opportunities to help maintain the quality of life that residents enjoy. To further that mission, the county is asking voters […]

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TLC Awarded 15k grant from Bank of America Foundation

October 19, 2018

Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) has received a $15,000 grant from the Bank of America Foundation that will support TLC’s work to double the pace of conservation in our region by helping to educate more people through its popular Wild Ideas series on the importance of land conservation to provide their clean drinking water, locally grown […]

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Find your NC Moment

October 17, 2018

We all believe North Carolina’s land is worth protecting and sharing. This week we’re launching a statewide movement to help millennials discover the places they’ll love for life! Millennials care about conservation. If you’re a millennial, read on! We want to help you get outside and get to know your local land trust. If you’re […]

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Hurricane Season 2018

September 11, 2018

Brumley multi-use trails are closed until further notice. Hurricane Florence has been upgraded to a Category 4 Hurricane and is expected to impact the Triangle region beginning early Friday, September 14. This weather event is likely to create hazardous conditions on our trails and in our woods–please be especially cautious when visiting preserves after this […]

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Heading Upstairs!

August 8, 2018

If you’ve visited the historic house Triangle Land Conservancy calls home, you may have noticed the Upstairs Downstairs motif we have cultivated. Downstairs you’ll find staff who make sure the bills are paid, the stories are told, the big picture taken, and memberships are renewed (is yours up to date?). Downstairs supports upstairs work. Upstairs, […]

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