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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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Dr. Phail Wynn Jr.

July 26, 2018

The Triangle Land Conservancy family is deeply saddened to learn of the loss of our friend and former board member, Dr. Phail Wynn Jr. His wisdom, generosity, and leadership will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. When John McAdams and I met with Dr. Wynn to invite him to serve […]

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May 31, 2018

We’re excited to announce that some very generous conservation leaders have issued an inspiring challenge to celebrate TLC’s 35th anniversary. Pam and Brad Hemminger and Murphy’s Naturals will match all donations between June 1st and June 10th  up to $35,000. Additionally, if we’re able to sign up 100 new members during the same 10-day period […]

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Land Trust Day 2018

May 14, 2018

On the first Saturday in June, businesses across North Carolina show their support for conservation by donating a percentage of their sales to local land trusts. Land Trust Day is a partnership between North Carolina businesses and our state’s 23 local land trusts. On the first Saturday in June, participating businesses display information about local […]

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Whole Foods Market 5% Community Giving Day

May 14, 2018

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, all six Triangle-area locations for Whole Foods Market donated 5% of net sales to Triangle Land Conservancy. TLC Board members, staff, and volunteers had a great time that day tabling at each of the stores throughout the day and met lots of new friends (and plenty of familiar faces too!), […]

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Prescribed Fire

May 8, 2018

By Walt Tysinger The first signs of a gentle northwest wind rolls across the tawny grass as forecasted, sending downy seeds floating into the cool morning air. The Burn Boss gives the order to light he southeastern edge of a large meadow at Temple Flat Rock, a TLC preserve in Wake County. Someone clad in […]

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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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