The Dirt Blog

In search of the Neuse River Waterdog

February 5, 2020

By Eric Teitsworth, a master’s student in the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology program at NC State University Beneath the murky rivers of eastern North Carolina, lurks an ancient creature that few know and even fewer have seen. Rivers and streams in the Neuse and Tar watersheds are the only place on earth that you […]

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4 “petiquette” rules at TLC preserves

January 29, 2020

By Shaina Waterhouse Hiking is such an excellent activity to do with your dog. It gives them an opportunity to stretch their legs and explore a new setting. We love seeing you out on our trails with your pooch in tow, but we want to encourage all of you to remember some important pet rules. […]

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Are you ready to go upstream?

January 17, 2020

Whether you need water to wash your dog or to have a nice refreshing drink, the one thing we all know is that our water needs to be clean. Clean water is a vital part of our everyday lives and through the Upstream Matters campaign, we can raise awareness of Raleigh’s water sources so we […]

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Triangle Land Conservancy joins forces with 19 other land trusts

January 10, 2020

Triangle Land Conservancy is one of 20 land trusts to join the North Carolina Land Trust Federation, which will serve as a collective voice for the protection of our state’s natural resources. Together, North Carolina’s land trusts have conserved hundreds of thousands of acres, many of which are now state and local parks that the […]

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TLC members elect 6 first-term board members

December 14, 2019

The votes are in, and all six first-term board members have been elected! Congratulations to Johnny Burleson, Marlena Byrne, Bert Fisher, Jay McLeod, Will Morgan, and Clarenda Stanley! TLC is lucky to have such a hardworking, dedicated, and intelligent Board of Directors guiding our work! Read the bios of our six new members below, and […]

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Giving Tuesday Success — Thank you!

December 4, 2019

Y’all are incredible — thank you to everyone who donated to TLC this #GivingTuesday! We are thrilled to have met and then exceeded both of our challenge matches: $10,000 from the Bates Foundation and $10,000 from Wind Point Foundation. Our supporters really brought it home for us by meeting our final challenge — $25,000 for […]

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Father and daughters share love for Brumley

December 2, 2019

Gary Decker is a “mountain biker down to his soul.” He has been riding MTBs (mountain bikes) for about 30 years and BMX before that. He loves nature, the outdoors lifestyle, and anything that gets the adrenaline pumping. He has three daughters who all love the outdoors and who all ride MTBs.  Gary and two […]

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Tips for year-end giving

November 19, 2019

For tax savings in 2019, 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. TLC’s Tax Identification Number: 58-1514406 Gifts given online can be complete on December 31. Giving stock or securities that […]

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