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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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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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TLC Goes to Green Button Farm!

April 12, 2017

The sun was shining, yellow buttercups blanketed the fields, and pigs oinked happily as students from the East Durham Children’s Initiative fed them raw eggs as a treat. This idyllic setting for EDCI’s latest TLC-led educational field trip last Saturday was made possible by Ryan and Alicia of Green Button Farm, who generously agreed to […]

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Happy Birthday, TLC Americorps!

March 14, 2017

Spotting a large, decaying log just off the trail during our nature walk, I stopped walking and directed the kids to gather around. I asked them why fallen trees are important in a forest, expecting to hear silence or an answer like “they’re good for firewood!” However, the kids interrupted each other in their excitement, […]

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Tales from the Field-The Bluebird Capitol of the World

May 5, 2016

Every 5 years, the National Fish and Wildlife Service releases an extensive study on birding in the United States. The first time I ever saw this document, I couldn’t believe the widespread impacts on the economy this hobby had throughout the United States. To highlight a few of the staggering numbers, their last study was […]

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TLC Welcomes Barbara Goldentyer!

April 7, 2016

In February this year, Barbara Goldentyer joined TLC as an Americorps GEOS service member to develop environmental education programs and to form new partnerships between TLC and nearby underserved communities. Barbara is originally from Cary, North Carolina and earned her bachelor’s degree from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. Last year, she completed her master’s […]

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Spring is Near!

March 17, 2016

Are you ready to celebrate spring? Join TLC for a full day of exciting activities on March 26th in Chatham County to celebrate the first week of spring! The first event is a hike of White Pines Nature Preserve, TLC’s first preserve located in Chatham County. The hike will begin at 1pm and will last about […]

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Act Now: Wild Ideas Matching Challenge

March 10, 2016

Inspired by last night’s Wild Ideas for Getting Outside, TLC Board Member Norris Cotton and his partner Tracy Mancini agreed to donate $500 if TLC could get 50 membership donations following the event. Today, three more board members – Mark Soticheck, Larry Tombaugh, and John McAdams – have joined the challenge, agreeing to donate $500 […]

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Founders’ Day 2016: Celebrating 33 Years of TLC!

February 17, 2016

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead Today, February 17th, is Triangle Land Conservancy’s Founders’ Day. “We need to get the word out about TLC,” resolved the writers of TLC’s first newsletter back in the summer of 1983, […]

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Five Reasons for Getting Outside

February 16, 2016

Originally published in the February 13th issue of the Durham Herald-Sun. On Wednesday, March 9, the public is invited to explore the wild right in their backyards with Triangle Land Conservancy’s second annual Wild Ideas for Getting Outside. This free event runs from 5:30-8pm at The Frontier (800 Park Offices Drive, Durham) and features local […]

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