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TLC welcomes 3 new staff members

January 12, 2021

We are delighted to welcome 3 new talented team members to our group of dedicated conservationists! Please join us in welcoming Diquan Edmonds, Brenna Thompson, and Jordan Iddings. TLC is lucky to have such a hardworking, dedicated, and skilled staff.  You can read the bios of our new staff and learn about and connect with […]

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574 acres protected since July

January 12, 2021

Between July and December 2020, TLC’s Conservation team has worked diligently to protect an additional 574 acres of land! In December alone, our team protected 399 acres through Conservation Easements, which are agreements that place legal restrictions on the property to permanently protect the natural resources and limit future development.  TLC staff monitors these eased […]

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Why does TLC close trails when wet?

January 7, 2021

Since 2017, TLC has been pleased to offer trails to the public for mountain biking as well as hiking at the George and Julia Brumley Family Nature Preserve and more recently in September 2020 with the opening of the Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve. The close proximity to the city centers has made it especially […]

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Tips for year-end giving

November 16, 2020

2020 has been a year unlike any other and while you might be familiar with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security (CARES) Act passed in response to the COVID-19 crisis, which is best known for its PPP loans and other measures of cash relief, there are other provisions that increase the tax-deductibility of donations […]

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Pollinator Habitat

TLC’s Williamson Preserve now open

September 22, 2020

Triangle Land Conservancy’s new nature preserve now open in Wake and Johnston counties  Triangle Land Conservancy’s 405-acre Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve offers 9 miles of walking and biking trails that connect to the Neuse River Greenway.  TLC purchased the land in 2013 from the daughters of Bailey and Sarah Williamson, who wanted the land conserved and donated […]

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Conservation Conversations: Adventures on the MST

May 7, 2020

Adventures await on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, a 1,175-mile trail that stretches from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks! Friends of the MST Outreach Manager Betsy Brown shares resources on how to make the most out of your trip. TLC Director of Advancement and her family have been section-hiking the trail, and they share […]

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10 reasons to love green spaces in the Triangle

February 14, 2020

By Shaina Waterhouse Show some love to your local Triangle Land Conservancy nature preserve this Valentine’s Day by getting outside and exploring one of our trails! Our green spaces have a lot to offer from hiking and biking trails to picturesque scenery perfect for any artist searching for inspiration. The opportunity to explore beautiful natural […]

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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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