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Encouraging the Next Generation of Conservationists

June 6, 2022

While TLC has many nature education programs for children, Diquan Edmonds, the Education and Outreach Manager, saw a need nature education focused on teens. He envisioned a fellowship program that not only  would encourage an interest in the environment, but also give them mentorship and a hands on opportunity to explore the career opportunities in […]

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Cape Fear Conservation Corridor Grows

Cape Fear Conservation Corridor Grows!

May 17, 2022

Triangle Land Conservancy recently closed on the purchase of 665 acres of waterfront property on the Cape Fear River in Lee County, permanently protecting this vital piece of land. The Cape Fear Bottomland is a crucial piece of previously unprotected land in an undeveloped corridor of the Cape Fear River, where the Wildlife Resources Commission manages […]

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Introducing the PINES Fellowship Program

April 22, 2022

  TLC is thrilled to welcome five students from Knightdale High School (KHS) into our inaugural cohort of the Pathways into Natural Environments and Science (PINES) Fellowship program. Please join us in welcoming Daniel Ivan Vargas, Zoe Grandy-Richardson, Raphael Mukondiwa, Hanna Camptella, and Quinten Jones into the TLC community! This year’s cohort of PINES Fellows […]

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Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense)

Species Spotlight: Chinese Privet

February 9, 2022

By Madeline Joslin, Williamson Preserve Community Engagement Associate AmeriCorps member Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense) Ligustrum sinese, known commonly as Chinese privet, is of the genus Ligustrum which contains 50 species native to Europe, North Africa, and Asia. European privet and Japanese privet are also invasive, but not as abundant or aggressive in the piedmont of […]

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Species Spotlight: Local Amphibians

January 13, 2022

By Hannah Royal, Stewardship Associate Local amphibians In North Carolina, we are fortunate to have nearly 30 species of frogs and toads and more than 60 species of salamanders. The state’s rich habitat diversity, spanning coast to mountains, supports a wide assortment of wildlife. Here in the Durham – Chapel Hill area, rainy summer nights […]

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Species Spotlight: Nandina domestica

December 13, 2021

By Madeline Joslin, Williamson Preserve Community Engagement Associate AmeriCorps Nandina domestica You may have noticed one species starting to take center stage in the landscape as autumn slips into winter. Its berries resemble that of a native holly, but its foliage is distinct: fading from a pale green to a fiery red, it provides winter […]

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Brumley East Expansion Fundraiser

November 11, 2021

WOW WOW WOW Friends of Brumley! Y’all are FANTASTIC and really rose to the occasion to help expand Brumley Nature Preserve! Combined with the Concannon Family’s matching contribution, we have raised $89,000 towards our $100,000 goal! In 2019, TLC conserved the 60-acre Brumley East expansion to fully protect a tributary of Stony Creek, providing additional connectivity […]

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Why we all need a will. Today.

November 11, 2021

We don’t realize how incredibly important having an updated will is, until it’s too late. On June 1, my mom called to say she couldn’t breathe well and was heading to the ER. The next day she pulled me aside and said do you remember the red folder? It’s in the white cabinet. Of course, I […]

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We have a new trails alert system!

November 11, 2021

At TLC we work hard to maintain our trails and nature preserve infrastructure, along with the safety of our visitors – that means sometimes closing certain high-use trails due to inclement weather or other emergencies.  We appreciate everyone’s understanding and strive to provide clear and timely updates so you can plan your trip accordingly!  HOW TO USE THE […]

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Leaving a Conservation Legacy

August 8, 2021

This summer our community sadly lost two long-term conservation advocates who devoted most of their lives to protecting the incredible natural resources of Wake and Johnston Counties and helped establish two TLC nature preserves. Betty Brandt Williamson (May 1, 1959 – July 31, 2021) was instrumental in the permanent protection of the Bailey and Sarah […]

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