Confluence

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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The Healing Labyrinth

June 15, 2021

If you’ve visited Brumley recently, you may have noticed an intriguing new feature— the “Healing Labyrinth.” The labyrinth, located at the intersection of Brumley North’s Stoney Creek and Cemetery Connector trails, is a space for reflection, meditation and restoration. The twisting path you see is not a maze, but rather intended for contemplative walking. It […]

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Key Line Design – Reshaping Future Farmland

May 20, 2021

At the Bailey and Sarah Williamson Farm & Nature Preserve in the Walnut Hill Historic District of eastern Wake County, you can lose yourself in the tranquil scenery, totally forgetting the state’s capital lies just 20 minutes west. This special place is more than a nature preserve and farm, though, it’s an integral piece in […]

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A season of change— and growth

May 12, 2021

As a supporter of Triangle Land Conservancy, you have likely heard of our goal to conserve 25,000 acres of land in the Triangle by 2025. It is a bold goal, and its magnitude is not limited to the size and scope of the acres protected— the public benefits of conserving land roughly equal to the […]

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Land, Water, Food—and Fun—are for Everyone

May 8, 2021

  As a TLC supporter, you know the benefits of nature and conservation. The many uses of outdoor spaces, from physical activity to growing produce, make the outdoors an essential part of our health and wellbeing. Last Fall in the Confluence and in the Fall 2017 Confluence, we outlined the history of land loss for people […]

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Growth & Gratitude

April 9, 2021

For more than a year now, our Triangle communities, like people across the world, have faced challenging times. The months since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic have been a period of challenge and change, but also of resiliency and reflection. Over the last year, many people have discovered a deeper, more profound appreciation for […]

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Beavers: Ecosystem Engineers

April 6, 2021

Weighing in anywhere between 35 and 50 pounds, beavers are North America’s largest rodent. In the 1800s, beaver fur was a valuable trade item that nearly drove the species to extinction. Thanks to restocking efforts in the early 1900s, beaver populations have fully recovered, and many landowners across the Triangle have been impacted by their […]

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A new season of growth on the farm

April 5, 2021

Along with Spring arrives abundant growth at Williamson Preserve! Visitors to the preserve will notice a flurry of activity as new farm projects break ground. As our dynamic community of farmers at the preserve grows, keep an eye out for new faces and exciting collaborations. There are also plenty of new happenings with our established […]

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Forever Farmland

April 4, 2021

Since our founding in 1983, TLC has protected more than 4,000 acres of farmland across the Triangle. Well-managed farms and associated woodlands enhance our communities by producing food and other crops, safeguarding water, and sustaining local economies. North Carolina is one of the top agricultural states in the nation, with food, fiber, and forestry forming […]

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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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