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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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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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Land protection efforts are facing cuts in Orange County, and we need your help ASAP

June 4, 2020

Orange County’s Board of Commissioners is considering amendments to the county’s Capital Investment Plan that would postpone funding for the Lands Legacy Program and Conservation Easement Program for many years. This funding is critical to protect land, and Orange County’s program has served as a model for other counties in the area. Cutting this funding will make […]

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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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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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Q&A with Aurelie Welterlin, a Brumley mountain biker

October 30, 2019

Aurelie Welterlin is a psychologist, mother, and nature enthusiast who loves to ride her bike. She grew up in North Carolina and travels the country photographing amazing hiking and biking destinations. She spoke with Triangle Land Conservancy about mountain biking at Brumley Nature Preserve. TLC is working on an expansion of the preserve. Learn more […]

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TLC saves 1,120 acres in Johnston County

October 15, 2019

JOHNSTON COUNTY (Oct. 15, 2019) — Triangle Land Conservancy helped save 1,120 acres just east of Smithfield on Tuesday with the purchase of Brogden Bottomlands, one of the largest unprotected natural heritage sites in TLC’s six-county region, with over two miles of frontage on the Neuse River along the future Mountains-to-Sea-Trail route. This property will […]

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On the ballot: Town of Cary Parks Bond

September 26, 2019

Cary citizens — you have an opportunity to broaden the possibilities for land conservation in the town. On the ballot this election, the $112 million Parks Bond supports open space preservation, new parks, improvements to existing parks, and historic properties preservation. This bond will be important for future conservation projects. When there are more funding sources […]

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