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Bethune Family

Encouraging Curiosity in Nature: The Bethune Family

December 15, 2015

The Bethune’s kids aren’t into iPods and iPads. Instead, they are most interested in going outside. “I like for our kids to be outside,” says Rachel Bethune. Rachel, along with her husband Alec, take their two kids hiking a lot and encourage their curiosity with nature. While they try to get their daughter, Juliette, 14 […]

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Bonlee-Tick Creek Farm in Chatham County

TLC Conserves 97 Acres of Farmland in Chatham County

December 8, 2015

Contact: Diana Hackenburg Communications Manager 919-908-0056 | 419-603-0816 dhackenburg@triangleland.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CHATHAM COUNTY, NC – Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) has permanently conserved 607 acres of contiguous farmland in Chatham County with the signing of a new 97-acre conservation easement this month.   The conserved property, located about 10 miles south of Siler City, protects […]

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Controlled Burn at Horton Grove Nature Preserve

TLC to Conduct Prescribed Burn at Irvin Farm

September 2, 2015

Contact Information: Walt Tysinger, 919-428-3859 Matt Rutledge, 864-201-9632 WHO:  TRIANGLE LAND CONSERVANCY & CORPS OF FIRE PROFESSIONALS WHAT: PRESCRIBED BURN AT IRVIN FARM WHERE: J. LOGAN AND ELINOR MOORE IRVIN FARM  From Chapel Hill, take W. Main Street south. Stay straight onto Jones Ferry Road and go 4.3 miles. On the left, go past a […]

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White Pines Nature Preserve

Naturally Chatham

August 31, 2015

Art is everywhere in nature and nature is everywhere is art. Floating leaves, technicolor flowers, dreamy streams, and…. concrete sheep grazing peacefully under a towering tree? A true mix of art and nature! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and local photographer Gary Simpson has thankfully trained his eye on Chatham County. Grand […]

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Getting to Know: Summer Intern Duncan Dodson

August 18, 2015

This summer, TLC staff and volunteers have had the pleasure of getting to know Duncan Dodson. Duncan is studying environmental science at Duke University and joined TLC this summer through the Stanback Internship Program. Duncan hails from Tulsa, Oklahoma where he spent many formative years as a Boy Scout. “I basically got to experience 12 […]

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Spring Matching Challenge Surpasses Goal

July 27, 2015

Thank you so much for supporting TLC’s land conservation work. Your donations this spring helped us exceed the $26,000 matching challenge! In fact, you and more than 100 others contributed more than TWICE that amount for clean water, natural habitats, local farms and food, and connecting people with nature! All of us at TLC greatly […]

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Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Named NC Corporate Conservation Partner of the Year

June 30, 2015

Wells Fargo has been named the Corporate Conservation Partner of the Year by North Carolina’s 24 local land trusts for its commitment to environmental sustainability. Wells Fargo was nominated for the award by Triangle Land Conservancy, North Carolina Coastal Land Trust, and Sandhills Area Land Trust. The land trusts jointly presented the award to Wells […]

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