Natural Habitats

Tales from the Field-The Bluebird Capitol of the World

May 5, 2016

Every 5 years, the National Fish and Wildlife Service releases an extensive study on birding in the United States. The first time I ever saw this document, I couldn’t believe the widespread impacts on the economy this hobby had throughout the United States. To highlight a few of the staggering numbers, their last study was […]

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TLC Welcomes Barbara Goldentyer!

April 7, 2016

In February this year, Barbara Goldentyer joined TLC as an Americorps GEOS service member to develop environmental education programs and to form new partnerships between TLC and nearby underserved communities. Barbara is originally from Cary, North Carolina and earned her bachelor’s degree from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. Last year, she completed her master’s […]

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Springtime – The Time to Go Native!

March 23, 2016

It’s beginning to be that time of year again where the parking lots overflow at the garden centers and seemingly everyone is out working in their lawns and flower beds to prepare them for a new season. I thoroughly enjoy this time of year and enjoy the work that comes along with it. For some […]

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March-ing into Spring!

March 2, 2016

I really enjoy the month of March. It’s a great transition from the cold of winter to the warm sunny days of spring. March is not only one of my favorite nouns, but it’s also an excellent verb. Here are some of my favorite uses of march: marching bands, March Madness (or March Sadness if […]

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Controlled Burn at TLC’s Temple Flat Rock

February 29, 2016

TLC will conduct a controlled burn at its Temple Flat Rock Preserve off Watkins Road  four miles northeast of Knightdale today, February 29, 2016, starting around 11am and lasting throughout the afternoon. The burn will cover approximately 17 acres and some smoke may be present in areas near the preserve. Triangle Land Conservancy staff and […]

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Disappearing Frogs Project

January 29, 2016

Across the globe, population growth and expansion have caused wildlife habitat and the number of species to greatly decrease. Habitat destruction, alteration, fragmentation, pollution, and disease have caused nearly 500 species of vertebrates to become extinct since 1900 – an extinction rate that is 100 times higher than normal – according to a recent study […]

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That Makes Sense! Kids Trail Opening

January 19, 2016

On January 30th, join us from 11am to 2pm to celebrate the new kids interpretive trail at Horton Grove Nature Preserve. There will be activities for kids, biology experts, and more thanks to the Center for Human-Earth Restoration, the New Hope Audubon Society, and the Schoolhouse of Wonder. During this event, TLC will be unveiling the […]

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TLC to Conduct Controlled Burn at Horton Grove Nature Preserve

January 12, 2016

Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) will conduct a controlled burn on 30 acres at Horton Grove Nature Preserve in Durham County on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Since 1983, the nonprofit Triangle Land Conservancy has permanently conserved over 17,500 acres of land across six counties in the Triangle region. TLC owns and manages 4,800 acres of land, […]

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Tales from the Field: Leave it to Beaver

January 2, 2016

It’s very likely that just by reading the title of this post a theme song to a very famous TV show popped into your head. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. The catchy theme music to Leave it to Beaver is now playing in a loop as I write this blog! (Fun Fact: the title ‘Leave it […]

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