Natural Habitats

Chimney Swift Tower at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve

A New Home for Our Feathered Friends

December 14, 2015

Printed in the December 13 edition of the Durham Herald-Sun Just 11 miles west of downtown Durham, a new oasis is being created for local wildlife and community members who enjoy hiking, biking, and getting outside. Brumley Forest Nature Preserve, a 600-acre sanctuary from urban life owned by Triangle Land Conservancy, will be opened to […]

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Laura Stroud

Getting to Know You: Laura Stroud

November 18, 2015

Laura Stroud joined TLC in July of 2015 as the Conservation and Stewardship Associate. Originally from Jacksonville, NC, Laura earned her Bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She first came to TLC in the summer of 2011 as a Stewardship Intern, working to map and remove invasive species […]

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You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: The Seven Wonders of Wake County

October 29, 2015

Triangle Land Conservancy’s Temple Flat Rock Preserve was recently named one of WakeWonder’s Seven Wonders of Wake County by the WakeNature Partnership. On Saturday, November 7, join Leigh Ann Hammerbacher, TLC’s Associate Director of Conservation and Stewardship, for a special tour of Temple Flat Rock Preserve. The tour of will begin at 10am, followed by an […]

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Tales from the Field: The Fall Phenomenon

October 22, 2015

Fall leaf at White Pines Nature Preserve, photo by Sonke Johnsen Every year a natural phenomenon occurs across the country. This phenomenon brings great beauty throughout the landscape and clogs the roads of Hendersonville and other mountain towns every year as thousands travel to witness it. When the leaves begin to turn colors in the […]

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What Did We Find?

October 19, 2015

Thank you to all the participants, experts, and volunteers who joined us at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve in Orange County for the BioBlitz on Saturday, October 17. We had over 100 people participate in the event, and as of today, we have documented over 170 species at Brumley. Way to go everyone! From the first […]

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Butterfly

Follow Along with the BioBlitz

October 16, 2015

Here’s what we’ve found at Brumley Forest. For more photos and fun, find TLC on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and NatureServe on Facebook and Twitter. Click here for the BioBlitz schedule and click here for directions to Brumley Forest. The BioBlitz ends at 4pm! View more observations near Brumley Forest Nature Preserve on iNaturalist.org » […]

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See the Monarch Migration This Saturday

October 8, 2015

By Laura Smith It all started a few years ago when volunteers for Friends of Sandy Creek Park planted a bunch of milkweed and other pollinator plants. Milkweed is the only source of food for Monarch butterflies. As payment for all their hard work, last year dozens of Monarchs showed up on their remarkable fall […]

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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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A Visit to Reid Garden

August 11, 2015

In August 1992, Margaret Baker Reid donated a conservation easement to Triangle Land Conservancy for 1.4 acres of her property in Raleigh to become a Wildflower Garden. This beautiful and unique property is currently owned by Mr. Robert Mackintosh. Yesterday, Laura Stroud (Conservation & Stewardship Associate) and I went to the property for its annual […]

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