People and Nature

Spring is Near!

March 17, 2016

Are you ready to celebrate spring? Join TLC for a full day of exciting activities on March 26th in Chatham County to celebrate the first week of spring! The first event is a hike of White Pines Nature Preserve, TLC’s first preserve located in Chatham County. The hike will begin at 1pm and will last about […]

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Five Reasons for Getting Outside

February 16, 2016

Originally published in the February 13th issue of the Durham Herald-Sun. On Wednesday, March 9, the public is invited to explore the wild right in their backyards with Triangle Land Conservancy’s second annual Wild Ideas for Getting Outside. This free event runs from 5:30-8pm at The Frontier (800 Park Offices Drive, Durham) and features local […]

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Green Burials

A Conversation about Green Burials with Sara Williams

February 13, 2016

A few days ago, I had the opportunity to speak with Sara Williams, an advocate for green burials. I was a bit nervous to talk with her because death isn’t something we talk about. It’s one of the very few guaranteed aspects of life, yet the subject is too often avoided. Sara’s goal is to […]

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Root For Your Favorite Valentine with TLC

February 10, 2016

Wood you be mine? Saying how you really feel can be tough. Whether you need a message for your significant otter or your butter half, Triangle Land Conservancy has a Valentine’s Day card for you! We’re so fawned of you and hope you’ll owl ways be a friend. Don’t conserve your love this Valentine’s Day, […]

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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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Success: MLK Day of Service 2016

January 22, 2016

What started off as a chilly morning quickly morphed into a beautiful day for Monday’s MLK Day of Service. Over 46 volunteers of all ages joined TLC staff at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve to continue preparations for its public debut this fall. Forty-six volunteers of all ages joined TLC staff at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve […]

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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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Conservation Corps at Brumley Forest October 2015

Thanks to Our Conservation Corps Volunteers for a Wonderful 2015

January 15, 2016

As many non-profits do, TLC could not function without the help and generosity of wonderful volunteers. I’ve had the privilege of working with people from many different companies, school groups from college and high schools, scout groups and many others. Today, however, I’d like to specifically thank our Conservation Corps group for a wonderful 2015 […]

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Conservation Corps Breaks Ground at Brumley Forest
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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