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TLC’s Williamson Preserve now open

September 22, 2020

Triangle Land Conservancy’s new nature preserve now open in Wake and Johnston counties  Triangle Land Conservancy’s 405-acre Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve offers 9 miles of walking and biking trails that connect to the Neuse River Greenway.  TLC purchased the land in 2013 from the daughters of Bailey and Sarah Williamson, who wanted the land conserved and donated […]

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What’s New at TLC — Fall 2020 Update

September 20, 2020

TLC welcomes two new AmeriCorps members This month, our new CTNC AmeriCorps members Kayla Ebert and Elena Peterman start their terms! Kayla will be working on environmental education and outreach as our Community Outreach and Engagement Associate, while Elena will be focused on engagement at Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve. In June, we bid farewell […]

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Fall 2020 Conservation Highlights

September 20, 2020

TLC increases focus in Lee County Thanks to a generous donation from Tommy F. Bridges, TLC has been able to increase our conservation efforts in Lee County. Land Protection Manager Margaret Sands has taken the lead on working with Lee County landowners to conserve their land. While nothing has been finalized yet, there are some […]

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Conservation Conversations: Meet Your Watershed

June 25, 2020

What does land conservation have to do with providing clean water? Where does your water come from when it’s not raining? And how can you cool off in ponds, lakes, and rivers in the Triangle this summer? Joining TLC’s Senior Associate Director of Conservation Leigh Ann Hammerbacher are Matthew Starr, the Upper Neuse Riverkeeper with […]

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In search of the Neuse River Waterdog

February 5, 2020

By Eric Teitsworth, a master’s student in the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology program at NC State University Beneath the murky rivers of eastern North Carolina, lurks an ancient creature that few know and even fewer have seen. Rivers and streams in the Neuse and Tar watersheds are the only place on earth that you […]

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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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Brumley Bridge is complete!

September 16, 2019

(All) the trails at Brumley North are once again open to the public! TLC is thrilled that the new bridge across Stony Creek at Brumley North is complete, and thanks to your generous support, we’ve raised almost half the funds needed for the unexpected $30,000 repair. Now that Brumley North trails are open just in […]

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New Faces, New Spaces

September 12, 2019

Our excitement is growing as work kicks into high gear at the Sarah and Bailey Williamson Preserve at Walnut Hill for the Grand Opening on April 25, 2020! We have welcomed the first farmers to the property through our partnerships with Wake County’s NextGen Farming Program and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and […]

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White Oak Greenway Acquisition

September 12, 2019

By Jack Blackmer Thanks to a donation from a generous family who loved their family’s land, there is a shady oasis in the midst of one of the most rapidly developing areas in Wake County that is now owned and protected forever by TLC! Totaling 24 acres of rich bottomland hardwood forest and wetlands teeming […]

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Protecting Land for Clean Drinking Water

September 12, 2019

By Ron Gallagher The highly successful and innovative Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative, already well into its teenage years, is about to get a sibling. This fall, TLC and multiple partners unveil the Jordan Lake Watershed Conservation Strategy that will be a component of a new water-protection effort called the Jordan Lake One-Water initiative (JLOW). […]

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