Brumley Nature Preserve Grand Opening

Saturday, April 22nd
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
3055 New Hope Church Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

On Earth Day 2017 Triangle Land Conservancy opens its 7th nature preserve to the public! Bring your friends and family to the George and Julia Brumley Family Nature Preserve for a free day of led hikes, runs, mountain biking tutorials, guided trail rides, nature adventures, kids activities, yoga, and more to celebrate all the ways Triangle residents can use this new resource. Visit with TLC Partners and enjoy ice cream, food trucks, and local beer while testing your luck with raffles and contests for outdoor gear and experiences.

Special Thanks to Opening Day Sponsors



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This is a green event thanks to assistance from: 

Please bring a refillable water bottle and reusable utensils to further reduce the impact of this event. 

Registration is not required for this event and we encourage you to bring friends. Bike demos begin at 9am in the expo area and multi-use trails open to bikes at 1pm.

To learn more about the Brumley Family, history of the property, and TLC’s work to conserve it, please visit the preserve page.

Triangle Land Conservancy extends gratitude to the many organizations and individuals who made significant contributions towards the 2010 purchase of the property including the Zeist Foundation, NC’s Clean Water Management Trust Fund, the Warner Foundation, City of Raleigh’s Clean Water Protection Program, Orange County, Nancy and Edwin Preston, and private donors to the Pearson Stewart Land Opportunity Fund established through TLC’s Our Water, Our Land campaign.

We are also very thankful for generosity displayed by community partners and all TLC members whose contributions have made possible the work to steward the property since purchase and prepare it for public opening including Bertsch Family Foundation, Blue Heron Asset Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield NC, Preston Gardner Brown, Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation, CE Group, members of TLC’s Conservation Corps, Duke Energy Water Resources Fund, F. M. Kirby Foundation, Pam and Brad Hemminger, J. Davis Architects, Johnson Subaru of Cary, Martin Marietta, McAdams Company, Murphy’s Naturals, Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), NC State Parks Recreational Trails Program, Shelli and Brad Stanback, Triangle Off-Road Cyclists (TORC), Wells Fargo Foundation, Great Outdoor Provision Company, Wind Point Foundation, and hundreds of TLC members.


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