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Oct
1
Sat
En Plein Air Painting @ Picturesque locations around the Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Durham area.
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

AS - FALL Postcard 2016Triangle Land Conservancy is teaming up with the Arts Center in Carrboro to get you outside and in touch with your creative side! Painting in the great outdoors is one of the best ways to commune with nature, hone your observational skills and learn about yourself as an artist as you expand your creative vocabulary.

We will explore what makes an exciting composition and work extensively with mixing color. Individual expression is encouraged, and students are free to work with either acrylic or oil. The class will take place in various picturesque locations around the Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Durham area including TLC preserves!

Click here to register for this course

Emily Eve Weinstein – $162 – Saturdays, 2-5pm, Sept. 10-Oct. 15

  • This class is offered in collaboration with the Triangle Land Conservancy.
  • Transportation not provided.
  • Obtain materials list online or at The ArtsCenter front desk, prior to first class.
  • Students should call instructor prior to first class
  • All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.
  • ArtsCenter and Triangle Land Conservancy members receive 15% off of the cost of this course with the code “TLC-MEMBER”! 
Oct
8
Sat
Sandy Creek Monarch Festival @ Sandy Creek Park
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Join us as we celebrate the amazing journey of the Monarch butterfly! Sandy Creek Park is a certified way-station for Monarch butterflies as they migrate throughout North America. This unique Durham park features milkweed, nectar sources and shelter that help sustain Monarchs throughout their migration. In celebration of the Monarchs, the second annual Sandy Creek Monarch Festival will feature music, family friendly activities & food. Experts will be giving talks about Monarch biology, ecology, and conservation and pollinator friendly plants will be available for purchase. Triangle Land Conservancy will be on site with a butterfly craft for kids.

En Plein Air Painting @ Picturesque locations around the Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Durham area.
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

AS - FALL Postcard 2016Triangle Land Conservancy is teaming up with the Arts Center in Carrboro to get you outside and in touch with your creative side! Painting in the great outdoors is one of the best ways to commune with nature, hone your observational skills and learn about yourself as an artist as you expand your creative vocabulary.

We will explore what makes an exciting composition and work extensively with mixing color. Individual expression is encouraged, and students are free to work with either acrylic or oil. The class will take place in various picturesque locations around the Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Durham area including TLC preserves!

Click here to register for this course

Emily Eve Weinstein – $162 – Saturdays, 2-5pm, Sept. 10-Oct. 15

  • This class is offered in collaboration with the Triangle Land Conservancy.
  • Transportation not provided.
  • Obtain materials list online or at The ArtsCenter front desk, prior to first class.
  • Students should call instructor prior to first class
  • All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.
  • ArtsCenter and Triangle Land Conservancy members receive 15% off of the cost of this course with the code “TLC-MEMBER”! 
Get Wild! Campfire @ Horton Grove Nature Preserve
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Get Wild! CampfireJoin us for an evening walk, a campfire, and a rare chance to see the preserve after dark. As it starts to get dusky, we’ll walk a mile long loop around our That Makes Sense Children’s Trail learning about some of the many nocturnal animals that call Horton Grove Nature Preserve home. Then as the sun sets, we’ll make a campfire and toast some marshmallows for s’mores.

S’mores supplies are provided. Please bring your own flashlight if you have one and lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Bug spray is also recommended.

Oct
11
Tue
Wild Ideas for Farms and Food @ The Frontier at RTP
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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Foodies, farmers, and conservationists connect when it comes to supporting local farms and food. Hear from all of them as we dig into how conservation affects the food we eat, the land we farm, and our community’s capacity to feed the Triangle. Fast paced-presentations, expo, and free local food and drink. Come and learn how we can improve lives through conservation!

For more information on Wild Ideas for Farms and Food speakers and Expo organizations please visit the Wild Ideas homepage.

 

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Oct
15
Sat
Birding with Bo @ Carr Farm-Brumley Forest Nature Preserve
Oct 15 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am

nhas-brumley-hikeGo Birding with Bo on October 15th on the Carr Farm side of Brumley Forest Nature Preserve. This quiet spot in Orange County isn’t open to the public yet but it’s already notorious with birders for the ample opportunities for sightings. Join TLC’s Director of Conservation and Stewardship, Bo Howes, to identify local bird species and observe them in their natural habitat. The 2-3 hour bird walk is appropriate for new birders and birders of all skill levels. Bring binoculars if you have them and snacks and water if you like. Heavy rain will result in cancellation._b9g3880

En Plein Air Painting @ Picturesque locations around the Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Durham area.
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

AS - FALL Postcard 2016Triangle Land Conservancy is teaming up with the Arts Center in Carrboro to get you outside and in touch with your creative side! Painting in the great outdoors is one of the best ways to commune with nature, hone your observational skills and learn about yourself as an artist as you expand your creative vocabulary.

We will explore what makes an exciting composition and work extensively with mixing color. Individual expression is encouraged, and students are free to work with either acrylic or oil. The class will take place in various picturesque locations around the Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Durham area including TLC preserves!

Click here to register for this course

Emily Eve Weinstein – $162 – Saturdays, 2-5pm, Sept. 10-Oct. 15

  • This class is offered in collaboration with the Triangle Land Conservancy.
  • Transportation not provided.
  • Obtain materials list online or at The ArtsCenter front desk, prior to first class.
  • Students should call instructor prior to first class
  • All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.
  • ArtsCenter and Triangle Land Conservancy members receive 15% off of the cost of this course with the code “TLC-MEMBER”! 
Wild History Walk in Brumley Forest @ Brumley Forest Nature Preserve
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Take a walk on the wild side with Triangle Land Conservancy and the foraging foodies from Piedmont Picnic Project! This beginner level foraging class will cover foraging basics (including rules and etiquette) and provide a solid knowledge of a handful of practical Piedmont plants to enjoy incorporating into your table.

Photo by Sam Upchurch

The tour will take place at Brumley Forest, still closed to the public but abounding with plant diversity and a rich wild history just waiting to be explored. The walk will be followed by a picnic of foraged and hyper local wild edibles!

TLC Members receive a $5 discount for this event. Not a TLC Member? Your $30  admission price includes a year long TLC Membership, eligible for future discounts and other benefits!

Oct
16
Sun
Deep River Paddle @ Deep River Park
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Deep River Paddle @ Deep River Park | North Carolina | United States

Trip runs approximately 3.5 hours. This trip includes a canoe or kayak, guide service, and TLC representative’s historical perspective.

Paddle the Deep River with Frog Hollow Outdoors and Triangle Land Conservancy. Flowing water and a single class I rapid await on this paddle through what was one of NC’s more active mining areas. Paddle participants will be able to take the short hike to Endor Iron Furnace, a 35′ relic of the Civil War. TLC members receive $10 off per person. Register below for an email with the discount code to use when signing up with Frog Hollow Outdoors.

Oct
22
Sat
Trail Crew-Make a Difference Day @ Brumley Forest Nature Preserve
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

DSC_0125 (2)On October 22nd, volunteers from across the country will unite for Make A Difference Day, one of the largest annual single-days of service nationwide. Since 1992, volunteers and communities have come together on Make A Difference Day with a single purpose: to improve the lives of others.

Join us in improving lives through conservation by helping TLC to prepare Brumley Forest Nature Preserve for a public opening in Spring of 2017! This Brumley Forest work day will be focused on adding to a multi-use trail that will be available for hiking and mountain biking. By the time it opens, Brumley Forest will have over 12 miles of trail through some of the most beautiful land in Orange County!

Volunteers should be six years of age of older and minors must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Please register below so we have an approximate head count!

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