TLC nature preserves are still open! Stay 6 feet apart, take all trash with you, and avoid overcrowding the parking lots.
Update: All in-person organized events, hikes, and workdays remain postponed through May. We have also postponed the Grand Opening of Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve. More details here.
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Thirty-three years ago (our Founder’s Day is February 17, 1983) TLC officially became a recognized organization, and we’ve been hard at work conserving land ever since. For that, we deserve a trophy! Come celebrate with us at Trophy Brewing & Taproom on Maywood Avenue in Raleigh on February 19, the week of our founding! Join us for a brewery tour at 5:30pm and learn from the brew masters how the entire brewing process begins with clean water. Then, experience for yourself what beer brewed with water from a TLC protected watershed tastes like with one free tasting of Trophy beers brewed on the premises. Additional drinks available for purchase, light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.
Space is limited so reserve your free spot now!
Join Durham Parks and Recreation and Bull City Ciderworks to learn how plants are used in the creation of adult beverages. We’ll venture outdoors for a lesson in the botany behind our favorite drinks before returning to the Cidery for a tour and tasting highlighting the science behind the libations.
Additional fee for facility tours and sampling may apply.
Adults 21 years of age and older.
Pre-registration required – register now!
Cost: CR PC $5; CR NPC $6; NCR PC $10; NCR NPC $11 (CR PC: City Resident, Play More Card; CR NPC: City Resident, No Play More Card; NCR PC: Non-City Resident, Play More Card; NCR NPC: Non-City Resident, No Play More Card)
Meet representatives from Durham Parks and Recreation’s Outdoor Unit and learn more about this event at TLC’s free Wild Ideas for Getting Outside on Wednesday, March 9.
Take the first sip of spring with TLC!
Join TLC at Fair Game Beverage Company in Pittsboro on March 26 from 5-7pm to celebrate the first week of spring! This Pittsboro distillery takes the best ingredients the Piedmont has to offer and turns them into delicious fortified wines and spirits; what better way to welcome back the growing season? All registrants can take a tour of Fair Game Beverage Co. and enjoy one free tasting of spirits distilled on the premises. Tours will depart at 5:15 and 5:45. Stay for a drink at the bar or pick up a bottle to take home and 10% of your purchase that night will be donated to TLC. Light refreshments as well as non-alcoholic beverages will also be provided. So come sip for the trees on Lorax Lane!
Space is limited so please register for this event:
Did you know there are more species of salamanders in NC than in any other state? Join TLC at the Chapel Hill Library as we learn about these fascinating creatures. We’ll read salamander stories, learn tricks for finding and protecting salamanders in our own neighborhoods, and make salamander slime to take home.
This program is perfect for families with children ages 4+. Please register on the Chapel Hill Library website.
This event is now full. A few spots are still reserved for Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor pairs, who may register separately. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-908-0054 to register as a mentor pair. Otherwise please join us at future Get Wild! events.
Join TLC and Learning Outside at Irvin Nature Preserve for an evening of family fun celebrating the fall season. We’ll paint pumpkins, use the colorful fall leaves to create sun catchers, try some nature games, and end the night roasting marshmallows over the campfire.
All ages welcome. Please dress for the weather and bring a chair/blanket to sit around the campfire.
Sip into summer with TLC!
Join TLC at Fair Game Beverage Company in Pittsboro on May 20th from 4:30-7pm to take our first sips of summer! This Pittsboro distillery takes the best ingredients the Piedmont has to offer and turns them into delicious fortified wines and spirits; what better way to welcome back the growing season? Triangle Land Conservancy conserves local lands and farms that inspire Fair Game’s concoctions and provide some of their ingredients. Learn about both at this collaborative celebration of the season!
All registrants can take a free tour of Fair Game Beverage Co. to learn about how local farms and lands are the basis of their delicious creations and what TLC is working on in Chatham County. Tours will depart at 5:30 and 6:15. Come for a drink at the bar or pick up a bottle to take home and 15% of your purchase that night will be donated to TLC do a tasting and half will be donated to TLC. You’ll also have the chance to win a bottle of your choice in a raffle! Food will be available from Lorax Lane food truck Breakfast and Beyond. So come sip for the trees on Lorax Lane!
Space is limited so please register for this event:
Join TLC at Irvin Nature Preserve for a morning of family fun celebrating the fall season. We’ll learn about why leaves change color while looking for some of our own to use for seasonal crafts! This is a free event but does require pre registration. See below to register.
This program is open to families with children ages 4 and up. Remember to dress for the weather, and to wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a bit dirty.