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Chill Friday & Profits for Public Lands @ Great Outdoor Provision Co. stores in Raleigh and Chapel Hill
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Great Outdoor Provision Co. is donating 50% of profits on Friday, Nov. 29 to Triangle Land Conservancy! Shop their stores in Raleigh or Chapel Hill to support our work to connect more people to nature and protect public lands. You’ll be making progress on your holiday shopping while helping us make progress on our conservation goals!

Participating stores are:

Cameron Village
2017 Cameron St.
Raleigh, NC 27605

Eastgate Crossing
1800 East Franklin St
Chapel Hill NC, 27514

Shop between 9 AM and 12 PM on Nov. 29 for your purchase to support Triangle Land Conservancy! 

#OptOutside Nature Walk @ Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

#OptOutside on Black Friday with REI and TLC on Friday, November 29th from 1-3pm at the Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve! Skip the long lines and walk off your Thanksgiving dinner on our beautiful preserve set to open to the public on April 25, 2020. Hot cocoa and cider will be served while supplies last.

Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear. This is a free, family-friendly program and pre-registration is required. The address for the nature preserve will be provided via confirmation email.

Join us for the 5th year of the #OptOutside movement!
JLOW Presentation at Abundance NC Pecha Kucha Night @ Pittsboro Roadhouse
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Head to Pittsboro Roadhouse on December 3rd to hear  TLC’s Conversation Manager, Margaret Sands, speak about the Jordan Lake One Water initiative during Abundance NC’s Pecha Kucha night.

Through the initiative, TLC and partners developed the Jordan Lake Watershed Conservation Strategy, which provides a framework for protecting drinking water through land conservation. This fast-paced presentation will take you through the strategy, and it’s just one of several you’ll hear that night! Come learn about community initiatives that are making the world a better place.

Pecha Kucha is a quarterly storytelling event hosted by Abundance NC.

More information is available here.

First Saturday Walk @ Horton Grove Nature Preserve
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Start your December off with a guided hike at beautiful Horton Grove Nature Preserve. As you wander through the grasslands and forest, our TLC volunteer will teach you about winter birds in folklore. Families and pets (on leashes) are welcome. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear.

This is a free event but pre-registration is required.


*Rescheduled* Get Wild! Nature at Night @ Brumley Nature Preserve - South
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

*Rescheduled from November 16th to December 7th due to inclement weather.* 

Join TLC as we learn about the animals that wake up when we go to sleep. We’ll discover how they use their senses to navigate the night, and we’ll practice a few of their calls. We’ll finish off the night with a fire and s’mores.

This program is open to families with children ages 4 and up. Remember to dress for the weather, and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a bit dirty.

Power Hike @ Johnston Mill Nature Preserve
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Find a new way to connect with nature with a power hike at Johnston Mill Nature Preserve. TLC volunteer, Jon Ward, will take you on an aerobic journey through the quiet morning forest. This is a great event for those looking to get some serious exercise. Leashed dogs are welcome to join.

The hike will be approximately 3 miles long with a goal pace of 15 minutes per mile.

This is a free event, but pre-registration is required.




Winter in the Woods: Stars and S’mores – Members Only @ Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Triangle Land Conservancy invites our members to the Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve to celebrate all of you and all the amazing things you’ve done for us! On Saturday, December 14th, we will gather at our future preserve for hot chocolate, s’mores, and a viewing of the full moon. Come get ready for winter with us!






This event is for TLC members only. Not yet a TLC member? Join today for just $35 or more, and embrace all that TLC has to offer!

Photos courtesy of Ana Caicedo Macia

Full Moon Hike @ Horton Grove Nature Preserve
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

See the forest come alive at night at Horton Grove Nature Preserve. We’ll explore topics such as nocturnal animals and discover that the moon affects more than just tides. Please bring a flashlight or headlamp. We will have some spares available.

This is a free event but pre-registration is required.






FULL: Meteor Shower Hike @ Brumley Nature Preserve - South
Jan 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join TLC at Brumley Nature Preserve – South for a night hike to see the Quadrantid meteor shower!  We will hike with headlamps and flashlights down to an open area of the preserve in order to have the best view.  Bring a chair or tarp to sit on, and dress warmly!

This is a free event but pre-registration is required.




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