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Jun
1
Sat
Land Trust Day with Great Outdoor Provision Co. @ Great Outdoor Provision Co.
Jun 1 all-day

GOPCCelebrate Land Trust Day with Great Outdoor Provision Co. and support your local land trust! Shop at the Raleigh or Chapel Hill Great Outdoor Provision Co. location on June 1st and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to Triangle Land Conservancy in celebration of Land Trust Day! Since Great Outdoor Provision Co. started celebrating Land Trust Day they have raised over $325,000 for land trusts here in North Carolina and Virginia. Do your part this Land Trust Day and shop Great Outdoor Provision Co.!

June First Saturday Walk and Picnic @ Brumley Nature Preserve
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Celebrate with us!  The first Saturday in June is both National Trails Day and National Land Trust Day, so come enjoy both at our most popular nature preserve.  Our first Saturday walk will explore the trails at Brumley Nature Preserve, and delve into the history of this particular piece of land.  Hike leader Jack will be guiding participants through the trails to give you a new perspective on this community gem.  Whether it’s your first time here or you’re a regular visitor, you are bound to gain a deeper appreciation for the land.  We will be exploring the trails from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. As a special celebration Jack will be ending the hike by the pond, where there are picnic tables and a beautiful dock to enjoy a post-hike picnic if you want to bring a lunch.  Just make sure you pack out your trash!  For those not staying for lunch, our hike host will walk you back to the parking lot.

Please remember to wear comfortable shoes, and bring sunscreen, bug spray, and water with you. Leashed dogs are welcome.

This is a free event but pre-registration is required. See below to register.

Jun
8
Sat
Wild Mushroom ID 101 @ White Pines Nature Preserve
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join TLC for a June nature walk where we will learn tips and tricks for identifying wild mushrooms at White Pines Nature Preserve.  Mushroom expert and volunteer hike leader Susannah will be guiding us along the trails to find the best spots for wild mushrooms, which we will learn how to ID.  The mushroom pictured was found by Susannah!
Please remember to wear comfortable shoes, and bring sunscreen, bug spray, and water with you. Leashed dogs are also welcome to join in the fun.  This is a free event, but does require registration.  There are limited spots so be sure to sign up below!
This TLC hosted walk is for identification and light sampling purposes only; foraging is not allowed on any TLC nature preserves.

 

Jun
13
Thu
Dog Days of Summer @ Johnston Mill Nature Preserve
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Calling all dog lovers!  We are kicking off the “dog days” of summer the best way we know how…with our furry friends.  Bring along your pup for this leisurely guided hike through Johnston Mill Nature Preserve.  Don’t have a dog?  Come to make some new friends, both two and four-legged!  We will be exploring the trails from the Mt. Sinai entrance of the preserve, beginning at 5:30 pm.  There are no facilities at the preserve so please plan accordingly.  Dress for the weather and bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray!  All dogs must be leashed, and please bring baggies for dog waste.

Please use your best judgement when bringing your dog.  We want all participants, person and pup, to have a fun, safe time and get along well.

This is a free event but pre registration is required.

 

 

 

Jun
22
Sat
Get Wild! Buzzin’ Buddies @ Walnut Hill Nature Preserve
Jun 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

National Pollinator Week is June 17th-23rd, so come out to our June family program to learn all about pollinators!  We will be at Walnut Hill Nature Preserve, which is set to open to the public in April 2020.  This is a great chance to get a sneak peak of the preserve and see what projects we have taking place out there, including our work with partner pollinator organization Apiopolis!  This program will include a nature walk with a pollinator scavenger hunt, and several games and crafts related to bees, butterflies, birds, and more.

Make sure to bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray.  The address for the preserve will be included in your confirmation email.

This free program is open to families with children ages 4+, and pre registration is required.

 

 

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