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TriWild: Making a Difference, One Tree at a Time

January 13, 2023

When facing environmental challenges like climate change and disappearing habitats, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and wonder if individual actions can make much of a difference. Triangle Land Conservancy’s TriWild volunteer program provides an opportunity that demonstrates the opposite: each one of us can have a big impact on restoring native ecosystems. Since its beginnings […]

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We’re on the move!

January 12, 2023

Ten years ago, TLC moved into the Duke Street office near sleepy downtown Durham. In the past three years, TLC’s staff has doubled in size as we have increased our land protection, stewardship, outreach, and fundraising efforts, as well as finance and administration team to support the growth necessary to double the pace of conservation. […]

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The Wondrous Woodpeckers of North Carolina

January 11, 2023

By Laura Warman, Grants Manager This month we are highlighting woodpeckers – a group of fascinating birds with amazing adaptations that allow them to do things that other animals can’t. The word “woodpecker” tends to invoke an image of a black and white bird with a red head (possibly in cartoon form) that uses a […]

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Harnessing horsepower for land stewardship

December 9, 2022

Seeing a team of sturdy draft horses pulling a log down a forest path may invoke images of the old days before the advent of machines. Such was the sight recently at Three Bears, a TLC owned site in the Fall Lakes Watershed in northern Wake County. Our Stewardship staff enlisted the service of local […]

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¡Estén atentos a las flores de hamamelis!

November 30, 2022

Por Laura Warman, Gerente de financiamiento Estamos a principios de noviembre y, aunque las hojas con colores otoñales son las estrellas de la temporada, todavía hay tiempo para encontrar flores en el bosque. Quizá conozcan el agua de hamamelis que se puede comprar en la sección de primeros auxilios o de belleza de una farmacia, […]

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Tips for Year-End Giving

November 9, 2022

Here’s a quick thank you message to our supporters.   Tips for Year-End Giving For tax savings in 2022, you need to make your gift by December 31, which this year falls on a Saturday. Checks sent by mail need to have a December 31 postmark. Our address: Triangle Land Conservancy, 514 S. Duke Street, […]

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86 Acres of Farmland Protected in Wake County

November 3, 2022

By Musolé Kambinda, Communications Manager Protecting farmland is crucial to sustain local food systems, habitats, and water. In September, Triangle Land Conservancy secured an 86-acre agricultural conservation easement on a farm in Zebulon in Wake County. “This was the first TLC farmland project in Wake County that matched Federal and State funding resources with local […]

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Not-so-heavenly Trees and Lantern-like Bugs

October 7, 2022

By Laura Warman, Grants Manager Like many others, the first time I ever heard of Tree of Heaven was in the pages of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. I remember being entranced by the description of “…a tree that grows in Brooklyn. Some people call it the Tree of Heaven. No matter where its […]

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Árboles ni-tan-celestiales e insectos que parecen linternas

October 7, 2022

Por Laura Warman, Gerente de financiamiento  Al igual que muchas otras personas, la primera vez que supe del árbol del cielo fue en las páginas de Un árbol crece en Brooklyn de Betty Smith. Recuerdo sentir fascinación con su descripción de “…un árbol que crece en Brooklyn. Algunas personas le llaman el Árbol del Cielo. Sin […]

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