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TLC is everywhere!

May 2, 2023

Ten years ago, TLC moved into what has been our head office on Duke Street in downtown Durham. A lot has changed since then. As the Triangle’s population has grown, our team has doubled in size to meet the increased need for land protection, stewardship, outreach, and fundraising — including our finance and administration team […]

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Interpreting the Past with Historic Stagville

February 17, 2023

In January, twelve TLC Volunteer Trail Guides joined NC Botanical Garden Guides for a unique opportunity to tour Historic Stagville and Horton Grove. Volunteer Trail Guides are an integral part of TLC’s mission to connect people to nature in the Triangle and are tasked with leading community hikes and educating the public about the lands […]

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How did Triangle Land Conservancy Get Started?

February 16, 2023

Written in Summer 1983, TLC’s first newsletter “TLC News” introduces the Triangle community to the concept of a regional land trust. TLC’s collaborative efforts culminated in 1984 with our first conserved property, Temple Flat Rock in Wake County. Since then, with the help of dedicated supporters, we have conserved over 23,000 acres of vital watersheds, farmlands, […]

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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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Two draft harnessed draft horses pulling a log.

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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Planting Pollinator Friendly Trees

December 7, 2022

This fall, volunteers and members of the Conservation Corps of North Carolina helped TLC with the first step in establishing a multi-dimensional pollinator habitat project at the Williamson Preserve. Together with TLC staff, the Corps members planted 400 hardwood seedlings over an acreage of open field. Once established, the woody plants, which include white false […]

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