People and Nature

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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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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¡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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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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TLC Murphy’s Moments Video

September 7, 2022

The Triangle continues to grow and become more diverse– with urban expansion and community development leading the growth. With it comes an increasing need to conserve the region’s natural habitats. We’re glad to work with organizations that share our vision for a healthy and vibrant place to live where wild and working lands are protected, and […]

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Birders Really Like This Beautiful Birding Hotspot

June 9, 2022

It is not a competition, but we’re number two of 2,528 Hotspots in North Carolina. We were the number 2 eBird Hotspot in North Carolina for May 2022, measured by the number of bird species reported at Brumley North. eBird is a Cornell School of Ornithology citizen science project that seeks to use data crowdsourced […]

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