People and Nature

Success: MLK Day of Service 2016

January 22, 2016

What started off as a chilly morning quickly morphed into a beautiful day for Monday’s MLK Day of Service. Over 46 volunteers of all ages joined TLC staff at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve to continue preparations for its public debut this fall. Forty-six volunteers of all ages joined TLC staff at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve […]

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That Makes Sense! Kids Trail Opening

January 19, 2016

On January 30th, join us from 11am to 2pm to celebrate the new kids interpretive trail at Horton Grove Nature Preserve. There will be activities for kids, biology experts, and more thanks to the Center for Human-Earth Restoration, the New Hope Audubon Society, and the Schoolhouse of Wonder. During this event, TLC will be unveiling the […]

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Conservation Corps at Brumley Forest October 2015

Thanks to Our Conservation Corps Volunteers for a Wonderful 2015

January 15, 2016

As many non-profits do, TLC could not function without the help and generosity of wonderful volunteers. I’ve had the privilege of working with people from many different companies, school groups from college and high schools, scout groups and many others. Today, however, I’d like to specifically thank our Conservation Corps group for a wonderful 2015 […]

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Conservation Corps Breaks Ground at Brumley Forest
Bethune Family

Encouraging Curiosity in Nature: The Bethune Family

December 15, 2015

The Bethune’s kids aren’t into iPods and iPads. Instead, they are most interested in going outside. “I like for our kids to be outside,” says Rachel Bethune. Rachel, along with her husband Alec, take their two kids hiking a lot and encourage their curiosity with nature. While they try to get their daughter, Juliette, 14 […]

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Chimney Swift Tower at Brumley Forest Nature Preserve

A New Home for Our Feathered Friends

December 14, 2015

Printed in the December 13 edition of the Durham Herald-Sun Just 11 miles west of downtown Durham, a new oasis is being created for local wildlife and community members who enjoy hiking, biking, and getting outside. Brumley Forest Nature Preserve, a 600-acre sanctuary from urban life owned by Triangle Land Conservancy, will be opened to […]

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Opt Outside 2015

Opt Outside this Black Friday with REI and TLC

November 23, 2015

On November 27th, the infamous Black Friday shopping day, REI is committing to spending the day exploring nature with their campaign #optoutside. This year, REI will be closing all 143 of their stores nationwide, paying their 12,139 employees to head outside. Lloyd and Mary Anderson founded Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) in Seattle in 1938, where they […]

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Laura Stroud

Getting to Know You: Laura Stroud

November 18, 2015

Laura Stroud joined TLC in July of 2015 as the Conservation and Stewardship Associate. Originally from Jacksonville, NC, Laura earned her Bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She first came to TLC in the summer of 2011 as a Stewardship Intern, working to map and remove invasive species […]

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In the Kitchen with TLC: Pick a Pepper!

November 12, 2015

This week, we’re excited to bring you a recipe for Stuffed Peppers by Susan Reda from Learning Outside, a TLC partner organization providing outdoor environmental education experiences at TLC’s J. Logan and Elinor Moore Irvin Nature Preserve in Orange County. By Susan Reda The Learning Garden at TLC’s Irvin Farm exploded with vibrant vegetables and […]

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Getting to Know: Hannah Shapiro

November 6, 2015

Hello TLC friends, My name is Hannah Shapiro and I am the new communications and social media intern at Triangle Land Conservancy. You may have seen my first blog post last week about TLC’s Temple Flat Rock Preserve; I enjoyed learning about this unique formation from Leigh Ann Hammerbacher. For this post, I wanted to […]

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