People and Nature

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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Encouraging the Next Generation of Conservationists

June 6, 2022

While TLC has many nature education programs for children, Diquan Edmonds, the Education and Outreach Manager, saw a need nature education focused on teens. He envisioned a fellowship program that not only  would encourage an interest in the environment, but also give them mentorship and a hands on opportunity to explore the career opportunities in […]

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Cape Fear Conservation Corridor Grows

Cape Fear Conservation Corridor Grows!

May 17, 2022

Triangle Land Conservancy recently closed on the purchase of 665 acres of waterfront property on the Cape Fear River in Lee County, permanently protecting this vital piece of land. The Cape Fear Bottomland is a crucial piece of previously unprotected land in an undeveloped corridor of the Cape Fear River, where the Wildlife Resources Commission manages […]

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Species Spotlight – Chinese wisteria

April 15, 2022

The Triangle is now flush with the coldhearted princess of invasive plants, Chinese wisteria (Wisteria sinensis). While you’re distracted by its beautiful grape-like clusters of flowers and sweet scent, its vines are slithering up and suffocating trees in search of the sun. This woody vine grows rapaciously through runners and seeds, but there are ways […]

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