People and Nature

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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Investing In Local Food Production In Wake County

May 2, 2023

The Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve has a new 40 x 60-foot timber frame agriculture and education pavilion located along Walnut Hill Way. Some of the wood is selectively harvested from a TLC property in Wake County by a local horse logger to help create healthier forest habitat and are used as accent knee braces […]

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TLC At 40: A Rich History and a Vibrant Future

May 2, 2023

As you read TLC’s first newsletter on our blog, you will see how much TLC and the region have grown and changed since 1983. You may also be struck by how much is still the same — from concerns about the rapid development of the region to our mission to protect natural and historic lands […]

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Wild I.D.E.A.S: Inspiring A More Vibrant Tomorrow

May 2, 2023

On February 15, over 375 people came to the NC Museum of Natural Sciences for Wild I.D.E.A.s for a More Vibrant Tomorrow to learn and discuss how we can make the outdoors more inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible for all. Attendees enjoyed engaging talks from four expert speakers and connected with representatives from 28 local […]

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Unleash Your Adventurous Spirit

May 2, 2023

Discovering Nature’s Hidden Treasures With TLC TLC Trail Guides Each spring and fall, TLC hosts a Trail Guide training for volunteers to become hike and program leaders. We have a wonderful group of 82 Trail Guides that lead most programs offered at TLC nature preserves. These intrepid conservation heroes lead groups of all ages on […]

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Conservation Education In Action

May 2, 2023

TLC’s Pathways Into Natural Environments and Science (PINES) program was developed to create opportunities for a diverse set of high school students to learn about conservation and natural resources. PINES launched in the spring of 2022 with five students from Knightdale High School (KHS) who enjoyed many hands-on experiences centered on the public benefits of […]

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Spring emerges in the Triangle

March 27, 2023

By Laura Warman, Grants Manager If you’ve been out at one of our preserves recently, chances are you may have spotted some signs of spring. The red maple (Acer rubrum) blooms have come, gone, and made way for the cheery, bright purpley-pink mist of eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) flowers in the canopy. If you’ve paid […]

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Biking for a Cause: Meet Brian and John Bramson

March 16, 2023

Meet Brian and John Bramson, a father-son biking duo riding to support Triangle Land Conservancy through Climate Ride!  Climate Ride is a nonprofit organization that mobilizes people around the world to protect our planet through biking, hiking, running, and other outdoor adventure challenges. Through Climate Ride, participants can join an event or plan their own […]

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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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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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