Events

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Oct
4
Wed
Evening Hike @ Horton Grove Nature Preserve
Oct 4 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Join TLC Trail Guides on a wonderful social hike series at Horton Grove! There will be a hike on the first Wednesday of each month to explore Horton Grove trails, socialize, and learn something along the way. During our hike, we will tackle 1-2 miles of trails, depending on the group. The hike will extend past dusk, so feel free to bring a flashlight or headlamp. This is a special opportunity, as our trails close to the public after dusk, so come out and see the preserve in a different light! This is a free event but preregistration is required.

 

 

Current Mask Policy: TLC seeks to build a supportive, mask-friendly environment in all collaborations with staff and the public. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated, or if that makes you feel most comfortable. We will have masks available if you would like to wear one during an event. We also encourage those eligible to be vaccinated to get their Covid-19 vaccine and booster shot. If you are experiencing any Covid-related symptoms, please stay home and attend a program another day. Our top priority is to create a safe environment for our community. Thank you for your understanding.

Oct
6
Fri
First Friday Under the Stars with RAC @ Three Bears (Private Preserve)
Oct 6 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Photo of moon from NASA

Come join us for our astronomical series: First Fridays Under the Stars! Raleigh Astronomy Club will be hosting a monthly night sky viewing session at one of our private sites that will only be open for this event. The old site for Three Bears Acres will be the perfect location for star viewing fun so bring a blanket or chair and we will see you there!

Because this is a private preserve, we ask that you leave furry friends at home. We suggest that you bring a picnic blanket or chair to stargaze in, bugspray, a red flashlight, warm layers, and snacks and a water bottle. Please remember to pack anything that you bring in, back out with you and we can’t wait to see you amongst the stars! This is a free event, but preregistration is required. Make sure to save your spot below!

 

 

Rain Date Plan if Needed: We have set the following Saturday as the rain date to ensure that we will have the best viewing chances possible. If any changes are made to the dates, we will contact everyone by email by lunchtime on Friday using the 24 hour cloud cover predictions to make the best call that we can.

Current Mask Policy: TLC seeks to build a supportive, mask-friendly environment in all collaborations with staff and the public. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated, or if that makes you feel most comfortable. We will have masks available if you would like to wear one during an event. We also encourage those eligible to be vaccinated to get their Covid-19 vaccine and booster shot. If you are experiencing any Covid-related symptoms, please stay home and attend a program another day. Our top priority is to create a safe environment for our community. Thank you for your understanding.

Oct
7
Sat
Autumn Tour @ Williamson Farm and Nature Preserve
Oct 7 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Come join us for an autumnal exploration at our Williamson Nature Preserve!

On this hike you will join our guide to explore varying habitats and see multiple types of regenerative agriculture present on the farming portion of the preserve. This will be a moderate hike of about 4 miles over the 2.5 hour time-frame. While this is a primarily social hike, we will also take stops along the way to talk about local history, observe natural features and more.

This is a free event, but preregistration is required.

 

 

Current Mask Policy: TLC seeks to build a supportive, mask-friendly environment in all collaborations with staff and the public. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated, or if that makes you feel most comfortable. We will have masks available if you would like to wear one during an event. We also encourage those eligible to be vaccinated to get their Covid-19 vaccine and booster shot. If you are experiencing any Covid-related symptoms, please stay home and attend a program another day. Our top priority is to create a safe environment for our community. Thank you for your understanding.

 

If the event is full, please add your information to the waitlist at this link.

Oct
14
Sat
Pines of the Piedmont @ White Pines Nature Preserve
Oct 14 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Come join us for an exploration of the pines of the piedmont!

Join TLC on this gorgeous morning hike to explore our White Pines Nature Preserve. Along the way we will meander through this unique ecosystem and learn about the 5 pines that you can find at the preserve. This preserve contains species not typically found in the North Carolina Piedmont, but still remain here from the last ice age due to the rivers surrounding the area creating a microclimate.

This will be a moderate 3-mile hike over 2 hours. There will be multiple stops along the way to learn about the ecology and the history of the preserve. Please make sure to wear good walking shoes and bring a full water bottle along with bug spray and sunscreen if you would like it! This is a free event, but preregistration is required.

 

 

 

Current Mask Policy: TLC seeks to build a supportive, mask-friendly environment in all collaborations with staff and the public. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated, or if that makes you feel most comfortable. We will have masks available if you would like to wear one during an event. We also encourage those eligible to be vaccinated to get their Covid-19 vaccine and booster shot. If you are experiencing any Covid-related symptoms, please stay home and attend a program another day. Our top priority is to create a safe environment for our community. Thank you for your understanding.

 

If the event is full, please fill out the form at this link to be added to the waitlist.

Oct
21
Sat
Wild IDEAs Gets Outside! @ Brumley South Private Entrance
Oct 21 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Join TLC and partners for a day of fun and learning at our Brumley Nature Preserve!

Register for the full event and activities/hikes throughout the day at our Wild IDEAs page: https://triangleland.org/explore/wild-ideas

 

Rain Date: October 28th

Current Mask Policy: TLC seeks to build a supportive, mask-friendly environment in all collaborations with staff and the public. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated, or if that makes you feel most comfortable. We will have masks available if you would like to wear one during an event. We also encourage those eligible to be vaccinated to get their Covid-19 vaccine and booster shot. If you are experiencing any Covid-related symptoms, please stay home and attend a program another day. Our top priority is to create a safe environment for our community. Thank you for your understanding.

 

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