In-Kind Gifts

You could help support the places you love and the lands we need just by cleaning out your garage.

TLC Subaru

The TLC Subaru helps us steward conserved properties around the Triangle and was donated by a generous TLC member.

In-kind gifts are donations of goods, like vehicles and wading boots, or services. Donated items can be new or gently used. Our wish list may be long, but it’s still not comprehensive. If you have in-kind gift in mind you don’t see on the list, please contact us to see if it matches our current needs! If you would like to donate an item or learn more about in-kind gifts, please call 919-908-8809 or email [email protected].

Wish List


  • Special Events
  • Photographers
  • Writers/Editors

Professional Services

  • Accounting
  • Biological Assessments
  • Financial
  • Legal

Office Equipment

  • 20″+ flat panel displays
  • Computers
  • E size Plotter for map and poster production
  • Large format color printer or newer model photo printer, 8.5″x11″, good quality
  • LCD projector
  • Projection screen
  • USB flatbed scanner with sheet feeder


  • 1/2″ rebar lengths
  • 100-foot measuring tape
  • Air compressor and portable tank
  • Canoe paddles
  • Canoe, good condition, 14′-16′
  • Clinometer
  • Cordless drill, 18v
  • Corrugated or metal culverts, 10″ or greater
  • Drill bits
  • Extension ladder (24′-30′)
  • General hand tools
  • General tool box for office repair projects
  • GPS antenna
  • Hammers
  • Heavy-duty chain (ex: for securing gates)
  • Heavy-duty corded hammer drill
  • Large plastic tarps
  • Metal swing gates (agricultural style)
  • Newer model Garmin GPS
  • Oxy-acetylene welding/cutting set-up
  • Plunge router
  • Portable generator
  • Portable Table Saw (contractor saw)
  • Professional grade chainsaw (Husqavarna, Stihl)
  • Professional grade trimmer/brush cutter
  • Rakes, shovels, loppers, bow saws
  • Rebar cutter
  • Riding mower that works well
  • Saw horses
  • Step ladder (6′)
  • Stone masonry tools
  • Trimble GPS
  • Walk-behind field mower (brands like Billy Goat or DR)
  • Water safety vests (PFDs), all sizes
  • Wheel barrow


  • Come-along
  • Diesel car, small
  • Pickup truck, 4×4, full-size, 2000+ (prefer extended or dual cab, <100,000 miles)
  • Sedan, 4-door, good condition, for staff use and land assessment of conservation properties (prefer low mileage)
  • SUV or pickup truck, 4×4, 4-door, for staff use and land assessment of conservation properties
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