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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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Two draft harnessed draft horses pulling a log.

Harnessing horsepower for land stewardship

December 9, 2022

Seeing a team of sturdy draft horses pulling a log down a forest path may invoke images of the old days before the advent of machines. Such was the sight recently at Three Bears, a TLC owned site in the Fall Lakes Watershed in northern Wake County. Our Stewardship staff enlisted the service of local […]

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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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The Healing Labyrinth

June 15, 2021

If you’ve visited Brumley recently, you may have noticed an intriguing new feature— the “Healing Labyrinth.” The labyrinth, located at the intersection of Brumley North’s Stoney Creek and Cemetery Connector trails, is a space for reflection, meditation and restoration. The twisting path you see is not a maze, but rather intended for contemplative walking. It […]

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Tales from the Field-The Bluebird Capitol of the World

May 5, 2016

Every 5 years, the National Fish and Wildlife Service releases an extensive study on birding in the United States. The first time I ever saw this document, I couldn’t believe the widespread impacts on the economy this hobby had throughout the United States. To highlight a few of the staggering numbers, their last study was […]

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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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Conservation Connections Winter 2015

January 5, 2016

Since the summer of 1983, Triangle Land Conservancy has shared its work in a print newsletter, which over the years evolved into its current form, Conservation Connections. Available as a membership benefit when you join Triangle Land Conservancy, Conservation Connections tells the story of land conservation’s past, present, and future in the Triangle region through both […]

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Tales from the Field: Leave it to Beaver

January 2, 2016

It’s very likely that just by reading the title of this post a theme song to a very famous TV show popped into your head. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. The catchy theme music to Leave it to Beaver is now playing in a loop as I write this blog! (Fun Fact: the title ‘Leave it […]

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Conservation Corps Breaks Ground at Brumley Forest
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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