conservation

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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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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A season of change— and growth

May 12, 2021

As a supporter of Triangle Land Conservancy, you have likely heard of our goal to conserve 25,000 acres of land in the Triangle by 2025. It is a bold goal, and its magnitude is not limited to the size and scope of the acres protected— the public benefits of conserving land roughly equal to the […]

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Growth & Gratitude

April 9, 2021

For more than a year now, our Triangle communities, like people across the world, have faced challenging times. The months since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic have been a period of challenge and change, but also of resiliency and reflection. Over the last year, many people have discovered a deeper, more profound appreciation for […]

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Image of an Eastern swallowtail caterpillar provided by Nate Burns.

Meet the Species at Williamson Preserve

July 17, 2019

The Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve is an expansive property with 405-acres of natural beauty that is set to open April 2020. Williamson Preserve is at the heart of Mark’s Creek landscape and has an abundant amount of species present! I can’t wait for you to meet many of these species next year or on […]

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Local Farms, Local Food, and Conservation in North Carolina

February 4, 2016

If you are what you eat, a community can also be shaped by what its members eat – or don’t eat. This week, TLC’s Communications Manager Diana Hackenburg explored the connections between food security, local farms, and conservation in a piece for the Philanthropy Journal, an online resource for nonprofits based out of NC State […]

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The Lindley Farm at Lindale Farm

Organic Dairy Farm Permanently Conserved

December 30, 2015

With the generosity of the Lindley family and support from members like you, TLC recently conserved the 182-acre Lindale Farm in the Silk Hope area of Chatham County. This project brings the total amount of farmland protected in this agricultural community to 565 acres! >>>Support the conservation of more local farms by donating now to […]

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Stream Buffer

The Importance of Streamside Buffers in Conservation

December 18, 2015

Streamside buffers are an important part of stream ecosystems because they decrease pollution, control erosion, and provide wildlife habitat. Also called riparian buffers, streamside buffers are naturally occurring vegetated areas that run alongside streams and other aquatic systems such as lakes, ponds, and wetlands. In regions where land is used for agriculture and livestock, nitrogen […]

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