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First Day Hike at Horton Grove Nature Preserve

December 30, 2015

Are you ready to start 2016 off on the right foot? Join TLC with a two-hour hike of Horton Grove Nature Preserve. Bring your family, friends, and dogs (on a leash please) to explore TLC’s largest public nature preserve. TLC’s Horton Grove Nature Preserve is a 708-acre property with 8 miles of trails and was […]

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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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Opt Outside 2015

Opt Outside this Black Friday with REI and TLC

November 23, 2015

On November 27th, the infamous Black Friday shopping day, REI is committing to spending the day exploring nature with their campaign #optoutside. This year, REI will be closing all 143 of their stores nationwide, paying their 12,139 employees to head outside. Lloyd and Mary Anderson founded Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) in Seattle in 1938, where they […]

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Getting to Know: Hannah Shapiro

November 6, 2015

Hello TLC friends, My name is Hannah Shapiro and I am the new communications and social media intern at Triangle Land Conservancy. You may have seen my first blog post last week about TLC’s Temple Flat Rock Preserve; I enjoyed learning about this unique formation from Leigh Ann Hammerbacher. For this post, I wanted to […]

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