land protection

Pints for the planet: Fullsteam lager supports TLC this Earth Month

April 12, 2024

This April, Durham’s own Fullsteam Brewery partnered with TLC to create a new Farmhouse Lager, as part of the Earth to Beer movement. This national initiative challenges brewers to craft a packaged beer that is better for the planet, and this year a portion of the proceeds from Fullsteam’s new creation will go to support TLC’s work to protect clean water, natural habitats, and support local farms in the Triangle.

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Women Making History in Land Ownership and Conservation 

March 15, 2024

According to the Land Trust Alliance, programs and events across the country are addressing an important, and traditionally omitted or dismissed demographic: women with an active role in land conservation. This includes landowners, farmers, ranchers, foresters, as well as land trust managers and other conservation professionals. 

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Hiking with Black History at Horton Grove

February 12, 2024

Opened in 2012, Horton Grove Nature Preserve is TLC’s largest public preserve, with eight miles of walking trails and 708 acres of land. Throughout the preserve, you’ll find yourself immersed in diverse landscapes of forests and meadows, as well as a deep history from the land’s past. Horton Grove Preserve sits on land that was […]

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TLC partners with Wake County to preserve 125 acres of farmland in Wendell

January 19, 2024

A big win for farmland happened in Wendell with a 125-acre farm, one of the last remaining large farms in the area, being permanently protected. TLC partnered with the Wake County Board of Commissioners to place the property into Wake County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Farmland Preservation Program. This conservation easement has resulted in the single largest dedication of funds for farmland preservation in the county, state, and one of the largest in the country. 

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TLC Protects More of Important Aquatic Habitat in Johnston County

June 12, 2023

TLC is excited to announce the protection of 17 acres along Middle Creek in Johnston County!  This purchase marks the first time since the Bailey & Sarah Williamson Preserve that Johnston County has directly funded a TLC project. Last year, Johnston County committed $625,000 to local land-protection efforts, which has allowed TLC and partners to […]

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