water quality

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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Bonlee-Tick Creek Farm in Chatham County

TLC Conserves 97 Acres of Farmland in Chatham County

December 8, 2015

Contact: Diana Hackenburg Communications Manager 919-908-0056 | 419-603-0816 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CHATHAM COUNTY, NC – Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) has permanently conserved 607 acres of contiguous farmland in Chatham County with the signing of a new 97-acre conservation easement this month.   The conserved property, located about 10 miles south of Siler City, protects […]

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Brumley Forest Nature Preserve pond

Food with an Address, Not a Barcode

September 30, 2015

Adapted from the Fall 2015 issue of Conservation Connections Ryan and Alicia Butler moved from Baltimore, Maryland to a rural farm in Durham back in 2007. Alicia’s father and TLC board member Norris Cotton owned the land at the time. Aside from a farmer who owned a few head of cattle, the farm was sitting […]

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