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Farmhouse Burn Helps Certify Local Firefighters

September 24, 2018

Students and instructors from a Vance-Granville Community College Fire Control class burned an abandoned farmhouse on land owned by Tar River Land Conservancy in Granville County on September 9, 2018.  The burn simulated the conditions faced by firefighters responding to residential fires. Continue reading

Conservation Land Buffers Camp Butner and Protects Drinking Water

August 6, 2018

With the help of state and municipal water quality programs and the Army National Guard, TRLC acquired 127 acres in Granville County on Camp Butner’s northern boundary.  Continue reading

TRLC Internships Filled by Thomasson and Cohen

July 30, 2018

Zachary Cohen and Jacob Thomasson are serving as stewardship interns for TRLC this summer.  Mr. Cohen and Mr. Thomasson’s duties include inspecting many of the TRLC’s protected properties located across an eight-county region. Continue reading

AmeriCorps Land Management Position Available

April 25, 2018

Applications are now being accepted from individuals who are interested in serving at TRLC as an AmeriCorps Land Management Associate starting September 2018.  The AmeriCorps Associate’s primary duties will be to recruit, organize, train and supervise volunteers to build new hiking trails at the Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area.  Continue reading

Register for Field Day at the Allen Farm

April 9, 2018

Join us for Field Day at the Allen Farm for the annual gathering of friends and supporters of Tar River Land Conservancy. Field Day will feature a catered lunch, catch and release fishing, bluegrass music, live raptor program, kids’ activities, archery demonstrations, farmhouse tour, and guided nature hike. Continue reading

Register for Earth Day Hike at Gantt Tract

March 20, 2018

Join us on Earth Day for a 1½-mile hike on the Gantt Tract, an 842-acre property in Granville County acquired by TRLC in December 2017.  Hikes will be offered starting at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM.  Continue reading

Students and Scouts Plant Trees at Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area

March 2, 2018

Students from Falls Lake Academy in Butner and Boy Scouts from Creedmoor joined forces with TRLC staff and volunteers to plant over 350 trees at the Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area in early February 2018.  The trees were planted as the first step of restoring an acre of abandoned pasture to woodland. Continue reading

TRLC Applies for Re-Accreditation

March 2, 2018

Tar River Land Conservancy is applying to renewal its accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.  A public comment period is now open. Continue reading

2018 Stewardship Internship Announcement

March 2, 2018

TRLC is now accepting applications for its 12-week Stewardship Internship during the summer of 2018. Continue reading

842 Acres Acquired to Protect Water and Military

February 9, 2018

After seven years of negotiations, planning and fundraising, Tar River Land Conservancy purchased 842 acres in December from the family of the late William and Louise Gantt. The property is located near the towns of Stem and Butner in Granville County. The property is the largest protected by TRLC during its seventeen year history. Continue reading