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TRLC Preserves 40 More Acres on Fishing Creek

June 27, 2016

Tar River Land Conservancy purchased 40 acres adjoining Fishing Creek in northern Nash County in May 2016. The newly purchased property connects to land across the creek in Halifax County that the Conservancy purchased in 2012. Over the last fifteen years, the Conservancy has preserved 1,963 acres of land on Fishing and Little Fishing Creeks through conservation easement agreements and outright land purchases. Continue reading

155 Acres Purchased on Robertson Creek Near Creedmoor

June 27, 2016

TRLC recently acquired 155 acres along Robertson Creek near Creedmoor. Generous funding for the purchase was provided by the Creedmoor Board of Commissioners, the Raleigh City Council, the Conservation Trust for North Carolina, and the NC Attorney General’s Environmental Enhancement Grant Program to complete the purchase. TRLC has acquired five tracts totaling 317 acres along Robertson Creek since May 2014. Continue reading

Granville County Student Serving as Land Stewardship Intern

June 20, 2016

Hannah Rank of Granville County will serve as Tar River Land Conservancy’s stewardship intern this summer. Continue reading

Endangered Mussels Released in Fishing Creek

December 7, 2015

Thanks to a collaboration of several conservation agencies, the population of the endangered Tar River Spinymussel is growing in Fishing Creek and Little Fishing Creek in Nash and Halifax Counties, North Carolina. Release locations include properties owned by the Tar River Land Conservancy and privately-owned farms protected with conservation easements. Continue reading

Shortleaf Pines Planted on Conservation Property

November 30, 2015

Tar River Land Conservancy (TRLC) and its partners have planted 12,000 shortleaf pine seedlings on 23 acres of abandoned agricultural fields. The reforested fields are located on a 220-acre conservation property owned by TRLC that adjoins Brogden Road and Ledge Creek near the Town of Stem in Granville County. Continue reading

Jesús Peralta of Henderson Joins TRLC Board

November 19, 2015

Jesús Peralta of Henderson, NC, was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of Tar River Land Conservancy. Mr. Peralta is principal and owner of Peralta Consulting, a public affairs and public relations firm. Continue reading

57 acres acquired on Fishing Creek in Nash County

June 5, 2015

Tar River Land Conservancy recently purchased 57 acres on Fishing Creek with generous funding support from the NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund, the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation, and the NC Attorney General’s Environmental Enhancement Grant Program. Continue reading

TRLC Receives Regional Award from City of Raleigh

April 27, 2015

Tar River Land Conservancy received the Regional Environmental Award at the City of Raleigh’s eighth annual Environmental Awards ceremony on April 22nd. The award was given for protection and cleanup of the Haynes Tract located near Creedmoor in Granville County. Continue reading

154 Acres in Falls Lake Watershed Acquired

June 17, 2014

Tar River Land Conservancy recently purchased 154 acres in southern Granville County to protect wetlands and forest along Robertson Creek one mile upstream of Falls Lake. Continue reading

50 Acres Preserved on Fishing Creek

May 13, 2014

TRLC recently acquired 50 acres of forestland in southwestern Halifax County, completing a 5½ mile stretch of protected land along the north bank of Fishing Creek stretching from NC Highway 561 to NC Highway 43. Continue reading