News

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

Nature Hike Provides First Look at Jordan Tract

November 20, 2013

Visitors got a guided tour of the newly acquired Jordan Tract during this hike held Saturday, November 16, 2013. Continue reading

214 Acres Preserved on Ledge & Holman Creeks

October 15, 2013

Tar River Land Conservancy and the Conservation Trust for North Carolina collaborated to purchase a 214-acre property on Brogden Road in Granville County in September 2013. The picturesque property will protect creeks that provide drinking water for downstream communities. Continue reading