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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

Registration Now Closed for Cascine Plantation Hike and Tour

May 20, 2014

Join TRLC for a tour of Cascine Plantation and a hike along Cedar Creek in Franklin County just south of Louisburg. 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

Tar River Land Conservancy Awarded National Accreditation

August 12, 2013

After extensive review, Tar River Land Conservancy has been awarded accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Tar River Land Conservancy is one of 230 land trusts from across the country that has been awarded accreditation since the fall of 2008. Continue reading

Holt Family Protects 133 Acres along Scenic Byway

June 18, 2013

Lee and Perri Holt of Wake Forest recently placed conservation easements on 133 acres of timberland along Lafayette’s Tour Scenic Byway outside Warrenton with the assistance of Tar River Land Conservancy. Continue reading

June Hike and Historic Cherry Hill Tour

June 15, 2013

Tar River Land Conservancy supporters and friends enjoyed a beautiful day hiking along Fishing Creek and touring historic Cherry Hill Plantation. With a glass of lemonade, we relaxed on the front porch and enjoyed a picnic lunch. Continue reading