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Paddlers Explore Tar River in Franklin County

May 30, 2013

Supporters of Tar River Land Conservancy enjoyed a 7½-mile canoe trip down the Tar River on Saturday, May 25th. Families, children, and kids-at-heart had a wonderful time traveling down the river in canoes and kayaks. Continue reading

Supporters Enjoy Field Day at the Brittain Farm

April 23, 2013

Supporters gathered at the Brittain Farm in Franklin County to celebrate Tar River Land Conservancy’s thirteen years of conservation success! Continue reading

Land Preserved on Fishing Creek in Nash and Halifax Counties

February 14, 2013

TRLC acquired three properties totaling 49 acres with funding from the NC Environmental Enhancement Grant Program, Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation, Defenders of Wildlife, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Continue reading

Linda Fisher Joins TRLC Board

October 9, 2012

Linda Fisher of Nashville was recently elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of Tar River Land Conservancy, a Louisburg-based non-profit land trust. Ms. Fisher grew up in the Red Oak community of Nash County. She owns several farms in Nash County and Halifax County. Continue reading

Tar River Land Conservancy Seeks National Accreditation

July 7, 2012

Tar River Land Conservancy is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Continue reading

New Nature Trail Opened in Tarboro

June 11, 2012

Tar River Land Conservancy and the Town of Tarboro held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Tarboro to mark the opening of a new nature trail. Continue reading

Community Attends Field Day on the Farm Conservation Celebration

April 16, 2012

Tar River Land Conservancy held its Field Day on the Farm 2012 event on Saturday, April 14, at the farm of Randy and Barbara Guthrie of Oxford. Over 110 supporters of the Conservancy attended this year’s event. Continue reading

Lautzenheiser Joins Board of Tar River Land Conservancy

February 22, 2012

Loretta Lautzenheiser of Tarboro was elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of Tar River Land Conservancy. She is a retired professional archeologist and is the past-president of the American Cultural Resources Association. Continue reading

55-Acre Family Farm Protected in Southern Franklin County

January 15, 2012

Tracey Gay and husband Keith Fields of Hendersonville added their 55-acre Franklin County farm to the list of sites protected by conservation easements held by TRLC. Continue reading

Tar River Floodplain Forest Purchased by Land Conservancy

September 27, 2011

Tar River Land Conservancy purchased 50 acres of floodplain forest on the Tar River. The tract is 3 miles downstream of Louisburg and adjoins another property given to the Conservancy in 2008. Continue reading