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

Averett Recognized as 2010 Land Conservationist of the Year

September 6, 2011

Ernie Averett of Oxford was honored as the Land Conservationist of the Year at the 48th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards banquet. Continue reading

Pleasants Protects Forestland and Water Quality

January 6, 2011

Two hundred acres of timberland and wetlands in Franklin County are now permanently protected for conservation, thanks to Gene Pleasants of Raleigh. Continue reading

Conservancy Gives Land to Town for Park

July 21, 2010

A project to expand Riverfront Park took another step forward yesterday when Tar River Land Conservancy brought nine acres of land from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and immediately gave it to the town of Tarboro. Continue reading

Landowners Donate Easements to Protect Hunting Preserve

April 5, 2010

George and Lynette Johnson of Greenville and Marshall and Susan Cassedy of Tallahassee, Florida, placed permanent conservation easements on 155 acres of land located along NC Highway 258 just north of Tarboro. Continue reading

Ducks Unlimited and TRLC Improve Wetlands Habitat

March 9, 2010

Granville County’s Knapp of Reeds Chapter of Ducks Unlimited has a new partner in improving duck habitat. Chapter volunteers installed duck boxes on 63 acres protected by Tar River Land Conservancy in Granville County. Continue reading

Family Protects Historic Granville County Farm

January 4, 2010

Like many other children, Dutch Kuyper enjoyed playing outdoors. A mutual love of nature is what led Kuyper and his wife Melissa to donate a permanent conservation easement on their historic Granville County farm to TRLC. Continue reading