TRLC Job Opportunities

April 8, 2022

Tar River Land Conservancy is seeking applicants for two full-time positions to be based at our headquarters in Louisburg, Franklin County, NC – Development & Outreach Director and Land Conservation Specialist. Continue reading

Upcoming Trail Building Events in Granville County

March 3, 2022

TRLC needs your help to build nature trails at the future Horseshoe Road Nature Preserve and Robertson Creek Nature Preserve near Creedmoor. Continue reading

2022 Stewardship Internship Announcement

March 2, 2022

TRLC is now accepting applications for its 12-week Stewardship Internship during the summer of 2022. Continue reading

Conservation Easement Placed on Turner Farm in Creedmoor

February 28, 2022

Mr. Lee Turner partnered with TRLC to place a conservation easement on 120 acres of his farm located in Creedmoor, Granville County, NC. TRLC will hold the conservation easement to ensure that the land will always remain undeveloped. Continue reading

Chambers Farm Protected with Conservation Easement in Person County

February 23, 2022

Since sisters Betsy Bombick and Nola Knouse were children, their farm has been an important place to reconnect with nature. In December 2021, Mrs. Bombick and Rev. Knouse placed a conservation easement on their farm to ensure that it remains undeveloped forever. Continue reading

1,700 Seedlings Planted in Granville County

February 9, 2022

With the help of seventy volunteers, TRLC planted 1,700 tree and shrub seedlings over five days in January. Seedlings were planted on 4½ acres of fields located near Dickens Creek and Lake Holt on TRLC-owned land in Granville County. Continue reading

Register to Plant Trees with TRLC

November 24, 2021

Join Tar River Land Conservancy staff and volunteers to plant hardwood tree seedlings on conservation land located in southern Granville County. No previous experience necessary. Tools and training are provided! Continue reading

New Hiking Trail Opened

July 11, 2021

Visitors are invited to explore the 1½-mile hiking trail now open at the Roberts Chapel Conservation Area near Butner, Creedmoor, and Stem. The hiking trail winds through scenic woods and across several small streams. Message boards with property rules, maps, and trail guides are found at the trailhead parking area. Continue reading

Gift to Expand Open Space in Granville County

April 21, 2021

A generous land donation will enable Tar River Land Conservancy to preserve 83 acres along Smith Creek in southern Granville County. The property has been donated to TRLC in recognition of Earth Day, April 22, 2021. Continue reading

Buffering Camp Butner, Protecting Water Quality

October 19, 2020

Thanks to a partnership with the NC National Guard and National Guard Bureau, TRLC has acquired 1,295 acres within the one-mile buffer of Camp Butner since 2017. Undeveloped land around the base is good both for the military and drinking water. Continue reading