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

TRLC Hosts Field Trip for National Land Trust Conference

October 30, 2019

TRLC recently hosted a field trip for a group of land conservationists from across the country in conjunction with the Land Trust Alliance’s National Land Conservation Conference held at the Raleigh Convention Center on October 17-19, 2019. Continue reading

Land Purchase Expands Buffer for Camp Butner and Lake Holt

August 12, 2019

TRLC acquired the 66-acre “Hunter Tract” on Camp Butner’s eastern boundary in August 2019. The purchase expands the undeveloped buffer around Camp Butner that supplies water to Lake Holt. Continue reading

Students Gain Professional Experience at TRLC

August 10, 2019

College students Kelly Eakes and Tommy Fairbairn completed professional internships with TRLC in August. Both now return to NC State University for their junior years of study. Continue reading

Register for Hikes & Events

April 12, 2019

Learn about and register for TRLC’s outings and events scheduled for 2019, including guided hikes, a paddling event, and our annual Field Day on the Farm! Continue reading