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

Help TRLC Build New Trails!

January 8, 2019

TRLC plans to open 2½ miles of new hiking trails at the Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area in February 2019.  Volunteers are needed to help complete the trail network expansion.  Volunteers can choose from workdays already scheduled in October, November, and December.  Continue reading

TRLC Acquires Floodplain Property in Warren County

November 30, 2018

TRLC recently purchased 152 acres along Fishing Creek in southern Warren County.  The property was purchased from the family of the late Mary Louise Pullen Owen.  TRLC has now preserved 2,407 acres of land on Fishing and Little Fishing Creeks through conservation easement agreements and land purchases. Continue reading

Register for Fall Hike at Ledge Creek

November 3, 2018

Join us on November 17th for a 2-mile hike at the Ledge Creek Forest Conservation Area.  The two-hour hike will start at 10:00 AM. TRLC staff and biologist Gerald Pottern will lead the hike. Continue reading

Farmhouse Burn Helps Certify Local Firefighters

September 24, 2018

Students and instructors from a Vance-Granville Community College Fire Control class burned an abandoned farmhouse on land owned by Tar River Land Conservancy in Granville County on September 9, 2018.  The burn simulated the conditions faced by firefighters responding to residential fires. Continue reading

Conservation Land Buffers Camp Butner and Protects Drinking Water

August 6, 2018

With the help of state and municipal water quality programs and the Army National Guard, TRLC acquired 127 acres in Granville County on Camp Butner’s northern boundary.  Continue reading