Celebrate Earth Day and Earth Week with Triangle Land Conservancy, an organization that works to safeguard clean water and natural habitats.
Triangle Land Conservancy’s Earth Week events take place from April 19th to 24th, 2021, and include hikes, walks, and more. Make sure to follow the links, below, to register.
Earth Week Speed Hike
April 20th, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 7:50 p.m. Johnston Mill Nature Preserve, 2713 Mt. Sinai Road, Chapel Hill. Free. Celebrate Earth Week with TLC! Find a new way to connect with nature with a speed hike at Johnston Mill Nature Preserve. TLC volunteer, Jon, will take you on an aerobic journey through the quiet evening forest. This is a great event for those looking to get some serious exercise. Leashed dogs are welcome to join. The hike will be approximately 3 miles long with a goal pace of 15 minutes per mile. All participants, volunteers, and TLC staff will be required to wear a mask that covers both mouth and nose the entire hike. This is a free event, but pre-registration is required. Register here.
Triangle Land Conservancy Giving Day
On April 22nd, 2021, the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, gifts to TLC will be doubled. Click here to donate.
Seek and Discover Hike at Brumley North
April 22nd, 2021, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Brumley North, 3620 Old State Hwy 10, Chapel Hill. Free.
Whether Stony creek trail is a new or an old favorite, come and see it and Brumley Nature Preserve with new eyes this Earth Day. Before you leave the house, download the Seek by iNaturalist App for your smartphones. See how many living things you can share with the others on a walk along the gorgeous banks of Stony creek. This hike is geared toward families and the young at heart. Be prepared to hike as much as 2 miles or less as the group adventures to discover interesting life forms instead of counted steps. All participants, volunteers, and TLC staff will be required to wear a mask that covers both mouth and nose the entire hike. Register here.
Play Trail Name Bingo
This Earth Week, play trail name bingo with TLC! Hit the trails beginning on Monday, April 19th, and try to fill in three hikes in a row – up, down, across, and diagonal all count! Choose one of the two bingo cards below. Be sure to fill out your bingo card, with the date you hiked on a specific trail. While this round of trail name bingo will last until the end of May, complete your bingo card during Earth Week 2021 (April 19th – 24th) to be entered into a special Earth Week drawing! Email a photo of your completed bingo card to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 pm on April 24th to be eligible to win an Earth Week prize pack! Happy trails! Click here to download bingo cards.