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Why I Love My Job

By Kalen Kingsbury - PLC's Associate Director - After the dreary start to November, it's nice to look back on these beautiful October days. The crisp fall weather with low humidity and temps in the low 70s made it an ideal time to be outside in Piedmont NC. I’m lucky to have a job that sometimes requires me to do just that. Here are a few photos from my October "out of the office" but working time. Though not technically required for work, I was on my way back to the office from a meeting and I passed a hiking area I’ve been wanting to see for over a year.  The Shallow Ford Natural Area on Gerringer Mill Road in Alamance County is ...

A memorable evening at Price Park

By Kevin Redding. Last week I was on carpool duty. I had to take my son and his friend to soccer practice. Following drop off I had 75 minutes to utilize before it was time for pick up. Thankfully, soccer practice is a just a few miles down the street from Price Park. Price Park was at one time, and may still be, PLC’s most well-known project. In the late 1990s Jefferson Pilot was preparing to sell the property for development. In a whirlwind of conservation, PLC was able to raise the $3.5 million necessary to acquire the property. Then, as we often do with land, we turned around and gave it to the City of Greensboro to be used as a passive ...