Summer Solstice Ushers in Farmers Market Season

The longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice will begin at 6:07 a.m. Thursday (probably before most of us rise from … [Read more...]

June a Busy Month for Nature and TLGV Rangers

“The big surge of green is past. Now there will be several weeks of urgent growth before the Midsummer lull when that … [Read more...]

Nathan Hale was an Original American Patriot

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who gave their life for our country while serving in the armed forces. … [Read more...]

Get Out and Paddle Along Our Rivers This Spring

Rivers are the lifeblood of The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. They define our region’s history, from … [Read more...]

Spring promises a variety of song and eggs

In my office I have a photograph of two bald eagles in a nest with two young hatchlings. The eagles built it about 10 … [Read more...]

Nature’s Transformation Has Begun With Winter Finally Behind Us

We are gratefully sliding from April into May. Frankly, I am happy to see April headed toward the rear-view mirror. It, … [Read more...]

Red Fox is The Ghost of The Forest

This winter, I spent several days skiing in Vermont. Several large snow storms created a canvas of fresh snow on the … [Read more...]

Consider Joining a Cleanup for Earth Day

Next Sunday is Earth Day, celebrated each year on April 22. For many of us who live and work here in The Last Green … [Read more...]

Spring’s Early Arrivers Have Made Their Return

Spring may be here, but at this writing many of our avian signs of spring are still to the south waiting for later … [Read more...]

Time to Spring Outdoors

What a winter it has been here in The Last Green Valley. Winter skated into December with deep-freeze temperatures. … [Read more...]