Walktober’s First Week Offers A Variety of Adventures

27-years strong, and bigger and better than ever, Walktober kicks off Sept. 21 to celebrate the autumnal … [Read more...]

Walktober Brochures Are Here!

With more than 250 opportunities to get out and explore The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor, there's … [Read more...]

‘Masked bandit’ is alive and well in The Last Green Valley

Summer vacation reading was a requirement growing up in my house. When I was about 9 or 10 years old, my mother gave me … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Insect-sized pit of doom a little wonder of natural world

A couple of months ago as I was unlocking the door to my barn, I noticed a conical-shaped hole in the sandy soil next to … [Read more...]

If you look closely, you can see signs of approaching fall

The autumnal equinox is more than a month away, but already I know the signs of seasonal change. I see it all around me … [Read more...]

Putnam Bank Supports The Last Green Valley

Putnam Bank through its Foundation donated $3,000 to support The Last Green Valley’s annual Walktober celebration. … [Read more...]

The Natchaug River valley is worth a visit soon

For 30 years I lived in Woodstock Valley on Route 198, the state highway that stretches between Chaplin to the south and … [Read more...]

Universal Accessibility Training

Nonprofit trail groups, land trusts, municipalities, and state and federal agencies are invited to train with The Last … [Read more...]

A Giant Along the River Bank: Our Mighty Sycamore

Safe in the harbour of home at last I'll tell the tale of my dangers past. O! for my cottage beside the sea, And the … [Read more...]

An eastern box turtle is rare find in The Last Green Valley

The house I grew up in was only 100 yards from a small pond, and there was a golf course in my neighborhood with several … [Read more...]