Exploring The Last Green Valley: Long Island Sound an important estuary

The Last Green Valley is blessed with several large rivers, smaller streams and many ponds and lakes. Our waterways … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Ruffed grouse encounter a pleasant surprise

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Ruffed grouse encounter a pleasant surprise This past March I was hiking through a … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Hope springs eternal this time of year

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Hope springs eternal this time of year Hope springs eternal in the human … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Nature’s Early Bloomer: Discovering Bloodroot

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Nature’s Early Bloomer: Discovering Bloodroot One of our Last Green Valley members … [Read more...]

The Return of the Bald Eagle – a Perfect Way to Celebrate Earth Day

I can think of no better way to recognize Earth Day – today – than to explore our region’s success with the return of … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Earth Day continues to grow, change

Next Saturday is Earth Day and I wanted to share my thoughts about this special annual event and urge you to join with … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Appreciate where we live

“I do not know whether it is possible to love the planet or not, but I do know that it is possible to love the places we … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Woodcock courtship ritual something to behold

I was about 12 years old when I first witnessed the magical springtime courtship ritual and flight display of the male … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: It’s time to spring outdoors

Just a few days ago, at 6:28 a.m. Monday, marked the Vernal Equinox — the first day of spring. The winter of 2017 … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Take precaution against ticks

On Feb. 25, I went for a hike on one of our region's land trust properties. It was a beautiful winter day. The February … [Read more...]