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The Last Green Valley

860-774-3300

September 2018

TLGV Member-Only Hike

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mashamoquet Brook State Park, 276 Mashamoquet Rd.
Pomfret, 06259 United States
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Mashamoquet Brook State Park, Pomfret, CT Meeting location will be given upon registration. TLGV Members and their guests are invited to join Chief Ranger Bill Reid on the cusp of the Autumnal Equinox for a special hike to the Wolf Den at Mashamoquet Brook State Park. The equinox isn't official until 9:45 p.m., but we'll get a jump on the change of seasons. We'll visit the Wolf Den, where the infamous Israel Putnam killed the last known wolf that had been…

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Acorn Adventure – Geocaching 101

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Air Line Trail at the intersection of East Thompson Road and New Road in Thompson, CT Become a high-tech detective of the outdoors as Ranger John Kochinskas teaches us how to geocache. Participants should create a free account at www.geocaching.com to get the clues needed to find the geocaches (there is also a free smartphone app). A portable gps or a smartphone can be used to track the clues. Email Fran or call her at 860-774-3300 for more information.

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Rolltober in The Last Green Valley

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Have you ever wondered whether a trail will meet your individual ability or disability needs? Learn about our new trail assessment program using special equipment designed for the High Efficiency Trail Assessment Process (HETAP). Stroll or roll along the trails of Goodwin State Forest as we demonstrate the equipment and discuss how mobility-challenged users including disabled, elderly and even parents pushing strollers can select trails that will meet their personal interests, skills, abilities and expectations. We will provide signage and…

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