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...]

Who’s Hooting in Your Backyard?

Join the Friends of the Preston Library as we find out which of the eight species of owls that live in Connecticut you … [Read more...]

Mansfield Hollow Worth a Visit Any Time of Year

The morning of Feb. 10 was bright and sunny, with temperatures rising into the 30s and heading for the 40s. As I pulled … [Read more...]

We Can All Work Together to Protect Bird Populations

Why do birds matter? As author Jonathan Franzen wrote in the January edition of National Geographic, “they are our last, … [Read more...]

Christmas Bird Count an Educational Experience

What do 1,185 birds of 43 different species all have in common? They were all counted in one small slice of The Last … [Read more...]

Survey Proves Eagles Love The Last Green Valley

For the eighth year The Last Green Valley assisted the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection in … [Read more...]

The Last Green Valley Hosts January Acorn Adventure

Children and their families are invited to join The Last Green Valley’s Chief Ranger Bill Reid and Ranger J.P. Babineau … [Read more...]

12 Things To Do in 2018 in The Last Green Valley

Monday is New Year’s Day and each of us will welcome 2018 in our own way. I was never one for making resolutions. As the … [Read more...]

Creating New Tradition with Christmas Bird Count

Do you have a holiday season tradition that you have maintained for many years? For some, a tradition might be antique … [Read more...]

Stock Up on Seed To Help Birds Weather the Winter

My interest in wild birds was a gift from my parents. I grew up in a woodsy Boston suburb with lots of trees and … [Read more...]