Meet the Oriole, Summer’s Songster

“To hear an oriole sing May be a common thing -- Or only a divine.” Emily Dickinson from “The Oriole’s … [Read more...]

Join TLGV and Horizon Wings for June Acorn Adventure!

Join us 11 a.m. to 12:30, June 16, 9 Sand Hill Road, Ashford, CT for our Acorn Adventure with Horizon Wings. Tour the … [Read more...]

Last Call for Walktober Leaders!

Fall may seem like a long way away, but here in The Last Green Valley, we’re already gearing up for the 28th Annual … [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...]

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...]