Difficult to Catch a Glimpse of the Shy River Otter

It was a freezing cold January morning in 1979. My job at Old Sturbridge Village that morning involved feeding and … [Read more...]

Christmas Colors Found in the Winter Woods

This Thursday, at exactly 11:27 a.m., marks the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. It will be the first day of … [Read more...]

Fenton River a Beautiful and Essential Resource

“A river comes from somewhere, flows past my wondering eyes, and goes on to some other place. It has movement, change, … [Read more...]

There’s One More Weekend to Walktober!

There’s one more weekend of Walktober, and it’s filled with a variety of adventures to enjoy for all ages. In the … [Read more...]

Get Your Blood Pumping With Walktober, Oct. 20-23

Walktober has plenty of offerings for adventurers. Oct. 20-23 features several Walktober adventures meant to be more … [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...]

The Old Connecticut Path brought settlers to state

I first learned about the Old Connecticut Path when I lived in Woodstock and saw a plaque on Route 171 identifying a … [Read more...]

Favorite places for “alone time” in The Last Green Valley

By the time this column is printed in the Bulletin, I will be on vacation. Most of my vacation will be spent with family … [Read more...]

Close Out the Last Week of Spring Outdoors on These Guided Adventures!

Three months and 214 guided adventures later, the final week of The Last Green Valley’s (TLGV) Spring Outdoors program … [Read more...]

Trails in The Last Green Valley are Beckoning This Week!

National Trails Day is June 3rd, Connecticut Trails Days are June 3rd and 4th, and The Last Green Valley’s (TLGV) Spring … [Read more...]