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...]

Walks Highlight Land Trust Gems

One of the reasons our national heritage corridor has an abundance of open and conserved land is due to the land trusts … [Read more...]

‘Masked bandit’ is alive and well in The Last Green Valley

Summer vacation reading was a requirement growing up in my house. When I was about 9 or 10 years old, my mother gave me … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Insect-sized pit of doom a little wonder of natural world

A couple of months ago as I was unlocking the door to my barn, I noticed a conical-shaped hole in the sandy soil next to … [Read more...]

If you look closely, you can see signs of approaching fall

The autumnal equinox is more than a month away, but already I know the signs of seasonal change. I see it all around me … [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...]

An eastern box turtle is rare find in The Last Green Valley

The house I grew up in was only 100 yards from a small pond, and there was a golf course in my neighborhood with several … [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...]

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...]

Celebrate the Holiday Weekend and Spring Outdoors on the Trails!

The Last Green Valley’s (TLGV) Spring Outdoors leaders have guided hikes and tours on tap to celebrate a holiday weekend … [Read more...]