Walktober Offers Something For Everyone This Fall

October 15, 2018

To be a true New Englander is to enjoy and live gladly within the essence of the four seasons. To me, no month defines New […]


CANCELLED – Walktober #35 on Sept. 29

September 28, 2018

The Riverfest Community Paddle scheduled for Saturday  from 10 am to 3 pm in Willimantic has been cancelled. The Willimantic Whitewater Partnership has shared with […]


American eel’s journey is an amazing one

September 1, 2018

“As long as the tide ebbed, eels were leaving the marshes and running out to sea. Thousands passed the lighthouse that night, on the first […]


Join Ranger Bill on a Sunset Paddle

July 16, 2018

Join Chief Ranger Bill Reid and Ernie Benoit of the Webster Lake Association for an enjoyable sunset and full moon paddle at Webster Lake, T […]

Walktober Paddle with Chief Ranger Bill, photo by L. Bruinooge

Paddle Mansfield Hollow on the Summer Solstice with TLGV

June 12, 2018

Join Chief Ranger Bill Reid, 5 – 7 p.m., June 21  at Mansfield Hollow State Park, 151 Bassetts Bridge Road, Mansfield, CT for an evening […]


June a Busy Month for Nature and TLGV Rangers

June 11, 2018

“The big surge of green is past. Now there will be several weeks of urgent growth before the Midsummer lull when that growth will be […]


Join Poquetanuck Cove Paddle on June 2

May 22, 2018

Explore Poquetanuck Cove June 2 with the Thames River Basin Partnership. Poquetanuck Cove is a two-mile long brackish water tidal cove of the Thames River […]


Get Out and Paddle Along Our Rivers This Spring

May 21, 2018

Rivers are the lifeblood of The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. They define our region’s history, from transportation and sources of food for the […]


Nature’s Transformation Has Begun With Winter Finally Behind Us

May 7, 2018

We are gratefully sliding from April into May. Frankly, I am happy to see April headed toward the rear-view mirror. It, along with March, was […]


Difficult to Catch a Glimpse of the Shy River Otter

January 16, 2018

It was a freezing cold January morning in 1979. My job at Old Sturbridge Village that morning involved feeding and watering a dozen sheep, two […]


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