Acorn Adventure Feb. 2018

The Last Green Valley’s Acorn Adventure: Treasure Hunting on the Trails

March 2, 2018

TLGV is teaming up with the Girl Scouts of Connecticut on Sunday, March 25, 1-3 p.m., to hold a letterboxing Acorn Adventure  at Camp Laurel, […]


Mansfield Hollow Worth a Visit Any Time of Year

February 26, 2018

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


Winter Hike/Snowshoe with Chief Ranger Bill Reid

February 1, 2018

The Last Green Valley is hosting a winter hike, 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 10 at , Mansfield Hollow State Park, 151 Bassetts Bridge Road, […]


12 Things To Do in 2018 in The Last Green Valley

January 2, 2018

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 […]


Go Rolling on the River Trail with Ranger Jean – Sunday Dec. 17

December 16, 2017

Do you and your kids need a break from all the holiday hustle and bustle? Ranger Jean Pillo is once again hosting The Last Green […]


There’s One More Weekend to Walktober!

November 2, 2017

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


Exploring The Last Green Valley: Invaders in our Backyards and Woods

October 23, 2017

Over the past few years, I have used this column to highlight concerns with invasive plant species having a severe, negative impact on the natural […]

Walkers Photo by Jim Gothreau

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

October 16, 2017

Walktober has plenty of offerings for adventurers. Oct. 20-23 features several Walktober adventures meant to be more challenging. Walktober is in its 27th year and […]


Walks Highlight Land Trust Gems

October 10, 2017

One of the reasons our national heritage corridor has an abundance of open and conserved land is due to the land trusts actively working within […]


The Natchaug River valley is worth a visit soon

August 16, 2017

For 30 years I lived in Woodstock Valley on Route 198, the state highway that stretches between Chaplin to the south and Southbridge to the […]


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