Bobcats Alive and Well in The Last Green Valley

I saw a bobcat for the first time as a 10-year-old, visiting family friends in Sudbury, Mass. They had an old farm, and … [Read more...]

Explore The Last Green Valley – Photo Contest Winners Announced

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) announces the 13 winners of this year’s Calendar Photo Contest.  The winning images … [Read more...]

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

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

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...]

Blessing of the Animals

For many of us animals are not just pets, but are family and beloved companions. A Blessing of the Animals witnesses to … [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...]

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...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Ruffed grouse encounter a pleasant surprise

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Ruffed grouse encounter a pleasant surprise This past March I was hiking through a … [Read more...]

The Return of the Bald Eagle – a Perfect Way to Celebrate Earth Day

I can think of no better way to recognize Earth Day – today – than to explore our region’s success with the return of … [Read more...]