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...]

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...]

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...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Nature’s Early Bloomer: Discovering Bloodroot

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Nature’s Early Bloomer: Discovering Bloodroot One of our Last Green Valley members … [Read more...]

History, Nature & Wildlife Featured in The Last Green Valley’s Spring Outdoors!

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) steps into April with historical, woodland, and nature walks designed to get you … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Reading the forested landscape

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Reading the forested landscape The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor is … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: The witch of the woods has many uses

Exploring The Last Green Valley: The witch of the woods has many uses This past month, I led a hike along the Nipmuck … [Read more...]

Mystery Member Meanders in The Last Green Valley! September 2016…get to Sturbridge, MA!

Varying habitat in one location happens in The Last Green Valley! There are so many unexpected and hidden treasures in … [Read more...]

Mystery Member Meanders in The Last Green Valley! July 2016…visit Southbridge, MA!

A trail just off the road, an open field lying undetected behind the woods, a pond full of turtles! There are so many … [Read more...]