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...]

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...]

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...]