August Means Start of Agricultural Fair Season

“By August’s end the warblers are moving through here again, on their way south. But more quietly than they came north … [Read more...]

Buckthorn Can Overtake A Forest

Invasive plants are attempting to take over our forests and fields. From winged euonymus (burning bush) and Japanese … [Read more...]

Ranger Bill to Lead Woods Walk At Coventry Farmers’ Market

Join Chief Ranger Bill Reid 10 a.m. at the Coventry Farmers' Market, Nathan Hale Homestead Museum, 2299 South Street, … [Read more...]

June a Busy Month for Nature and TLGV Rangers

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

Last Call for Walktober Leaders!

Fall may seem like a long way away, but here in The Last Green Valley, we’re already gearing up for the 28th Annual … [Read more...]

Ranger Bill to Lead Member Hike

Chief Ranger Bill Reid will be leading a hike on the Nipmuck Trail as part of CT Trails Day, June 2. The hike will be a … [Read more...]

Spring promises a variety of song and eggs

In my office I have a photograph of two bald eagles in a nest with two young hatchlings. The eagles built it about 10 … [Read more...]

The Last Green Valley Announces First Funding Phase of $12.2 Million Project to Protect the Southern New England Heritage Forest

The Last Green Valley, Inc. and its project partners have launched phase one of a $12.2 million program to help … [Read more...]

Nature’s Transformation Has Begun With Winter Finally Behind Us

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

Red Fox is The Ghost of The Forest

This winter, I spent several days skiing in Vermont. Several large snow storms created a canvas of fresh snow on the … [Read more...]