Mansfield Hollow Worth a Visit Any Time of Year

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

Acorn Adventure: Bobcat Tracks and More with Wyndham Land Trust!

The Last Green Valley’s Acorn Adventure: Bobcat Tracks and More with Wyndham Land Trust Children and their families … [Read more...]

Winter Hike/Snowshoe with Chief Ranger Bill Reid

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

Christmas Colors Found in the Winter Woods

This Thursday, at exactly 11:27 a.m., marks the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. It will be the first day of … [Read more...]

Stock Up on Seed To Help Birds Weather the Winter

My interest in wild birds was a gift from my parents. I grew up in a woodsy Boston suburb with lots of trees and … [Read more...]

Northern Red Oak is Mighty and Reliable

“The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.” Anonymous – fortune cookie There is a … [Read more...]

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...]