Spring’s Early Arrivers Have Made Their Return

Spring may be here, but at this writing many of our avian signs of spring are still to the south waiting for later … [Read more...]

Time to Spring Outdoors

What a winter it has been here in The Last Green Valley. Winter skated into December with deep-freeze temperatures. … [Read more...]

Snowshoe Hare Hop Around Northern Parts of the State

Last month, I ventured to my family’s property in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. Located in the Monadnock region of … [Read more...]

The Last Green Valley’s Acorn Adventure: Treasure Hunting on the Trails

TLGV is teaming up with the Girl Scouts of Connecticut on Sunday, March 25, 1-3 p.m., to hold a letterboxing Acorn … [Read more...]

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...]