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The Last Green Valley Quiz

Take the quiz. Those with the correct answer will be entered to win our monthly giveaway.

 

Here are some of our previous quiz questions, answers, and winners:

September: Walktober will be starting soon. In what year did it begin? Answer: 1991. Winner: No one answered correctly!

August: Often seen basking in the sun on rocks or logs, this type of turtle sheds its outer layer of shell in mid to late summer, revealing a brightly colored shell underneath. What is it? Answer: Painted turtle. Winner: T. Adams from Minnesota!

July: In what town in The Last Green Valley do the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers converge? Answer: Norwich. Winner: John M. from Putnam.

June: Which town in Last Green Valley has more operating dairy farms than any other town in CT? Answer: Woodstock. Winner: Thomas S. from the Griswold/Lisbon/Voluntown area.

May: Who was the first Red Sox player to be named American League Rookie of the Year? Answer: Walter Dropo. Winner: Cheryl G., West Hartford.

April: What is the name of the program in which the TLGV School Outreach Coordinator goes into a classroom of middle school children to teach them about water pollution? Answer: Watershed Education or Enviroscape Program. Winner: No one answered correctly.

March: What famous person from The Last Green Valley that was quoted to say, “I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” Answer: Nathan Hale. Winner:  Cheri R. from Hampton, CT.

February: What percent of The Last Green Valley is forest and farmland? Answer: 77%. Winner: Andrew T.

January: What is the name of The Last Green Valley’s program for children that happens once each month in a different location each time? Answer: Acorn Adventures. Winner: Monica S. from Brooklyn, CT.

December: What is the name of the wildlife rehabilitation center specializing in birds of prey, located in The Last Green Valley, that uses injured birds in educational programs? Answer: Horizon Wings. Winner: Denise B. from Woodstock, CT.

November: Which town, incorporated in 1920, is the youngest town in The Last Green Valley to be incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts? Answer: East Brookfield. Winner: Tammi F. from Norwich, CT.

October: In what town in The Last Green Valley does the French River merge with the Quinebaug River?  Answer: Thompson, CT.  Winner: Chris D. from CT DEEP in Hartford, CT.