TLGV Awards $12,000 in Historic Preservation Grants

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) recently awarded $12,000 in grants to four local organizations to preserve, protect, … [Read more...]

Visit the many farm and community festivals close to home

“The Earth’s distances invite the eye. And as the eye reaches, so must the mind stretch to meet these new horizons. I … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Hike to Breakneck Pond like visiting home of old friend

In my capacity as chief ranger of The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor, I have maintained a tradition for … [Read more...]

The Air Line Trail State Park: A recreation resource to be explored

Last year my wife and I purchased new bicycles. We purchased multi-use bikes with wider tires than the narrow tires for … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Walktober nears as Autumnal Equinox does

Welcome to the last week of summer. Sorry, but someone had to break it to you. The Autumnal Equinox in our Northern … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Mighty oak has glorious past, perilous present, hopeful future

“Since the glaciers last retreated and since humans began to build and settle down, there have been but two versions of … [Read more...]

Help Improve Water Quality in The Last Green Valley

Join The Last Green Valley’s Water Quality Monitoring team and become a citizen scientist. Jean Pillo, Water Quality … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: This is ‘empty nest’ time for us and the birds

Two weeks ago, my colleague took her youngest child to college thereby joining the “empty nest” club. My youngest left … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: General Lyon’s birthplace and burial along Natchaug Trail

It was during a Walktober event led by State Archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni that I first learned about General … [Read more...]

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Luna moth a recognizable, beautiful creature

A few weeks ago, I discovered a large, bright green caterpillar in the yard. It was the size of my thumb with small dark … [Read more...]