Tastes of the Valley Harvest Tour!

Celebrating local farms, orchards, vintners, brewers and restaurants! This year, we invite you to take a gourmet … [Read more...]

Chaplin: A Village Suspended in Time

In preparing for this article I perused the Town of Chaplin website. A section about the town’s history starts with this … [Read more...]

A Public and Private Partnership to Conserve Purple Martins

I always enjoy hearing from readers of this column. A few weeks back Mariano Librojo from Norwich contacted me and sent … [Read more...]

TLGV Announces New Board Officers and Members

At its recent Annual Meeting, held at Creaser Park in Coventry, members of The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) elected … [Read more...]

TLGV Member Program – Sunday, August 30

Join Chief Ranger Bill Reid for a sunset paddle at Mansfield Hollow Lake on Sunday, August 30 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. We … [Read more...]

Calling All Photographers! Show off Your Talent in TLGV’s 2021 Calendar

Submission deadline extended to Oct. 9. The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is searching for 13 photos that capture the … [Read more...]

Burdock, the “Velcro” of wild plants

“Nature seems partial to the burdock. What extra pains she seems to have taken to perpetuate this worse than useless … [Read more...]

Dweller of both woods and water: eastern or red-spotted newt

After a dry spell we finally had two days with a combination of passing showers, an evening of steady rain and then … [Read more...]

Exploring Bald Eagle Nests in The Last Green Valley

For several years now I have hiked a little used trail that winds along the banks of a tributary to the Quinebaug River. … [Read more...]

The American Chestnut Tree: Tragic Past and Hopeful Future

On a late June morning I met up with about 25 people at the parking area of the Wyndham Land Trust’s Bull Hill Project … [Read more...]