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Exploring the Many Colors of Spring Time

May 4, 2020

April was a month of exploration for me. Despite the chilly temperatures and frequent dreary, rainy days I found plenty of time to get out in the great outdoors of The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. I took the time to explore wooded trails […]

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The Last Green Valley is Offering a TerraCorps (AmeriCorps) Position

April 29, 2020

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) has been selected by TerraCorps, an AmeriCorps affiliated environmental non-profit, to be a Service Site for the 2020-21 TerraCorps program year. This partnership will allow TLGV to host a Youth Education Coordinator in a full-time, 11-month service position from […]

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Agriculture Businesses: Can We Lend You a Hand?

April 29, 2020

We’re Here to Help You Get the Word Out. The Last Green Valley Inc. wants to help connect you to the people who want to buy your products. If you have a farm stand, farm store, CSA or attend a farmer’s market regularly, please let […]

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Every Month is Earth Month: Make a Start to Make a Difference

April 29, 2020

April is Earth Month in The Last Green Valley, and to honor the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, I wanted to give you some more ways you can celebrate and support the goals of Earth Day – not just this month, but throughout the year. […]

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Cleanup Contest Extended!

April 22, 2020

The cleanup contest was such a success we are extending it through Aug. 31 with prizes awarded each month for the most garbage collected, and the most unusual item found. Every kid 15 and under who participates will also win a cool prize. Participation is […]

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Exploring 50 Years of Earth Day

April 20, 2020

“The care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy and, after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it, and to foster its renewal, is our only legitimate hope.” From “The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays” by […]

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Land Trust Hiking Locations in The Last Green Valley

April 20, 2020

Here in The Last Green Valley we are blessed with many different types of outdoor recreation. We certainly do not lack in trails to hike, bike and run, and we can thank the numerous land trusts active in the National Heritage Corridor for many miles […]

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New! 2020 Capacity Building Small Grant Program

April 15, 2020

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is pleased to announce a new round of capacity building grants for non-profits that are striving to advance their mission during difficult times. TLGV will provide grants up to $1,500 for equipment, services and training to improve remote communications […]

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Backyard Birds, Buds and Blooms

April 11, 2020

I’ve grown even more appreciative of my own backyard these last few weeks. I’ve always taken the time to walk the property regularly, and I am constantly surprised by the diversity of life I find. I thought sharing with you some of my observations in […]

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