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Exploring The Last Green Valley: We can help protect our pollinators

June 16, 2019

I am pretty sure my neighbors drive by our house and wonder when we’re going to mow the lawn. The fact is, we care more about the wildflowers and important pollinating insects making our yard and fields home than we care about how it looks […]


Exploring The Last Green Valley: Lady’s slipper a beautiful forest addition

June 9, 2019

One recent morning, I ventured over to Old Furnace State Park in Killingly for a hike. The park is less than 10 miles from my house and is one of my preferred locations for a forest ramble. Old Furnace has an excellent trail network. I […]


TLGV Moving Offices Temporarily 

June 5, 2019

Effective immediately, The Last Green Valley, Inc. is moving its office temporarily to Quinebaug Valley Community College, 742 Upper Maple St., Danielson CT. TLGV must vacate its offices in downtown Danielson as the landlord undertakes remediation of asbestos and mold in the building. As TLGV […]


Exploring the Last Green Valley: Remembering Teale and D-Day this Week

June 2, 2019

I am partial to June. It is my birth month and that of my mother, too. It is also the month of the Summer Solstice and when school summer vacation begins. My memories of summer vacation run deep. Summer meant Boy Scout camp, hikes and […]


June is “Busting Out All Over” With Outdoor Opportunities

May 28, 2019

We’re on the cusp of June, and before you know it the summer solstice will arrive with the warmth and heat of the season. If you’re looking to get outdoors and experience countless and diverse locations in The Last Green Valley for enjoying nature, here […]


Updated Spring Outdoors Calendar is Here!

May 23, 2019

Join us for a season of Walks, Hikes, Bikes, Paddles and much more! Download your updated calendar here! Check back often for Spring Outdoors updates.


Exploring The Last Green Valley: Black fly a springtime winged tormentor

May 19, 2019

“The sun always crosses the line on time, but the seasons which he makes are by no means so punctual; they loiter, or they hasten, and the spring tokens are 3 or 4 weeks earlier or later some season than others.” — John Burroughs from “Spring […]


Exploring The Last Green Valley: Volunteers with noble purpose help monitor fishable streams

May 12, 2019

What do three types of mayfly, four types of stonefly and five types of caddisfly have in common? Each of these micro-invertebrates begins their life in water. Each of these species is also sensitive to water pollution, and therefore serve as an indicator of the […]


New Round of Heritage Transaction Grants Now Open

May 7, 2019

A new round of TLGV’s small-grant program, the Heritage Transaction Fund, for nonprofits, towns and cities in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor is now open! The grants will be awarded to projects that will permanently protect significant historic properties or structures, agriculture or […]