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TLGV Program Update

We encourage you to enjoy the outdoors and explore The Last Green Valley’s close-to-home trails, open spaces and agricultural businesses. Please be mindful of good social distancing practices and watch our social media feeds for recommended outdoor activities!

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) will reopen its office to the public in a limited capacity starting June 15. All visitors must wear a mask and maintain a physical distance of six feet or more. Appointments are recommended as no more than half the staff will be in the office at any time to ensure compliance with the state’s executive orders. TLGV has self-certified its reopening to ensure safe practices are in place.

To make an appointment, call 860-774-3300. TLGV’s normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, except for holidays. TLGV’s office is at 203B Main St., Danielson, CT on the second floor of Key Bank.

If a staff member is not available to meet in person, we encourage our members, business partners and supporters to call or email us. TLGV’s staff are all working, even if they are not in the office.

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Welcome to The Last Green Valley

The Last Green Valley is green by day and dark by night. We are a National Heritage Corridor with a rich history in a surprisingly rural landscape. With 84% forest and farm, we are the last swath of dark night sky in the coastal sprawl between Boston and Washington DC.

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) works for you in the National Heritage Corridor. Together, we can care for it, enjoy it and pass it on!

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Sunset Member Paddle

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TLGV Reopens to the Public June 15

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Groton Open Space Association Cleanup 2014

Cleanup Contest Extended!

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New! 2020 Capacity Building Small Grant Program

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Important Opportunity Available for Forestland or Woodland Owners

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Update re: 2020 Cleanup Funds

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Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) 
has been advised that 150,000 gallons of partially treated, but not disinfected, wastewater has bypassed the Plainfield Village wastewater treatment facility in Plainfield. The Plainfield Village facility discharges to the Mill Brook, which is a tributary to the Quinebaug River, via Packers Pond. DEEP advises against contact recreation in Mill Brook, Packers Pond and the Quinebaug River below the intersection with Mill Brook for the next 48 hours. The problem is a direct result of power issues related to Tropical Storm Isaias. The Plainfield plant is back up and running.

Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP)
has been advised that 150,000 gallons of partially treated, but not disinfected, wastewater has bypassed the Plainfield Village wastewater treatment facility in Plainfield. The Plainfield Village facility discharges to the Mill Brook, which is a tributary to the Quinebaug River, via Packers Pond. DEEP advises against contact recreation in Mill Brook, Packers Pond and the Quinebaug River below the intersection with Mill Brook for the next 48 hours. The problem is a direct result of power issues related to Tropical Storm Isaias. The Plainfield plant is back up and running.
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What's up in the Sky this August? A lot! Many of the planets will be out at night! Jupiter, Saturn and Mars make appearances. And the best meteor shower of the year - the perseids happen mid-month. And, there is a comet to be seen! Check out the video for the details! youtu.be/IzWtsfqpyzY
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Saw comet Neowise as well as Jupiter and Saturn this past week!

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