Bailey’s Ravine at Ayer Gap

This 80-acre property is owned by The Nature Conservancy offers a short but rugged hike through a small gorge. Bailey Brook flows through the property, offering a handful of small waterfalls. Amoderate rocky incline at the start will lead to great view of Franklin’s countryside. No fee.

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Connecticut Water Company

Connecticut Water is a regulated public water utility that is committed to providing high quality water and world-class service to families and communities while being good stewards of the environment. CWC serves more than 105,000 customers, which is about 350,000 people, in 60 towns in Connecticut – including 11 towns within The Last Green Valley.…

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Friends of the Garden on the Bridge & Garden Club of Windham

The Garden on the Bridge attracts visitors from the region and beyond. Built in 1857, this stone structure once carried traffic across the Willimantic River. Today it offers colorful plantings and exquisite views of dams and waterfalls. It is convenient to walking, hiking, and biking trails, restaurants, and other amenities. Like us on Facebook –…

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Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm

Family farm and farm store open year round featuring pasture-raised poultry, homemade ice cream, fresh baked goods, turkey pies, locally grown foods, and corn maze (Sept. & Oct.).

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Taylor Brooke Winery

Experience the Vintage of the Quiet Corner. We produce over two dozen wines, ciders and brandy – including our signature Chocolate Essence and Wine Dog 1. Enjoy a glass of wine, bring a picnic lunch to enjoy next to the vineyard, browse our gift shop and check out our fine line of Connecticut specialty foods,…

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Boundless Energy at Fort Hill Farms & Gardens

Botany and nature walks as well as Joyercise fitness sessions can be made by appointment all year long -includes only you and the people you bring – $15/pp. The only true way to get good, lasting energy is OUTside! Getting your energy OUTside at Fort Hill Farms is special – everywhere you look is a…

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Avalonia Land Conservancy, Inc.

Avalonia is dedicated to conservation through acquisition of open space in southeastern Connecticut since 1968. We believe that the conservation of natural resources for the benefit of people and wildlife is essential to ensure healthy and livable communities for generations to come. To visit our preserves, go to Avalonia.org.

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Quiet Corner Garden Club

(QCGC) members share a love of gardens and wildlife, enjoy learning, love to meet new people, and want to share our time, talents and love of nature with others who feel the same way.  Members come from the Quiet Corner towns of Northeast CT and, recently, from south central Massachusetts. The Quiet Corner Garden Club…

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