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What Is The Last Green Valley?

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!

Bears in the Backyard

I’ll never forget my first encounter with a black bear in the wild. It was 1972 and I spent spring vacation hiking and camping in…

Join Us for the TLGV Annual Meeting

Join TLGV for a fun evening and a chance to look back on a year of accomplishments and take a…

Acorn Adventure for Families: A Dairy Farm Adventure

Join us for a Dairy Farm Adventure from 2 – 4 pm on May 19 at Fairholm Farm, 80 Chandler…

Calling All Photographers! Show off Your Talent in TLGV’s 2025 Calendar!

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is searching for photos capturing the unique spirit of the National Heritage Corridor. We…

people sit around a large stone fire pit celebrating the winter solstice.

Rangers Wanted

Join the TLGV volunteer team and become a Ranger. As a Ranger you’ll help inspire others to care for, enjoy…

Keeping The Last Green Valley Clean and Green!

Show your love for The Last Green Valley by organizing an Earth Month or River Cleanup, Pollinator Planting or Invasive…

Outdoor Adventures with Ranger Bill — Enjoying West Thompson Lake

In The Last Green Valley we are fortunate to have several U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) project areas. I…

Ranger Bill’s Outdoor Adventures – Tinkerville Brooke in Ashford, CT

One of my favorite hikes is Tinkerville Brook in Ashford, CT. It is one of many properties owned by Joshua’s…

Sunrise at Old Furnace State Park as people watch.

Outdoor Adventures with Ranger Bill – Old Furnace State Park

A beautiful 2.5 mile loop hike One of my favorite locations for a quick hike is Old Furnace State Park…

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We had another fun day with Woodstock Recreation yesterday! Ranger Christie and Ranger Bill had all kinds of fun activities for the kids! We get pretty excited any time we can work with kids and show them the wonders of living in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor!

We had another fun day with Woodstock Recreation yesterday! Ranger Christie and Ranger Bill had all kinds of fun activities for the kids! We get pretty excited any time we can work with kids and show them the wonders of living in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor! ... See MoreSee Less

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Ranger Bill is at Oxford Fishing Day at Carbuncle Pond. MA Fish and Wildlife are here to show kids how to fish. Come on down and catch some fish!

Ranger Bill is at Oxford Fishing Day at Carbuncle Pond. MA Fish and Wildlife are here to show kids how to fish. Come on down and catch some fish! ... See MoreSee Less

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35 Towns In The Last Green Valley

In Eastern Connecticut and South-Central Massachusetts

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