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Back road bat mobile in The Last Green Valley

February 23, 2020

During the summer months my wife, Julie, and I drive the Bat Mobile along the dark roads of Windham County. Our patrol route is a 20-mile transect of small country roads between Windham and Putnam. While I would like you to think we are driving […]

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Role of the forester is keeper

February 23, 2020

“I have loved my woods since the day I first walked in them, but my appreciation of them has increased exponentially since I first had a professional forester walk in my woods with me.” — Stephen Long from “More Than A Woodlot: Getting the Most […]

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Finding Tracks in The Last Green Valley

February 10, 2020

A few weeks ago, The Last Green Valley woke to a crisp Sunday winter morning. Four inches of soft, wet snow fell overnight, and the storm had blown itself out, replaced by a stiff breeze and clearing skies — perfect conditions for wildlife tracking. I […]

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Request for Proposals – Timber Cruise

February 5, 2020

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is seeking the services of a Connecticut licensed forester, qualified in conducting timber cruises, to conduct two separate timber cruises, one in Union, CT and one in Stafford/Somers, CT. The purpose of each timber cruise is to provide a […]

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TLGV Seeks Information Ambassador

January 29, 2020

TLGV is seeking a part-time Information Ambassador on an as-needed basis, to deliver print materials to information kiosks, business partners, town halls, libraries and other locations throughout The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor and beyond. Most deliveries will be made in May (Explore Guide) […]

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The Mount Hope River

January 29, 2020

Last month I wrote about the Still River and Bigelow Brook in the first of my series about smaller rivers within The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. The series is inspired by a group of water resources professionals, community leaders and other interested folks […]

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Join Us for An Acorn Adventure on Animal Tracking – Feb. 22

January 28, 2020

Some animals love winter. Snow and the winter landscape can provide the perfect opportunity to follow their movements, even if you never see them. Join The Last Green Valley’s Chief Ranger Bill Reid 10 a.m., Feb. 22, at Lead Mine Mountain Trail, Sturbridge, Ma. on […]

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Join Us For A Full Moon Snowshoe Hike to the Tri-State Marker – Feb. 8

January 28, 2020

Join The Last Green Valley’s Rangers John and Kevin for a full moon snowshoe hike 6-8 p.m., Feb. 8 on the Air Line State Trail and to the Tri-State Marker where Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island meet. Hikers will meet at the Air Line Trail […]

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DATE CHANGE – Historical Happenings – Telling Your Story, Part I Moves to Feb. 26

January 24, 2020

We have had to reschedule the Historical Happenings program. Please see the details below. Join The Last Green Valley’s Assistant Director Francesca Kefalas in part one of a two part series aimed to help historical organizations, and any non-profit looking for some help, spread the […]

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